Colombia Government Scholarship 2024 | Fully Funded

There is good news for all international students who want to study in Colombia for free. Applications are now open for the Colombia Government Scholarship 2024. Students can study Master’s, Doctorate degree, Specialization, and Free Spanish Language under this scholarship program. In today’s article, we will discuss all the necessary details you want to know about this scholarship program.

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This scholarship is funded by ICETEX. All international students except the local students of Colombia are eligible for this scholarship program. If you really aren’t able to pay your free then this is a good option for you to study for free. Unlike in other countries, there is no IELTS required to apply for this scholarship program.

ICETEX is a public organization in Colombia, the main aim of this scholarship is to attract the most talented students from all over the world to study in Colombia. These scholarships are fully funded which means all the expenses including Tuition fees, Living Expenses, Visa including Monthly Support with be provided by the organization. Let’s discuss in detail about Colombia Government Scholarship.

Details of Colombia Government Scholarship 2024

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
University Name: Multiple Universities
Country Name: Colombia 🇨🇴
Degree Programs: Specialization, Master and Ph.D. degree

Scholarship Duration

The duration of different scholarships offered by the government of Colombia is given below:

Masters degree:

  • 24 months (4 semesters)

Ph.D. degree:

  • 48 months (8 Semesters)

Spanish language course:

  • Upto 6 months


  • 18 months (3 semesters)

Scholarship Benefits

This scholarship is fully funded you need to pay for anything you will get most of the funds from the university. Students will get the following benefits from the university.

  • Tuition Fee waiver.
  • Medical Insurance to scholars.
  • Expenses of required books and other materials.
  • Living Expenses in Colombia.
  • You will get a Colombia Visa.
  • Monthly support (if needed)
  • Unforeseen Costs.
  • Scholars can access high-quality education and engage with renowned professors in their respective fields.
  • Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Colombian culture, learn from diverse communities, and build lifelong connections with fellow students and professionals.

Eligibility Criteria for Colombia Government Scholarship 

In order to apply for the ICETEX scholarship you need to fulfill the following criteria required  by the ICETEX:

  • All international students can apply.
  • Citizens of Colombia are not eligible.
  • NO IELTS is required.
  • Students must not have martial relations in Colombia.
  • The age limit is 50 years. Students must not be older than 50 years.
  • Every applicant can enroll in a maximum of three-degree programs.
  • You must have a bachelor’s degree, in the case of a Ph.D. scholarship, you must have a master’s scholarship.


Proficiency in the Spanish language is essential for successful applicants, as most of the courses are taught in Spanish. Applicants may be required to provide proof of their language proficiency through standardized tests such as the DELE or the SIELE.

Required Documents:

You need to submit the following documents in order to be eligible for this scholarship, submit all the documents any missing documents can reject your scholarship application.

  • CV or resume
  • Admission Letter from the Colombian University.
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Health Certificate
  • Passport copy.
  • Professional experience Certificate.
  • Results of  Spanish Language Proficiency.
  • Copies Of Transcripts (Notarized copies).
  • Essay to assist why you want to study in Colombia.

How to Apply for the Government of Colombia Scholarship 2024?

Students can submit their application in the office or if you are International students you can apply through Online Portal.

Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview, either in person or through video conferencing. The interview provides an opportunity for the selection committee to assess the applicant’s communication skills, intellectual curiosity, and commitment to their chosen field of study.

If you have any questions visit the official website given below.


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