Scholarships and financial aid
At ITESO we do our part to form men and women who are free, critical, responsible, competent and determined to put themselves and their profession at the service of the less fortunate in our society, to renew Mexican culture and to achieve a more just and human social coexistence.
ITESO offers financial aid to Mexican professionals with aptitudes, interest and talent who need assistance to cover the cost of their academic preparation.
- 45% of ITESO students receive some kind of scholarship, discount or financial aid.
- 4,000 students receiving support
- Over 275 million pesos a year are allocated for student financial aid.
The student must choose a single option of scholarship or discount, since none of these supports are accumulative (CONACYT being the only exception).
Graduate Programs in Humanities
- Scholarships from The National Council for Science and Technology for Classroom-based Programs.
- Corporate discount (30%)
- Discount for graduates (20%)
- IJJ Discount (20%)
- Discount for Jesuit University System alumni (15%)
- Discount for AUSJAL network alumni (15%)
- Discount for Jalisco Government employees (30%)
- Discount for schools with an educational agreement (30%)
- Educational financial aid (scholarship and student loan)
- FIDERH financial support
- Santander Mexico student loan
- Scholarships from The National Council for Science and Technology for Classroom-based Graduate Programs
Financial support in the form of a scholarship for graduate level education (PhD, Master's Degree and Specialization) for talented students enrolled in Graduate Programs that are listed on the National Registry of Quality Graduate Programs.
Characteristics of the clasroom-based modality
For Mexican or foreign students who are enrolled in classroom-based programs and express a formal commitment to be full-time students of their graduate program (GP); they also must maintain academic quality and performance as required by the Agreement for Awarding Scholarships, and the Scholarship Regulations of the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT).
- Candidate Requirements
Some of requirements (the rest are listed on the invitation to apply):
- A minimum overall average of 7.80 at the previous level of education if the studies were done in Mexico, and 8.00 if they were done abroad, or;
- A minimum overall average of 8.00 in each school period of the graduate program for which the scholarship was awarded (recovered average) and a passing grade in all courses.
- Being an exclusively full-time student of the Graduate Program.
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The scholarship beneficiaries are determined through an evaluation process conducted by CONACYT, according to what is established in the Invitation to Apply for Scholarships.
- Scholarship benefits
- A monthly payment for room and board, in accordance with the duration and the degree for which the scholarship is awarded, as specified on the National Scholarship Scale. The duration will be established in the Letter and the Agreement for Scholarship Allocation that will be issued for each scholarship.
- Medical insurance provided by the National Security and Social Service Institute for State Workers (ISSSTE) for the duration of the scholarship, with coverage for the beneficiary and, if applicabe, the beneficiary's spouse and children, as set forth in ISSSTE provisions.
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Collaboration agreement with companies, organizations or institutions allowing them to improve the workplace and professional performance of their personnel.
The company, organization or institution shall provide a list of their employees along with the following documents:
- Payroll receipt for each of the employees that will benefit from the discount.
This requirement must be fulfilled each term one week prior to the beginning of classes.
Bachelor's degree or diploma course alumni must present their alumni ID at the Financial Aid Module (MAFIN).
To acquire an alumni ID, go to the alumni offices, on the second floor of the "A" building. For more information contact: 3669-3434 Ext. 3703, firstname.lastname@example.org .
ITESO and the Youth Institute of Jalisco (IJJ, in its initials in Spanish), out of concern for the educational development of Jalisco residents, grant a 20% discount for students of the following graduate programs: Specialization, Master's Degree and PhD taught at and by ITESO, as well as those that have the support of CONACYT.
- This support cannot be combined with other discounts or scholarships that the beneficiary may have.
- This support does not include the Master's Degree in Administrative Direction of Educational Institutions.
- ITESO will grant a 10% discount for the online MBAE program.
Jesuit University System alumni must present their alumni ID when they make payment; they must also present it at the Financial Aid Module (MAFIN).
Alumni of any Jesuit University in Latin America that belongs to the AUSJAL network should present an alumni ID or some other document attesting to their studies at the Financial Aid Module (MAFIN).
Only available for Jalisco Government employees (it cannot be applied to their relatives); the government agency shall provide a list of the employees, as well as their corresponding payroll receipts. This requirement must be fulfilled each term one week prior to the beginning of the classes.
Ask for discounts granted to some Municipal Governments.
A maximum of three people per institution who are studying a graduate program at the same time may benefit from this support. They must present a letter from their school or institution prior to the beginning of the term. This requirement must be fulfilled each term.
These percentages of aid are granted according to the applicant's economic need together with the corresponding tuition fees.
- Percentage of exemption from tuition.
- Scholarship percentage for siblings of ITESO students.
- Percentage of financial aid, in the form of a loan, that the student will begin to pay after finishing the graduate program.
- Accessible payment plans in accordance with income.
- Request a file number at the Coordination of Graduate Admissions.
- Pay for the socio-economic study at the Financial Aid Module (MAFIN) or at BBVA Bancomer (80012).
- Pick up the application form.
- Fill out the application form and put together the required documentation (proof of expenses and income)
- Return the application along with the full documentation to MAFIN
- Interview with a social worker.
- Wait 10 working days for the results.
For more information: Xavier Scheifler SJ Building Tel. (33) 3669-3552, email@example.com.
Federal trust fund, managed by the Bank of Mexico, which funds graduate studies. ITESO grants 20% financial aid to FIDERH loan recipients.
For more information: Tel. (55) 22.214.171.124 y 93,94, www.fiderh.org.mx
Santander México Bank's student loan offers up to ten years of financing regardless of the applicant's age.
- Fixed rate of 1% monthly interest.
- Free life insurance.
- Up to 8.5 years to pay off the loan.