USA: GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2009-2010

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The Office
of International Education (OIE) and the Center for U.S.-Mexico Studies
(CUSMS) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) enhances the
academic relationship between UTD, Mexico, Latin America and the
Caribbean using an interdisciplinary approach to focus on international
education, research, and public service programs. OIE and CUSMS invite
citizens from country members of the OAS to participate applying for
graduate scholarships through the Agreement of Collaboration between
UTD and the Organization of American States (OAS). The UTD-OAS
scholarship includes one round trip airfare, living expenses, tuition
and fees, and health insurance.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The application
for the UTD-OAS scholarship may be accomplished through two different
ways: (1) self placed scholarships and (2) OAS-placed scholarships.

SELF PLACED SCHOLARSHIPS
Candidates must apply directly to The University of Texas at Dallas.
Simultaneously candidates have to apply to the National Liaison Office
(NLO) in his/her home country. Fellowships awards depend on the
submission of the admission letter to complete the file for review and
deliberation. Each NLO define its own calendar for the submission of
application paper work, including the admission letter from UTD. Please
verify dates directly in the NLO of your country.

In the following website you may identify the NLOs of country members of the OAS: http://www.educoas.org/portal/es/becas/ones.aspx?culture=es&tabindex=9&childindex=13

Fellowship awards are published in the month of June to begin the academic program in the month of August.

UTD APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    Candidates must satisfy admission, departmental, and international
    requirements at UTD. Application form and letter of recommendation
    format may be obtained from the following Web sites

    :

    http://www.utdallas.edu/research/cusms/intgradapp.pdf
    http://www.utdallas.edu/research/cusms/request.pdf
  • UTD requires the satisfaction of English
    proficiency (TOEFL) and standardized test such as the Graduate Record
    Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). For
    more information, please review admission requirements in the academic
    unit where the program of your interest is offered. The electronic
    links for these tests are reflected at the end of this site, where you
    will find dates, costs, etc.
  • The current scholarship announcement is for the Academic Year
    2009-2010, beginning classes in the month of August. The deadline for
    the reception of applications at UTD is on March 9, 2009.
  • The application must include $100.00 administrative fee. The check
    in U.S. dollars or money order must be titled as The University of
    Texas at Dallas. Also the fee may be cancelled using a credit card (see
    application form).
  • The application, the administrative fee, and other requirements
    must be sent to the office of the Center for US-Mexico Studies, UTD-OAS
    Program:
  • Contact:
    The Center for US-Mexico Studies
    The University of Texas at Dallas
    800 W. Campbell JO 52
    Richardson, TX 75080, USA
    Tel. (972) 883 6401

    OAS-placed scholarships

    • Candidates must apply to the National Liaison Office (NLO) in
      his/her home country, indicating his/her preference to pursue graduate
      studies at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Deadlines are
      defined by each NLO.
    • In the following Web site you may identify the NLOs of country
      members of the OAS:
      http://www.educoas.org/portal/es/becas/ones.aspx?culture=es&tabindex=9&childindex=13

    • The application form (Formulario OEA 098-PLACED) is obtained from the following electronic site: http://www.educoas.org/Portal/docs/SOLICITUDDEBECAS098PLACEDeng.pdf
    • Once applications are evaluated, candidates are interviewed in their home countries.
      d. The petition of the candidates to be admitted to UTD is sent to our
      office to be evaluated by the Office of Enrollment Services.

    For more information about OAS-placed scholarships, including requirements, please visit the electronic site of the Educational Portal of the Americas, http://www.educoas.org/Portal/es/becas/graduate1c.aspx?culture=es&tabindex=9&childindex=11

    UTD-OAS Scholarship Program Components
    UTD-OAS scholars will are sponsored by the Inter American Agency for
    Cooperation and Development (IACD) and UTD. IACD will sponsor the first
    half of the academic programs (first year for master programs and two
    first years for Ph.D. programs). UTD will sponsor the second half of
    the academic programs (second year for master programs and third and
    fourth years for Ph.D. programs).

    The UTD-OAS scholarship program includes:

    • Round trip air fare for travel between the country of origin and UTD.
    • An allowance for living expenses, including books and materials
    • Health insurance
    • Tuition and fees

    For more information, please contact us:
    Center for US-Mexico Studies*
    The University of Texas at Dallas
    800 W. Campbell JO52
    Richardson, TX 75080, USA
    E-mail: naida(AT)utdallas.edu
    Página electrónica: http://www.utdallas.edu/research/cusms
    Tel: (972) 883 6401
    Fax: (972) 883 4717
     www.utdallas.edu

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