Benito Juarez Scholarship Overview

Benito Juarez Scholarship

It’s nice to be back with another interesting post for our Mexican readers that might want to be beneficiaries of the Benito Juarez Scholarship. This post will give you a general overview of the project and also look at the frequently asked questions of the Benito Juarez Scholarship.

The mission of Benito Juarez Scholarship: To Avoid School Dropout

In Mexico, only 7 out of 10 young people between 15 and 17 have the opportunity to study the upper-middle level. However, 38% of students who drop out of school attribute it to a lack of financial resources. For example, in the 2016-2017 cycle, only 59% of those who had to do so completed their studies.

High school dropout represents a risk factor for young people and exposes them to violence and crime. A school is a safe place where they can develop their full potential.


The Future of Mexico is in Education

The “Benito Juárez” Welfare Scholarship program in Higher Secondary Education will provide financial support to students who are studying at a public school to reduce school dropout.

It will also seek to promote the participation of beneficiaries in activities to improve their community, contributing to their human development, strengthening their identity with the social environment and promoting national pride.


Requirements for the Benito Juarez Scholarship

You only need to be enrolled in a public education institution of the upper-middle level of the Mexican Republic.

You must not be receiving any other type of scholarship or stimulus for upper-middle-level students from the federal government.

You must give your information in your Educational Center to the volunteers (managers, workers, academics and students) who will carry out the Benito Juárez Scholarship Census for Wellbeing.

When required, you must verify and update your identity, registration, as well as submit the documentation requested by the scholarship team that will visit you at your school or through the digital platform.


Frequent questions for the Benito Juárez Scholarship for young people in higher education

Below are the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Universal Benito Juárez Scholarship for young people of Higher Secondary Education.

  1. What is the Benito Juárez Wellness Scholarship Program?

It is a program of the Government of Mexico that seeks to guarantee the right to education of girls, boys, adolescents and young people with limited financial resources so that they can enrol, remain and conclude their studies in the public schools of the country.


  1. What is the Benito Juárez Universal Higher Education Scholarship?

It is a modality of the National Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students of higher secondary education level.


  1. Who is it for?

To students with limited economic resources between 14 and 21 years of age of the upper-middle level to continue their studies.


  1. What are the requirements?

That the students are enrolled, enrolled and in force in public schools of school modality.

They are between 14 and 21 years old, turned December 31, 2019.

Not be a beneficiary of another educational grant granted by the federal government.


  1. How can you apply for the scholarship?

Interested youth may register at their school with the staff designated to conduct the census.


  1. What is the amount of the scholarship?

The scholarship is $800 (eight hundred) pesos per month, which will be delivered to the beneficiary on a bimonthly basis, i.e. $1600 (one thousand six hundred) pesos.


  1. If in a family there is more than one student of Upper Middle level, will each receive a scholarship?

Yes, the Benito Juárez Universal Middle School Scholarship consists of support of $800 (eight hundred pesos) per month per fellow.


  1. How long will the scholarship be received?

They will award the scholarship for five bimesters, that is, 10 months of the school year.


  1. Is the Universal Scholarship compatible with other scholarships?

It is compatible with other scholarships of state, local or private origin, except for another of the federal government.


  1. How will the scholarship be delivered?

Depending on the location of the beneficiaries, they will offer one of the following modalities:

  • Bank cards
  • Payment orders to withdraw at bank branches.
  • At payment tables (when there is no other payment method available due to the inaccessibility of the place).


  1. Do the procedures have any cost?

No, the fellows have the right to receive timely and free scholarships and program benefits.


  1. Where can I clarify any other questions?

For more information, the Program’s Citizen Service Center is available, dialling the toll-free number 01 800 500 50 50 from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Mexico City time.

Safes Scholarship wishes all applicants the best.

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