Carlos Slim Health Scholarships

Carlos Slim Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition


The Carlos Slim Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition is aimed for Latin American bachelor, masters and doctoral students that demonstrate outstanding academic performance.
The call for applications reception opens on Monday 2nd of September and closes on Monday 30 of the same month.

-Benefits

  • Monthly allowance of 1,050 pesos.
  • A netbook computer and a printer. Free Internet Infinitum connection for up to 24 months.

-Who can apply to the scholarship?

  • Latin American bachelor, masters and doctorate students in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition with a GPA of 8.5 onwards; whom are employees of any Carso Group companies at the time of the application, or direct family members of an employee of Carso Group (e.g. parents, children, siblings, grandchildren or partners).
  • Latin American bachelor, masters and doctorate students in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition with no employment ties with Carso Group or family relationship with any of its employees, and who have a GPA of 9.0 onwards.
  • Latin American Nursing or Nutrition students who are enrolled in the second term (trimester, tri-annual, semester or year) and until the ante-penultimate theoretical period. Students who are doing social service will not be considered as candidates for the scholarship.
  • Latin American Medicine Students who ate enrolled in the third term (trimester, tri-annual, semester) or the second year and until the ante-penultimate theoretical period. Students enrolled in the internship or social service year will not be considered as candidates for the scholarship.

– How can I apply to the Carlos Slim Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition?

  • Read carefully the privacy notice  and accept the terms to continue with the application filling process.
  • Correctly complete all mandatory fields requested in the application. Any error may be reason for rejection. This is why it is suggested to read carefully the requested information to avoid mistakes.
  • Being currently registered in the correspondent study program.
  • Being enrolled in an academic institution authorized or officially recognized by the General Education Act. Furthermore, the faculty where you study must have an appropriate accreditation.
  • The institution were you study has to be in the catalog attached to the application. If you cannot found it, you can not apply for the scholarship.
  • The obtainment and maintenance of the scholarship will be subject to official verification of a minimum GPA stablished by the CSHI. Also, it is necessary the correct presentation of the documents listed below, which have to be issued by the academic institution where the applicant is enrolled. They must have a current issue date when applying for the scholarship and relevant signatures and stamps.
  • When providing the date of concluding formal education, you should take into account the year of internship and/or social service as the scholarship covers up to that period. However, if such periods are not specified in the application, you cannot request a scholarship extension for them later.
  • When you reach the “Documents” section, you must take into account:
  1. Documents must be scanned, not photographed.
  2. They should not exceed 5 MB in size all together (remember that there are 8 documents, so scan them black and white and in low resolution, without neglecting the quality of reading the documents)
  3. Since scanning each document, label the file with the name to which it belongs; this will avoid confusion when attaching them.
  4. Make sure the file is not damaged before uploading.
  5. You can only complete the application once; after sending it and receiving your folio number you will not have a chance to make changes.
  6. Candidate applications will be receive only during the month of September, while it is open the call.

– Which Documents do I need to apply to the Carlos Slim Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition?

 Required Documentation:

  • Scanned copy of official enrolment evidence to the current term. This document should also contain: full name of the applicant, student number, career and the current term start and end dates.
  • Scanned copy of official record containing the GPA accumulated to that moment.
  • Scanned copy of last term grades report with its grade average.
  • Scanned copy of birth certificate.
  • Scanned copy of elector credential on both sides in a single file (if you do not have it, you can attach the scanned copy of passport, professional license or military ID, the latter only applies if you are male).
  • Scanned copy of a paid residence address proof, which must be no more than 30 days old. Authorized documents are: telephone bill, electricity bill, water bill and property tax bill.
  • Scanned copy of the Employee of Carso Group credential on both sides. To be valid, it must be visible expiration date, employee signature, photograph and name of the company for which they work. If any of this information is missing or the employee’s work relationship with the company cannot be verified, the application will be taken as external and must comply with the overall grade average of 9.0 onwards to be considered as a candidate. If the applicant has a lower grade average, will be automatically and irrevocably rejected.

– How the process of granting the Carlos Slim Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition is made?

The review process will begin once the applicant has submitted the full documentation. Under no circumstances incomplete applications will be accepted. The system will generate a provisional folio number for the applicant.

The Carlos Slim Health Institute will publish the results in the web page www.salud.carlosslim.org on Thursday 31st of October.

The granting of the scholarship depends on the merit of the applicant and on the program budget. Therefore, the Carlos Slim Health Institute reserves the right to inform the detailed reason why an application was rejected. The review committee decision is final under any circumstances.

– How can I know if I was selected as new excellence fellow in nursing, medicine or nutrition?

One of the ways to know if you were selected as new fellows is at CSHI page on Thursday 31st of October this year, if your name and folio number are published means you were selected as an intern.
Another way to formalize the scholarship accreditation is through an email that will be sent to the provided electronic address. This is why is very important that you provide your personal account and you write it correctly in your application.

– How long does it last the Carlos Slim Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, Medicine and Nutrition?

The duration of the Scholarship depends on maintaining the minimum grade average required; also, it depends on the education level you are enrolled in:

Please find below the length table by level of education:

Bachelor, it will remain in effect during the time comprising the program of studies.

Masters, it will be valid for a maximum period of 2 years.

Doctorate, it will be valid for a maximum period of 3 years.

– What to do to maintain the scholarship?

Fellows are required to renew their scholarship twice a year through the endorsement process. Endorsements occur during the months of February and August through CSHI webpage: www.salud.carlosslim.org

The CSHI will contact you via email, that will be send to your personal account. It will reveal the date when the endorsement link will be active. It will also disclose the necessary instructions and documentation for the endorsement and information in your scholarship renew.

The documentation you must present when endorsing is:

  • Scanned copy of current term enrollment official evidence. This document should also contain the full name of the applicant; student number; career studying; and current term’s start and end dates.
  • Scanned copy of official record containing the GPA accumulated to that moment.
  • Scanned copy of last term grades report with its grade average.


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