FIDERH, the Fund for Human Resource Development of the Bank of Mexico, provides affordable loans to Mexican students who wish to study overseas at postgraduate level.


Please note, this scholarship is only available for Aberdeen campus students.

The University of Aberdeen recently signed an agreement with FIDERH, the Fund for Human Resource Development of the Bank of Mexico. Through this partnership, the University is offering a 20% discount of the tuition fee to students who are granted a Bank of Mexico FIDERH loan. Students must hold an offer from the University of Aberdeen for a Masters or a PhD degree within the following colleges or schools:

  • Business School

Arts and Social Sciences

  • School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
  • School of Education
  • School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
  • School of Law
  • School of Social Science

Life Sciences and Medicine

  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition
  • School of Psychology

Physical Sciences

  • School of Natural and Computing Sciences
  • School of Geosciences (available only to degrees in the departments of Archaeology and Geography and Environment)

There are normally three calls each year. For more specific information, please visit the FIDERH website.


Students already in receipt or due to receive a CONACyT scholarship are not eligible.


Applicants who hold either a conditional or an unconditional offer from the University of Aberdeen for postgraduate study.

Application Procedure

If you are successful in obtaining FIDERH, you should notify our Postgraduate Admissions team at the earliest opportunity so that the appropriate information can be reflected in your CAS document for Student Visa purposes. Please contact, providing a copy of your funding confirmation letter.


No deadline specified

Further Info

Please contact Amy Easton, Regional Manager (Americas) at