The BECA SCI-Arc Mexico covers 100% of the first year tuition for either the Master of Architecture 2 program (M. Arch 2) or EDGE programs for a Mexican citizen.

Additional information on SCI-Arc's M. Arch 2 and EDGE programs can be found by clicking on the respective link.

This scholarship does not cover the cost of living expenses, health insurance, personal expenses or school supplies during one’s stay in Los Angeles.

For questions related to Beca SCI-Arc Mexico, please contact mexico@sciarc.edu or +52 55 5207 6387.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is January 15, 2019.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. To be a Mexican citizen by birth or naturalization. (proof of citizenship will be required)
  2. To submit a completed application and required materials for review. (portfolio is required)
  3. To be able to demonstrate proficiency of the English language. (finalists for the scholarship will be contacted for a phone interview)

 APPLICATION PROCESS

To participate in this opportunity, applicants must complete the followings steps:

  1. Complete the online application form (can be found on the right-hand side of the page) and submit the $85 application fee
  2. Upload all required application materials (listed below) to SlideRoom (sciarc.slideroom.com). The deadline for submitting application materials is final and expires at midnight on January 15, 2019 (Pacific Standard Time). The submission of applications will not be allowed after the day and time indicated above. Once the application has been submitted by the applicant, no changes will be allowed nor can additional information be added. Extensions will not be granted under any circumstances. Specific details regarding the application materials listed below can be found on SlideRoom.

Applicants will be notified once their online application has been received and again once all required materials have been successfully received through SlideRoom.

RESTRICTIONS AND DETAILS

  1. Only one application per person can be submitted.

  2. Students who are currently receiving scholarship support or financial aid from SCI-Arc or SCI-Arc Mexico are ineligible to apply for this opportunity.

  3. Individuals who currently have outstanding debts to SCI-Arc are not eligible for consideration for this scholarship opportunity.

  4. The evaluation and selection of the applications will be held in three (3) phases.

 

PHASE ONE- QUALIFICATION

SCI-Arc will verify that all applications submitted meet the requirements and applicants have submitted all supporting documentation required. Applicants will receive an email from SCI-Arc once all application information has been verified and all requirements have been met.

 

 PHASE TWO-INITIAL REVIEW

All applicants will be initially reviewed by a jury selected by SCI-Arc Mexico and ten (10) finalists will be selected for SCI-Arc to review.

 

PHASE THREE-FINAL SELECTION

A jury of directors, program chairs, and faculty at SCI-Arc will review the 10 applicants that were selected in phase two. One individual will be selected as the winning recipient of the scholarship. 

Decisions made by the jury in phase two and phase three are final.

 

SCHOLARSHIP RESULTS AND CONDITIONS

  1. The results of the scholarship will be published during the second week of June on SCI-Arc's official website: http://sciarc.edu. SCI-Arc will also notify the winning recipient by email.
  2. The winning recipient will receive official acceptance documentation from SCI-Arc’s Admissions Office outlining the conditions and details of their acceptance and scholarship. A $500 non-refundable deposit will be required within 14 days of receiving the official documentation to secure their scholarship and position in the program. If no response is given within this time frame, the scholarship will be granted to the second place applicant and thus subsequently.
  3. The scholarship will cover 100% of tuition for either the M. Arch 1 or M. Arch 2 program. The scholarship will not cover the tuition cost of the Introduction to Digital Design (IDD) workshop that is required for all incoming M.Arch 2 students.
  4. The winning recipient must be able to demonstrate the financial ability to cover their living expenses for one year. If the winning recipient is unable to provide sufficient documentation to SCI-Arc through other scholarships or personal resources, the scholarship will be granted to the second place applicant and thus subsequently.
  5. SCI-Arc may revoke the scholarship granted to the selected candidate if any breach or violation of the Participation Rules and Scholarship Conditions is determined at any time.
  6. SCI-Arc may revoke the scholarship for the second year if the selected candidate's academic performance during the first year is not within the top 10% of their class or if their GPA falls below a 3.7 out of a 4.0 point scale.
  7. This scholarship may be combined with other scholarships provided by individuals, companies or institutions not connected with SCI-Arc.
There are currently no active applications in this portlet.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

**Specific details regarding the application materials listed below can be found on SlideRoom.**

  1. Copy (front and back) of a current official ID with photo. Acceptable forms of ID include voting card, passport-personal information page or naturalization document
  2. Copy (front and back) of Cédula de la Clave Única de Registro de Población (CURP)
  3. Resume/C.V.- must include the following information:
    • Place and date of birth
    • Professional and artistic activities to date
    • Prizes and awards earned (include year)
  4. Three (3) letters of recommendation (in English)
  5. Personal statement (in English)
  6. Copy of academic transcripts
    • Must indicate specific degree earned or evidence of titling process
    • Must include a copy of professional license (if applicable)
  7. Professional portfolio (15-35 pages of architectural work)
    • Completed presentation of a range of architectural projects
    • Project’s name
    • Brief description
    • If any of the work submitted was completed in an architectural office or as part of a group project, an explanation of your contribution is required