Scholarship Opportunities For Students in Panama

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(Bachelor's, Master's & PhD)

Students prospecting to study in Panama looking for a Ph.D. scholarship, Masters Scholarships, or Undergraduate scholarships to fund their education abroad can now check with the RocApply Scholarship page for updates from the universities and the Panamian aids.

The list of scholarship range from fully funded to limited support or tuition fee waiver and we are committed to helping students acquire them!!

How expensive is it to live in Panama?

On average, high costs are usually inevitable, even when tightly budgeting. Students can expect to pay around USD 1500 every month. However, tuition fees are comparatively low. In fact tution is close to free here! Furthermore, funding opportunities are available and some institutions even provide living expenses, such as the University of Panama.

About scholarships

The government of Panama offers scholarships every academic year to outstanding students from various countries of the world. This comes in line with the growing attention and reinforces given by the nation to the dissemination of knowledge and scientific research, as part of its multiple contributions to scientific and cultural communication world widely, in foster of the advancement of human civilization.

General entry requirements

  1. The same admission requirements for Panama students would also apply to scholarship students at higher education institutions.
  2. Candidate’s age must neither be less than 16 years nor more than 25 years for undergraduate level or its equivalent; 30 years for the Master’s and 35 years for the doctoral levels, respectively.
  3. Non-Panamian candidates must obtain the approval of competent authorities in their countries if required there, for them to travel for study in Panama.
  4. The candidate must have not been granted a scholarship by another educational institution in Panama.
  5. Certificates and credentials must be attested by the competent authorities determined by the educational institution.
  6. Candidate must have not been expelled from an educational institution in Panama.

What benefits are associated with the scholarship?

  1. Health care for you and your family members living with you in the island nation.
  2. Accommodation.
  3. Annual travel tickets.
  4. Financial stipends when you come to study and upon graduation.
  5. All benefits were enjoyed by Panamian students at the same institution.
  6. A supervised unit at the educational institution, which provides services to scholarship students.
  7. Scientific, cultural, social, and media programs.
  8. Support from academic staff to obtain appropriate academic guidance and counseling.
  9. Incorporeal and material incentives for outstanding students.

How to apply for scholarships?

How to apply for a scholarship? You can apply for the scholarship by applying directly to the university of your choice via its website (a list of Panamian government universities is provided hereunder). Another alternative is to check through RocApply what scholarship may be available at a given time!


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