Convocatoria IME-Becas 2017-2018 / IME-Becas Scholarships 2017-2018 Applications




To all educational institutions,

The Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, Missouri is pleased to share with you that the application process for IME-Becas scholarships is now open. The current cycle will run from Fall 2017 through Spring 2018 for both Higher Education and Adult Education.

Attached you will find the documents required for your institutions to apply to IME-Becas 2017-2018, both in English and Spanish. These documents are also available in our website ( and the deadline for receiving applications is Wednesday, October 4th, 2017.

We ask your institution to please bear in mind the following items for your participation in the 2017-2018 IME-Becas edition:

1.     All original documentation related to the program must be mailed without exception to the Consulate at 1617 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64108. Documents can be sent in advance via e-mail to Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.

2.    A brief description of the process that will be followed for choosing recipients of IME-Becas funds has to be included in your original application, indicating an expected amount per student, total number of students and a tentative timeframe for providing them with the resources.

3.    After October 4th and in case your Institution is accepted, an Memorandum of Understanding is required for providing the funds from the Mexican Government. For this purpose you will have to:

a.     Clearly indicate whether your Institution is a private or public entity.

b.     Provide a copy of your Institution bylaws.

c.     Issue a letterhead receipt for the total amount eventually provided by the Consulate under IME-Becas, with a valid official ID of the authorized representative of your Institution.

4.   As the program requires that at least 80% of the funds are used for supporting Mexican-descent individuals, a carbon copy of Mexican Birth Certificate, Consular ID (Matrícula Consular) or Mexico’s ID Voting card must be collected from all Mexican-descent students receiving funds through IME-Becas. These copies are to be included in the Final Report that participating institutions must submit at the end of Spring 2018.

5.    Student testimonials in written or video format must be provided to the Consulate for documenting the impact of the program. All written testimonials must be submitted in original and have all the information required properly filled out.


We look forward to collaborating with you in this new IME-Becas scholarships cycle. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. or by telephone at (816) 556-0800, Ext. 714 and 716. 


Descarga de documentos / Downloadable files



I Convocatoria IME Becas 

I IME Becas Guidelines

III Formato Solicitud IME Becas 2017 Educación Adultos

III IME Becas 2017 Adult Education Application

IV Formato Solicitud IME Becas 2017 Educación Superior

IV IME Becas 2017 Higher Education Application

XII Formato informe Final (Word)

XI Final Report Format (Word)

XII Formato Informe Final (Excel)

XI Final Report Format (Excel)