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If you are part of the Jewish community and you wish to study at the Universidad de Monterrey, you can apply for a scholarship from the Atidí Scholarship Fund.

​The Atidí Scholarship Fund was created thanks to the support and stimulus received from distinguished members of the Monterrey Jewish community. Atidí is a Hebrew word that means “my future.”


Who can apply for this scholarship?

Young people belonging to the Jewish community who have an outstanding academic average and who need additional scholarship support to pursue their university studies due to their economic condition.

What are the benefits?

  • Scholarship in accordance with economic need, with support covering 50% to 90% tuition.

  • Mentoring by a tutor from first semester.

  • Participation in the benefits of the UDEM-CIMAC collaboration program, including:

  1. 100% coverage of accommodation rate (does not include cost of utilities or maintenance).

  2. Get together with Jewish young people from the program.

  3. Access to the Jewish Community Center.

  4. Opportunity to go on a summer enterprising trip to Israel, with a percentage subsidized by the Jewish agency and validation of courses through the Onward Israel program.

  5. Opportunity to spend Shabbat with a different family every Friday.

  6. Being part of TNUÁ BEYAJAD.

  7. Transport service Residence Halls-UDEM-Residence Halls (Official UDEM Service).


  • If you are an out-of-towner, take into consideration that transportation from and to Monterrey is not included.

  • It is your responsibility to pay the tuition percentage that will not be covered by the scholarship.

If you are a suitable candidate, how can you apply?

  • Enter the first semester of an undergraduate degree program.

  • Fulfill the corresponding Universidad de Monterrey admission requirements:

    • Obtain a score of at least 1,250 points in the entrance examination.

    • Achieve a grade point average of at least 90 in high school.

    • Take the TOEFL exam (requirement for the undergraduate degree program in Medicine, Surgery, and Midwifery).

  • Submit the application for financial aid form.

  • Submit a letter from the president of your community, in which you express verifiable economic need.

  • Carry a full course load in the semester.

  • Take additional psychological evaluation and emotional intelligence tests.

  • Turn in a 1,500-word essay that answers the following:

    a) Your professional development aspirations and how you intend to contribute to the development of your community (750 words).

    b) How do the values of Judaism influence the creation of a socially responsible society? (750 words).

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  • Complete and submit application and its attachments.

  • Submit the data use authorization form.

  • Submit the image use authorization form.
  • Print out the checklist form (to be completed by the Center for Information Services and Student Services).

  • Perform the psychopedagogical, psychometric and vocational guidance tests that are requested.

  • Once you have been notified that you are a scholarship recipient, come over to sign the letter of commitment.

What must you do to maintain your scholarship?

  • Maintain a grade point average of 85 or higher for every semester.

  • Carry a full course load in the semester.

  • Do 50% of study-work service hours at UDEM and the rest in the Jewish community.

  • Pass all courses taken in the semester.

  • Not to drop any courses during the semester.

  • Before the end of each semester, address a letter to your scholarship benefactor, mentioning the relevant learning and challenges of the semester taken.

  • Participate in institutional events promoting social responsibility and the sense of belonging, such as Gente UDEM, Soy UDEM, Más Manos por tu Comunidad, to name a few.

  • Complete your undergraduate degree program.

  • Advise in writing of any favorable changes to your family’s financial situation.

  • Comply with UDEM’s regulations and statutes.