Undergraduate Scholarships

In Uruguay, the Roberto Rocca Education Program awards around 8 scholarships per year to students in their last two years of study in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Electronic, Electrical Power Systems, Civil, Chemical, and Naval Engineering, at the following universities:

  • Universidad de la República
  • Universidad Católica del Uruguay
  • Universidad ORT Uruguay
  • Universidad de Montevideo

The Scholarship is applied to the student’s tuition expenses in the private universities and for living expenses for students at the Universidad de la República.

Eligibility requirements

Scholarships in Uruguay are open to students in their last two years of study in the above specified majors universities, with a minimum average of 7/12 or 80% (according to the university’s grade scale) and good English skills.


The application period for the scholarships in Uruguay generally runs each year from September to October. More information can be found on this website approximately one month before the start of the application period.



In the News

The following is a brief summary of current individual country programs: