Scholarships 2018



Studying abroad will change your life, improve your employability, and enhance your global competence... not to mention all of those amazing new friends, new classes, and new foods you'll discover when you take your education international. In fact, study abroad is so awesome that we think more students should experience it! That's why we commit more than USD 35.000 each year to scholarship programs.

The Argentine Culture Institute – Onix Foundation is delighted to announce new scholarship programs starting in 2018 for students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Spanish language and culture or have a work experience in Argentina.  The Argentine Culture Institute is a non-profit organization that specializes in educational programs created under the State of Córdoba laws, ID Number: 548 “A”/ 05 - Federal Tax ID Number: 30-71187981-8, .


We awards every year a large number of scholarships to students interested in learning and practicing Spanish within a complete immersion environment in the city of Córdoba, a medium-sized city in which the students will have a real opportunity to learn the Spanish way of life and to learn the language in everyday situations.

We're committed to increasing all students’ access to study abroad’s many benefits. To reach this goal, Argentine Culture Institute offers scholarships in four categories:


1-Spanish for beginners

2-Spanish Teacher's Training

3-Hispanic Scholarship

4-Argentine Work Experience


Who is eligible?

The Scholarships are open to everyone who is interested in learning or improve Spanish.  Each scholarship has its own specific set of eligibility requirements


How are the Scholarships awarded?

The scholarship will be awarded based on:


1) CV (Resumé),

2) Letter of recommendation only for Argentine working experience program

3) Letter of intent, what you expect to gain from the experience in Argentina and what you intend to do after completing the trip.

4) Level of Spanish according to the type of Scholarship


How many scholarships are offered?

There are 72 scholarships available for different educational options in 2018.

Awards for Students Attending Affiliate Universities 

Students that attend universities that partcipate in our Preferred University Partner Programa are entitled to have more benefis and preferences to win the scholarship . It is your responsibility to let your International Internships Program Advisor know that you are entitled to any of this scholarship program. 

Scholarships privileges students or employees for Preferred Partner Institutions:

-On Internship programa: Award amount: USD 780

-On Spanish for beginners: Award amount USD 680

-On Spanish and culture immersion program: Award amount USD 220 

-On Spanish Teacher 's Training program: Award amount USD 330 

Accommodation and registration fees benefits

-USD 10% Discount from published rates on accommodation

-USD 30% discount on our application fee (If Applicable) ​

If your University is NOT part of the program you may click here to get a copy of the Affiliate/Partner Program agreement. Have your Study Abroad Advisor sign and date it and return a scanned copy to our office or have them contact the Executive Director Dr. Carlos Giavay Waiss by email or at +54-351-4232837)

Scholarships for participantes NOT part of the University Partner Program: 

- Awards amount: USD 220 to USD 300 on all programs

Terms & conditions


The candidates considered by the Argentine Culture Institute to receive any grant will be participants from the countries that do not required visa when travelling as tourist.

It is aimed at students aged 18 years-old 

Any level of Spanish, from beginner to advanced levels.

There will be no economic discrimination for the resolution of the scholarship.

There will be no academic discrimination for the resolution of the scholarship.

A proportional number of scholarships will be granted per country.

This type of scholarship can only be granted to study Spanish at the Argentine Culture Institute for a period not exceeding two weeks. (Except Argentine Work Experience program)

The student will show an exemplary behavior in and out (accommodation, city, school)

In case of not meeting the expected behavior standards, the student may automatically be expelled out of the program.

The attendance to the training course must be at least of the 90%. In any case, the absences will be properly justified.



The scholarship covers the tuition in an amounts range from USD 220 to USD 880, based on among the Scholars selected.


All scholarships do not include:


- Hosting-accommodation 

- Transportation

- Living costs 


Please note that the scholarship covers partial or full program/course tuition fees only. The scholarship would not cover living costs during studies (e.g accommodation/food/return flights/buses/transfers)


In reference with the accommodation, we deal with its management, providing different options with very affordable prices: host families, dorm, apartment or hotels. They are well known and contrasted accommodations by the Foundation, meeting a minimum of quality parameters. Accommodations has a discount of 10% from the published prices for student with the scholarship on homestays or a combination of group housing.


Method of payment by PayPal.  

Enrollment-homestays booking fee are non-refundable


Visa-Exempt Countries


The countries in this list do not required visa when travelling as tourist

A) Up to 90 days 

Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong (With Passport R.A.E.H.K.), Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Santa Lucia, Saint Vincent and The Grenadines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Suriname; Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine; United Kingdom Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican city.

B) Up to 60 days


C) Up to 30 days

Grenada; Hong Kong (With British Passport B.N.O.); Jamaica; Republic of Kazakhstan and Malaysia.






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