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Scholarships for Cypriot and International Students in Cyprus

In Cyprus, several scholarship programmes are offered to Cypriot and international students in order to study in Cyprus and abroad. Read on to know about the scholarships offered to students in Cyprus:

Government-funded Scholarships

The Cyprus government provides many scholarships to students on the basis of financial need and academic merit. Scholarships are offered to Cypriots and Greeks of the Diaspora who study at the Cyprus University of Technology and the University of Cyprus. 

The Ministry of finance of the Republic of Cyprus provides grants on the basis of economic conditions, to Cypriot pupils who are studying in Cyprus or overseas.Contact the Ministry of Finance of Cyprus to know about the scholarships.

The government-funded scholarships cover about 10-20% of the tuition fees and is given to students who possess an excellent academic record.

Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation

The Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation along with the related government department gives scholarships to Cypriot pupils who wish to study in Cyprus or overseas, as well as to international pupils who want to study in Cyprus.

Level of study: Undergraduate and postgraduate

Eligible students: Cypriot and International Students enrolled in higher education institutions in Cyprus and abroad and wish to study in Cyprus.

Applying ways and means: To apply for Cyprus State Scholarships, click here. Fill out the application form and submit it along with the necessary documents. The requirements vary depending on the scholarship. In general, candidates must submit the following documents:
  • A valid copy of identity card or passport
  • Upper Secondary school (Lyceum) leaving certificate (for Cypriot students)
  • GCE/GCSE/IB (International Baccalaureate) certificate (for international students)
  • Higher education qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or Postgraduate degree
  • registrationletter from the institution/university
 To know more about this scholarship, click here.

Scholarships Offered by Higher Education Institutions

Some of the higher education institutions in Cyprus, such the University of Cyprus and University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)-Cyprus, Cyprus international institute of management, University of Nicosia, Frederick university, etc provide scholarships to students. Private universities and institutions in Cyprus work in cooperation with the local public and private organisations in order to provide scholarships.

European Programmes for Students

Life Long Learning Programmes

The lifelong learning programmes funds study visits, exchange programmes and other networking and research activities. This programme is for students, teachers, and people associated with education and training.

Erasmus+

This programme is an integrated programme in the field of school education, vocational education and training, higher/tertiary education, adult education, youth and support activities. This programme gives an opportunity to European pupils who study at the universities/institutions of the other participating countries.
To know more about this programme in Cyprus, click here

Applying Ways and Means: Candidates must fill out an electronic application form at the home institution, which then forwards the application to the national agency or Erasmus organising institution.

To know more about the European Programmes, visit the official website of the Cyprus Higher Education
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