Higher Education Institutions Scholarships

Higher Education Institutions of Cyprus are offering various scholarship schemes. Students are kindly requested to contact Institutions directly for any further information.

Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation

The Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to Cypriot students either based on students' academic performance or based on both academic performance and socio-economic status. Students may receive a scholarship up to EUR 3,000 per year in first-cycle programmes and up to EUR 4,000 per year in second-cycle programmes.

Scholarship to study at the College of Europe

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is offering a scholarship to study at the College of Europe, in the framework of a memorandum signed on December 13, 2021, between the two parties, at the initiative of the General Secretariat of European Affairs.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks and implements collaborations with academic institutions and research centers specialized in European Union issues, aiming to maximize the added value of Cyprus's participation in the EU.

The College of Europe was founded in 1949. Since 1992 the College operates on two campuses, one based in Bruges (Belgium) and the other in Natolin (Poland). It offers a wide selection of postgraduate programs in European Affairs, providing the necessary guarantees for postgraduate students to work and live in an international environment.

Based on the provisions of the aforementioned memorandum, one (1) scholarship amounting to twenty-seven thousand Euro (€27.000) will be available to Cypriot citizens who wish to study at the College of Europe for the academic year 2023-24. The scholarship will cover the tuition fees and accommodation of the selected student.

Applications for the academic year 2023-2024 are open from 13 October 2022 to 18 January 2023.

Applications for the College of Europe are to be completed and submitted only online through the website of the College of Europe.

The College will conduct a pre-screening of the applications received, followed by an interview by the national selection committee of the Republic of Cyprus.

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Scholarships for Lebanese Students

Τhe Republic of Cyprus has decided to grant a number of scholarships of financial assistance for Lebanese students for the academic year 2023 – 2024. For more information click here.