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Objectives

In line with the objectives of bringing the Turkish Cypriot community closer to the European Union, the European Commission will award scholarship grants to Turkish Cypriot students and teachers in order to offer them:

1)    Additional educational opportunities by raising their knowledge and/or increasing their skills in a specific field;

2)    Broaden the experience of studying and living in the European Union.

 

NOW OPEN! Scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community Programme for the academic year 2013/14
Short guides on how to fill in Annex I and Annex II of the Application forms

How to fill in Annex I, the Financial Identification Form (Document can be found here)

How to fill in Annex II, the Legal Entity Form (Document can be found here)

 

Grants

In total around 150 scholarship grants will be awarded in the form of fixed lump-sums intended as a contribution covering tuition fees, accommodation and travel expenses. The lump sum allowance varies from EUR 1,500 to EUR 15,000 pending on the duration and the destination. For details, please see the Guidelines of the Application package.

4 different types of scholarships will be awarded for studying, following a training course, conducting research, or an internship programme in an EU Member State (outside the northern part of Cyprus).

Type A: Scholarships for one academic year of an undergraduate programme.

Type B: Scholarships for one academic year of post-graduate study (Master’s or PhD or Postdoctoral programmes).

Type C: Scholarships from 2 to 6 months duration for professional courses/trainings or research.

Type D: Scholarships from 2 to 6 months duration for internships.
Who can apply?

The different types of scholarships target the following different groups of the northern part of Cyprus:

  • final year high school students;
  • university students;
  • graduates of high schools;
  • graduates of universities;
  • professionals.

Please see the Guidelines of the Application package for detailed information on eligibility.
How to apply?

The application process will be carried out in two steps:

Step 1) Applicants or any person acting on behalf of the applicant will have to register for an interview at the EU Programme Support Office in person. Registration must be done during business hours [9.00-17.00] at the EU Programme Support Office (EUPSO), 38-44 Kyrenia Avenue, Nicosia, Cyprus. Please note that EUPSO is closed on 28th-29th March and on 1st April 2013.

Step 2) Applicants will participate in an interview. Application forms with all requested documents must be submitted in person on the day of the interview.

Applicants will be notified of their results following the end of the interview period in writing. 

For further details regarding the application process, please watch our application guidance video above.
Contact

Answers to questions received by email to the functional mailbox ELARG-scholarships2013@ec.europa.eu  by the deadline for questions – 18th March 2013 – will be published exclusively on the website of EuropeAid. A link to this website will be provided here

Questions received following the deadline will not be addressed.

Indicative timetable

Starting date of registration

25th February 2013

Deadline for requests of clarifications

18th March 2013

Last date on which replies to requests of clarifications are published

25th March 2013

Deadline for registration

5th April 2013 at 17:30 hr (Cyprus time)

Indicative dates for the interview

mid-April – early June 2013

Notification of final results to applicants

July 2013

Contracting period

July 2013 to October 2013

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for ongoing contracts (Grantees of Academic Years 2011/12 and 2012/13)
These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are prepared by the management team of the Scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community Programme. These FAQs are published only for information purposes and are in no circumstances committing the European Commission for any action. The publication of the FAQs is aiming solely to facilitate the implementation of the ongoing scholarship contracts.

EU Infopoint is not authorized to answer any requests and/or questions regarding the FAQs. All requests and/or questions regarding the FAQs have to be sent to the functional mailboxes of the scholarships programme.


Please make sure that you consult the documents relevant for you.

 

  • Scholarships FAQs of the academic year 2011/12 These documents are aiming solely to facilitate the implementation of the ongoing scholarships contracts of academic year 2011/12. (Document can be found here)
  • Scholarships FAQs of the academic year 2012/13. This document is aiming solely to facilitate the implementation of the ongoing scholarships contracts of academic year 2012/13. (Document can be found here)

Diary
Since the academic year 2007-2008, hundreds of Turkish Cypriot teachers and students benefitted from the Scholarship Programme and contributed to their future carriers. They experienced living in different countries and cultures.

 
 
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