International Student Scholarship System

Scholarships opportunities of 50% and 25% on tuition fees are available to international students. The decision of granting scholarships are made based on the academic performance of the candidate and academic program applied.

All-inclusive Scholarships

For undergraduate applicants that are in the top 1% among the secondary school graduates in their home country. All scholarship applications will be evaluated in the beginning of August. This is a very competitive scholarship. Criteria for each country’s educational system and international standardized test results are considered.

Tuition Fee Waivers

For undergraduate applicants that have shown high performance in their home country in university entrance system. Only 2 best students among applicants from each country may receive this scholarship. All scholarship applications will be evaluated two times once 60 and again 30 days prior to the beginning of the semester. This scholarship only covers tuition for the regular duration of the academic program.

High Honor Award

Students studying at undergraduate and associate degree programs who have taken the normal course load and who have been awarded a ‘High Honor’ degree in their respective programs following the attainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 and a CGPA of 3.00 and above are considered as a candidate for “High Honor Award” in line with the principles below and on the condition that they register for the following semester: On the condition that the aforesaid GPA and CGPA average requirements are met within each faculty or school, the first ten top ranking students are granted the “High Honor Award”. The High Honor Award is awarded as follows;
  1. The highest ranking student/s is/are awarded three times of the valid gross minimum wage,
  2. The student/s ranking the second is/are awarded double gross minimum wage valid at the time,
  3. The student/s ranking the third and further are awarded one gross minimum wage valid at the time.
The said ranking is obtained at the end of the second semester after the grade point averages of the students of the relevant faculty or school have been ranked from the highest to the lowest. In the event of having students with equal grade point averages (GPA), the student with a higher Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is ranked higher.

Sports Grant

Universities in Cyprus offer sports grants for exceptional performance in individual or team sports based on their criteria. The grant covers full or partial education from the tuition fee and/or accommodation fee for dormitories.

Student Assistantship

Student assistantship positions exist in various faculties and administrative departments across universities in Cyprus. They are open to all students. A student must have a GPA above 3.0. Vacancies for these positions are usually announced at the beginning of each semester.

Research Assistantship

Every semester each faculty allocates a number of research assistant positions to graduate students. A full-time research assistant gets exemption from tuition fees as well as a salary. Part-time research assistantships are also available.

TRNC Government Scholarship

Successful students are also entitled to apply for scholarships for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) scholarships through TRNC consular missions abroad ( or Republic of Turkey consular missions abroad (