The Cyprus Institute Dean’s Distinguished Scholarships 2022


The Dean’s Distinguished Scholarship is the Cyprus Institute’s most prestigious scholarship program for doctoral studies. The scholarship provides the opportunity for young academics who demonstrate outstanding academic performance to pursue their doctoral studies at the institute, while at the same time covering full funding for tuition and registration fees and a generous stipend for the expenses of maintenance in addition to an annual research allowance.

The Cyprus Institute offers full or partial scholarships to outstanding students to cover tuition fees and/or living expenses. These awards are typically for Ph.D. students, but can also be considered exceptional master’s students.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have a first degree (BSc / BA, etc.) or a subsequent degree that is relevant to the proposed studies, and that reflects excellence, high academic potential, and general evidence of a high-achieving student.
  • Applicants are required to submit a very strong application (i.e. strong personal statement and previous or current work sample) to the Graduate School of the Cyprus Institute as judged by the Scholarship Committee.
  • Applicants will have an online interview with the Scholarship Committee (excluding proposed primary supervisors) to discuss the student’s application.

How to Apply
Students interested in the Dean’s Distinguished Scholarships will apply like all other applicants. However, they should be sure to select the “Dean’s Distinguished Scholarships” option on the online application for admission.

A strong application (i.e. strong personal statement and past / current work example) to Graduate School as per the Scholarship Committee.

Duration and Amount of the Scholarship

The Dean Distinguished Scholarships cover full funding for tuition and registration fees and a generous stipend for living expenses, plus an annual research allowance. The scholarship will be offered for the normal duration of the program, subject to an annual review of excellent performance.

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