The EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community

Important Dates


Please join us at our first public seminar taking place on Friday, 20 January 2017 from 15:30-17:00 at our office.  

We will be providing information on each type of scholarship, the Guidelines, how to make an application and other important information.

This event is open to all interested applicants, students, parents and teachers.

During the Information session there will be  representatives from Institut Francais and Embassy of Italy available to answer questions if anyone is interested specifically for studies in France or Italy.




AB Burs 2017-18 burs programı ile ilgili bilgi semineri 20 Ocak, Cuma gün saat 15:30-17:00 de AB Burs programı ofisinde (Cquals Binası Şht. Üst. Ünal Genç Sokak, No. 7, Marmara Bölgesi, Lefkoşa) yer alacaktır.

Burs başvuru koşulları ve sureci hakkında bilgi almak istiyorsanız bu fırsatı kaçırmayınız.






Please read “THE GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS’ before completing your application.


PRINT A PDF VERSION of your application and submit a SIGNED AND DATED HARD COPY to the EU Scholarship Programme office by the deadline of 10 March 2017 at 17:00 local Cyprus time.

 For detailed instructions please click here:

Useful Information


The online application portal ( is now open.

Applicants can now start to fill in their scholarship application form.  Please go to the Step-by-Step guide on how to register on the online portal

Please note that while completing the form you can 'save' your information and go back and complete/change information, however, if you 'SUBMIT' your application no further changes can be made.

The last day to complete and submit an application is 10 March 2017, 17:00 (local time) Therefore it is very important that all candidates read the guidelines, take a look at sample application forms and other useful documents before completing and submitting the online application. 


The European Union Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community

The call for applications for academic year 2017/18 is now open for the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot Community.

In line with the objectives of bringing the Turkish Cypriot community closer to the European Union, the Scholarships Programme will award approximately128 grants to Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals to study/ follow a training course or conduct research in an EU Member State for the academic year 2017/18.

The European Commission launched the programme in 2007 and to date more than 1000 individual scholarships have been granted to individuals for a value of 15 million Euros.  

Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals will be able to benefit from the scholarship under four (4) different categories:  Undergraduate and Postgraduate  (Masters, PhD and post doctoral programs) for one academic year.  Short term is  for 2  to 6 months duration for a short term programme of study, academic research, professional courses,  or training prorammes including language studies.  Internships are for 2 o 6 months programmes of study.

Application start date:  Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Deadline:  Friday, 10 March 2017 17:00 (time zone used in northern part of Cyprus)

Written Tests:  Saturday, 1 April 2017

Interview datest :  1-17 May, 2017

Address:  EU Scholarship Programme Office, British Council, (Cquals Building) 7 Sht. Ustegmen Unal Genc Sokak, Marmara Bolgesi, Nicosia

The British Council will be organising a number of information sessions in different venues, organizations, institutions throughout the call (9 January – 10 March 2017).  To find out more about the scholarships, eligibility criteria, required documents and the application process please visit website or contact us via email at 

Online Application Portal link: 

Details about the information sessions, updates and other details will be regularly updated and posted on both the website and Facebook pages:   


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