The European Union Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot Community

The EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community was introduced in 2007 and has been implemented by the British Council Cyprus since academic year 2014/15. 

  • €20.5 million euros has been spent between 2007 and 2018

  • Over 1500 students and professionals have studied in the Europe

  • EU scholars have over 20 professions

  • Gender breakdown of scholars 55% female, 45% male

 

 

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DATA PROTECTION

Data Protection gives people rights over their data, whilst setting standards for the people who use it.  In UK and European law personal data means any information that allows one individual to be differentiated from another - it does not have to name anybody or be private. If processing your application involves the recording and processing of personal data (such as names, addresses and CVs), such data will be processed pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the European Union institutions and bodies and the British Council on the free movement of such data. Unless indicated otherwise, your replies to the questions and any personal data requested are required to evaluate your proposal in accordance with the Guidelines for the call for proposal and will be processed solely for that purpose by the data controller.… > > > >

CHILD PROTECTION

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We believe that child protection requires everyone to take responsibility and that every child matters.  We recognise that the care, protection and welfare of children is paramount and that all children have the right to be protected from all types of harm. We also recognise that we have a fundamental duty of care towards all children where our programmes and operations facilitate contact with children, or have an impact on children.  This includes a duty to protect children from harm or risk of harm as a result of: misconduct by our staff or partners poor practice the poor design or delivery of our programmes and operations# We aim to achieve this through compliance with UK child protection laws and the relevant laws in each of the countries where we operate… > > > >

Equality, Diversion and Inclusion

  Our Equality Policy commits us to ensuring that there is no unjustified discrimination[1] in the recruitment, retention, training and development of staff on the basis of age, disability, gender including transgender, HIV/AIDS status, marital status including civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, political opinion, race/ethnicity, religion and belief, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, spent convictions, trade union activity or membership, work pattern, on the basis of having or not having dependants, or on any other grounds which are irrelevant to decision-making2. Our Equality Policy takes account of relevant legal standards. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it in this area. We try to avoid unjustified discrimination which we recognise is a barrier to equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights. The… > > > >

PRIVACY POLICY

If processing your application involves the recording and processing of personal data (such as names, addresses and CVs), such data will be processed pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data. Unless indicated otherwise, your replies to the questions and any personal data requested are required to evaluate your proposal in accordance with the guidelines for the call for proposal and will be processed solely for that purpose by the data controller. Details concerning processing of your personal data are available from the European Commission’s privacy policy at https://ec.europa.eu/info/privacy-policy_en The EU Scholarship Programme office will use the information that you… > > > >

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