The European Union Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot Community

There are no limits on the choice of subject area under this programme. Applicants are welcome to apply in any subject area however a list of priority areas has been identified in consultation with relevant stakeholders. Applicants to the EU Scholarship Programme are encouraged to consider these priority areas. The professions and skills encouraged aim at contributing to the economic development of the Turkish Cypriot community and bringing the community closer to the EU.

Applicants who choose a subject that falls under the identified priority areas for their studies will receive extra scores. See section 5.4 for details onscore promotion methodology which will be used for priority subjects.

The following areas have been identified as priority under 2020/21 Call. The full list of subjects is available on the application portal;  

  • Agriculture
  • Computer Sciences
  • Engineering
  • EU Law
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Translation & Interpretation (between anyEU languages and between any EU languages and Turkish, e.g. English to French, Spanish to Italian, English to Turkish, etc.)

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