OPEN UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Open University of Cyprus has created a policy to grant scholarships to expatriate Cypriots, children of enclaved persons, Archbishopric and strategic partners. Scholarships are also granted to third-country nationals in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth.

The following sections provide information for new students on how to apply for scholarships. 

 

EXTERNAL

The Open University of Cyprus grants scholarships to the following organisations:

 

Orthodox Archbishopric of Kenya  (Orthodox Teachers College of Kenya)

OUC grants one (1) full scholarship to OAK at the English programmes of study offered entirely by the OUC, to a beneficiary selected by OAK.

Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC)

Three (3) one-year scholarships are awarded to CyBC’s employees in Programmes of study offered entirely by OUC (not joint programmes). An application to CyBC must have already been submitted, along with an enrollment to an OUC programme of study.

 

PASYDY

Two (2) full scholarships and two (2) partial scholarships (50% of the total tuition fees) per academic year are awarded to members of PASYDY for attending postgraduate programmes of Study offered completely by OUC.

New entrant students that wish to claim a scholarship should meet the following Academic and Socio-economic criteria:​

ACADEMIC CRITERIA

  • Bachelor Degree Grade (for master students)

SOCIO ECONOMIC CRITERIA

At least one or more from the following:

  • Single Parent*
  • Student must have four or more children*
  • Orphan (benefit receiver)*

*based on Cyprus regulations

The scholarship that is given concern all student's studies duration, provided that he / she achieves a success grade in all the Module he / she attends in his / her programme of study.

Interested new entrant students that wish to claim a scholarship should:

- submit an application to a programme of study (master level) that is offered completely by OUC through the portal https://applications.ouc.ac.cy/admissions?sap-language=%CE%95%CE%9D

-send the relevant Socio-Economic Criteria Scholarship Application, as well as the relevant certificates / supporting documents and the verification that they are members of PASYDY at scholarships@ouc.ac.cy.

New entrants of the academic year 2021-2022 that are members of PASYDY and wish to claim a scholarship, can send their application until May 21th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

 

SCHOLARSHIP TO THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS

The following scholarships concerns third-country nationals from the following countries, for the academic year 2021-2022:

South Africa One (1) scholarship  at the English programme of study –MBA

Saudi Arabia One (1) scholarship at the English programme of study –MBA

Namibia One (1) scholarship at the English programme of study –MBA

 

Interested applicants that wish to claim a scholarship should:

  1. Have applied through the OUC portal at a programme of study.
  2. Send the scholarship application at scholarships@ouc.ac.cy.

 

COMMUNICATION: scholarships@ouc.ac.cy

New entrants of the academic year 2021-2022 that wish to claim a scholarship can send their application until May 21th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Cyprus Expatriates Organisations

 

Two full scholarships and one partial (covering 50% of the cost) are granted, to expatriate Cypriots, to study to any undergraduate/postgraduate programme offered solely by OUC (not to joint programmes).

Interested expatriate Cypriots that wish to claim a scholarship should:

  1. An application to the programme through the OUC portal (within the deadlines announced each academic year).
  2. Submit a relevant certificate from the corresponding Organisation of expatriates or the residing country’s Embassy, certifying they are Cypriot expatriates, as well as the special scholarship application at scholarships@ouc.ac.cy until the deadline mentioned below.

 

COMMUNICATION: scholarships@ouc.ac.cy

New entrants of the academic year 2021-2022 that wish to claim a scholarship can send their application until May 21th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Children of enclaved persons

One full scholarship is awarded to a child of enclaved persons to study to any undergraduate/postgraduate programme offered solely by OUC (not for joint programmes of study).

Interested candidates that wish to claim a scholarship should submit:

  1. An application to the programme through the OUC portal (within the deadlines announced each academic year).
  2. A certificate, issued by the Presidential Commissioner Office and the scholarship application at scholarships@ouc.ac.cy until the deadline mentioned below.

COMMUNICATION: scholarships@ouc.ac.cy

New entrants of the academic year 2021-2022 that wish to claim a scholarship can send their application until May 21th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.