Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship (£ 10,000)


The scholarship is aimed at the students in the programme ' Field Archaeology on Land and under the Sea', regardless of their admission year. The successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine interest in maritime archaeology and be committed to writing a dissertation about a maritime subject, preferably concerning Cyprus or the eastern Mediterranean.


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Entry requirements:

Selection will be based on ranking of the applicant's previous diplomas as well as on their ability to convince the committee of their capacity to conduct research of high standards. Experience in maritime archaeology projects will be considered as an additional qualification. Candidates that are already students of the MA programme in Field Archaeology on Land and Under the Sea should have completed their courses with an average of at least 7,5/10.

 According to the Foundation's wish, priority should be given to Cypriot citizens. 

Application procedure:

A call for applications opens every year, based on the dates of the call for admissions to the programme, as they are decided by the University of Cyprus. 

The committee holds the right not to award a scholarship in any given year, if none of the candidates has the required qualifications, or to decide that more than one candidates can share the grant.


The application should be in English and include the following:

Curriculum Vitae.

A research statement (up to 600 words) where the candidate's special interest in maritime archaeology should be explained.

Previous diplomas or distinctions.

Two reference letters from academics or field archaeologists, preferably with a maritime background.




The application should be submitted to the programme coordinator via email:

Dr Stella Demesticha

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HFF Scholarship Recipients 


Marina Papanikolopoulou - Honor Frost Foundation 2019 (£10,000)


Andri Evripidou – Honor Frost Foundation 2018 (£10,000)  

Lina Bitsakaki – Honor Frost Foundation 2017 (£10,000)  

Anna Demetriou – Honor Frost Foundation 2016 (£10,000)  

Constantinos Nicolaou - Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2015 (£5000)
Lefki Papakosta - Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2015 (£5000) 
Magdalena Ausiayevich - Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship 2015 (£5000)


Other funding opportunities


PRAXANDROS” Scholarships Scheme for prospective Master students


 Erasmus+ Master Degree Loans

Erasmus+ Master Degree Loans are EU-guaranteed loans with favourable pay-back terms that allow students to finance their Master degree studies in an Erasmus+ Programme country.

The European Investment Fund (EIF) in collaboration with the University of Cyprus has launched a new pilot scheme, allowing eligible students to use the Erasmus+ Master Degree Loans and to undertake their studies without having to worry about tuition fees and other costs. Only after they finished their studies students will have to start reimbursing the money. This agreement supports students resident in any of the 32 other Erasmus+ Programme Countries to move to Cyprus and enroll in a Master’s programme at the University of Cyprus.

For more information go to http://www.ucy.ac.cy/graduateschool/en/erasmus-loan-guarantee


Cyprus University Funds

The University of Cyprus is granting scholarships for postgraduate Master's degrees for:

  • Cypriot Expatriates and to citizens of non-EU countries
  • Foreign Nationals

Scholarships are granted based on academic performance and the financial status of the students. The aim is to attract high level students. Interested students complete the relevant application form once scholarships have been announced. For more information click here.


The A.G. Leventis Foundation Scholarships


Το Ίδρυμα Κρατικών Υποτροφιών Κύπρου προκηρύσσει τη χορήγηση αριθμού κρατικών υποτροφιών σε πολίτες της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας ή/και πολίτες κράτους μέλους της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης για την πραγματοποίηση σπουδών διδακτορικού επιπέδου, στην Κύπρο ή στο εξωτερικό.Τελευταία μέρα παράδοσης αιτήσεων: 20/03/20, ώρα 14:00

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Apart from scholarships offered by the State, the University of Cyprus may subsidize a postgraduate student who offers to work as an assistant in covering the needs of his/her department or other departments. Assistantships may involve assisting in teaching, tutorials, help with assignments, lab supervision, grading, etc. They do not apply to the research activity of the student nor to the research activity of the academic and research staff. Monthly earnings can amount to €342 or €683 for a maximum period of ten months.