Cyprus Minister of Education Scholarship

The United Kingdom enjoys a close relationship with Cyprus where education plays an integral part. To this end, the University of Bolton applauds Dr. Prodromos Prodromou for his actions and agrees to offer under the Gold International Excellence Scheme, starting from September 2021, a special Scholarship, called Pathway Scholarship. The University of Bolton has recognised Dr. Prodromos Prodromou who is currently the Minister of Education in Cyprus for his outstanding to the education sector.

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The Scholarship in more detail

Use the links to explore the pathways in more detail.

Pathway Scholarship

Established by Dr. Prodromos Prodromou in 2021

The award will be given to a maximum of 250 students annually, who are approved and supported by the office of the Minister of Education in Cyprus. The award will be available for students starting a 3-year undergraduate degree at the University of Bolton's main campus. It will be in place and offered each year for the next five years thereby providing a committed pathway through the University of Bolton to graduate, secure a professional career and transform lives for students. The Pathway Scholarship is part of the University of Bolton's Gold International Excellence Scheme.

The maximum 'GOLD' scholarship of £5,000 will be applied for ALL applicants accepted and enrolling for a 3-year full time course and proving beforehand academic potential through an interview with the office of Minister of Education irrespective of previous achievement. The payment is made as a tuition fee waiver therefore reducing the total fees paid. The award is made up as follows:

• £3,000 in the first year of study
• £1,000 in the second and third years of study

This scholarship award under the scheme equates to a reduction of approximately 25% of the normal tuition fees in the first year.

Captain Nikolaos Katountas Memorial Scholarship

Tuition fee reduction for students studying at the University of Bolton, UK. Available to up to 250 students from Cyprus.

This Scholarship is established in 2021 for Cypriot Students who are studying a 3-year undergraduate degree at the University of Bolton's main campus, UK. The scholarship is founded by Dr. Elias Foutsis, President of New York College. Athens Greece, who is a valued partner collaborating with the University of Bolton. Also, the two institutions have collaborated in opening the University's Academic Centre in Athens. President Foutsis served in the army together with Captain Katountas at Redina Unconventional Warfare Training Center; Captain Katountas was a permanent Captain while President Foutsis was a reserve officer.

This Scholarship is offered in support of the Pathway Scholarship (established in 2021 by the Minister of Education, Dr. Prodromos Prodromou). The payment is made as a tuition fee waiver therefore reducing the total fees paid. The award is made up as follows:

• £200 in the first year of study
• £2.200 in the second and third years of study

This scholarship award under the scheme equates to a reduction of approximately 25% of the normal tuition fees in the second and third year of study.

Scholarship Costs

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Applicants must go through one of the designated agencies below:

Global S&C Educational Services (Nicosia)

Email: global@logosnet.cy.net

Web: www.globaleducationcy.com

ECSS Everyday Counseling Student Services LTD (Larnaca)

Email: constantinos@everyday-university.com

Web: www.everyday-counseling.com

Additional funding

The Pathway Scholarship is combined with the Captain Nikolaos Katountas Memorial Scholarship where applicants can benefit from additional funding.

Eligibility Requirement

In order to be considered the applicants must:

• Meet all requirements for admission to the University's 3 year undergraduate degrees

• Be approved through the office of the Minister of Education - Cyprus

• Meet UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requirements for a student route visa to study in the UK

• Hold Cypriot nationality

• Apply for both scholarships

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