Offered to students enrolled on the Masters programme in ‘Field Archaeology on Land and Under the Sea’, at the University of Cyprus, this scholarship is designed to support top quality students to pursue post-graduate studies at Masters level in maritime archaeology.
Scholarships are offered annually up to a value of £10,000. The student must be enrolled on the Masters programme and the successful candidate must demonstrate a genuine interest in maritime archaeology and a clear intention to write a dissertation about a maritime subject concerning the eastern Mediterranean.
Candidates are requested to submit applications to the University of Cyprus by following the guidelines outlined here.
Deadlines for applications are 1 June annually and successful students will be informed within the following three weeks in order to commence their studies in the subsequent academic year. Only one grant is awarded each year but the committee is prepared to allow candidates to share the grant. Applications are also considered from candidates who have already completed their first year of study on the Masters course.
- 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.