Scholarship Competition | “Lingua_Lit”

Get the chance to win a scholarship for the BA programme in English Language and Literature


If you are passionate about foreign languages and your dream is to develop an international career using the skills you are going to gain with a degree in English Language and Literature, then you can participate in the “Lingua_Lit” competition for a chance to win one of the scholarships offered by the Department of Languages and Literature.

Scholarship Awards

Scholarship Terms

The scholarships are available to full-time new undergraduate students. They cover tuition fees for the first year only and exclude books and other fees, such as application fees, etc. In the case of securing two (2) or more scholarships, the scholarship with the highest tuition fee reduction rate applies. Candidates are required to maintain a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 in order for the scholarship to be renewed.

Participants are required to submit a short essay (300-500 words) addressing one of the questions below to: [email protected]

  • “What specific challenges might language professionals face today?”
  • “Why still read literature today, in our fast-paced, modern world?”

The work will be assessed by a committee consisting of faculty members of the department, based on the following criteria:

  • Language skills
  • Argumentation
  • Originality

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: 22 August, 2022

Decisions: 2 September, 2022

More information

For further information, please contact:

Prof. Rossie Artemis
Programme Coordinator
Tel: 22842348
Email: [email protected]

Elena Constantinou
Senior Admissions Counsellor
Tel: 22841526

Study BA in English Language and Literature at the University of Nicosia

  • It is a fully accredited programme.

  • It offers a well-balanced curriculum in the areas of Literature, Linguistics and TEFL.

  • It provides graduates with the necessary knowledge and transferable skills to cope with today’s challenges in the educational sphere both in their postgraduate studies and in their chosen professions.

  • Numerous classes and individualized teaching for each student.

  • Innovative curriculum with specialization in Foreign Language Teaching or Linguistics and Literature.

  • The teaching faculty has an impressive research output and creative work.

  • Through participation in EU programmes like ERASMUS+, the students can opt for educational exchanges with partner universities across Europe, as well as internship opportunities in foreign language teaching, translation, cultural services, business and office administration, and tourism.

  • More than 90% of our graduates work in their field of study within a year of graduation.