Takis Chrysanthou Awards

Important Announcement

Announcing 200 Merit-Based Scholar Awards for Fall and Spring  NEW!

We are (vastly) expanding our Takis Chrysanthou Merit Award program to accept 100 students in the Fall semester and 100 students in the Spring semester to Global Semesters programs in any host country!

Each award is $1,500 and may not be combined with any other discounts offered by Global Semesters. It can be combined with discounts for early payment of the program deposit.

The awards are 100% merit-based as per the request of the funding source and apply to students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher who meet all other admission requirements.

The awards will be distributed on a rolling basis as a discount on program fees, to admitted students who request consideration until the spots are filled.

We strongly recommend that students apply for this program before April 15th for Fall programs and before July 15th for Spring programs.

The Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar Award

Global Semesters awards the Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar Award to one student each semester. The student must be attending a semester-long program that is home-based in Cyprus. The award winner is selected based on academic merit, expected contribution to the group experience, and financial need.

This award is a $2,500 discount that is credited against program fees, and cannot be combined with other awards from Global Semesters.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship a student must first be accepted into a semester-long Global Semesters program based in Cyprus and then send us the following:

  • a copy of his or her latest FAFSA
  • a list of expected financial aid from other sources
  • an essay, not to exceed 600 words, describing what he or she will contribute to the group experience on the program

Students should mail their award application material to:

Global Semesters
ATTN: Scholarships
228 Park Avenue S #32004
New York, NY 10003 

Application Deadlines

In order for an application to the Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar Award to be considered valid, we need to receive all the application materials described above, before the dates below:

  • Spring Semester - October 15th
  • Fall Semester - April 15th

The Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar for each semester is selected approximately two weeks after the award application deadline for each semester.