Cyprus Mail

Coronavirus: Almost 10,000 emergency student grants handed out so far

A total of 9,282 students out of 14,823 who applied have received the €750 grant awarded to those who stayed abroad as part of the government’s coronavirus measures, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said on Thursday.

All students who were not repatriated before March 21, the day in which all commercial flights to Cyprus were indefinitely suspended, are entitled to the government grant, provided they have registered their interest on the education ministry’s website at

Students can still apply to receive the €750 until April 22, regardless of whether they will be repatriated over the Easter period.

The remaining 5,541 grants will be paid after Easter once approved by the education ministry, Prodromou said.


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