There are several f & g programmes available for graduate studies both in
Greece and abroad, both state and private.
Through these programmes Greek citizens, foreigners of greek origin, people of different
nationalities, pupils, students, scientists, researchers and artists receive grants in order
to pursue higher diplomas in Greece or abroad and to excel scientifically and professionally.
Such bodies are:
- Government - Public Bodies
- Private Foundations
- Managers of Bequests
- Universities & Ministries
- Embassies & Foreign Governments
- Research Centres
- International Organizations & Associations
Some of the eligibility criteria
- Grade of the University Diploma
- Field of study
- Financial status of candidate
- Place of origin
- Written exams aptitude & Age
In Greece the oldest state scholarship foundation is IKY
founded in 1951.
Moreover, some of the most well known sources of information on this subject are:
The Ministry of Education and Lifelong
Learning [in EL]
has a page dedicated to scholarships and bequests from state and private bodies.
The Ministry of Finance
manages over 100 bequests. The scholarships are divided into two
main categories, for Greece or abroad, and are further divided according to the field of study.
awards scholarships for undergraduate, postgraduate or other specialized studies,
from the revenues of bequests that it manages.
The SOCRATES/ERASMUS @ National &
of Athens, is the EC programme
which promotes the cooperation between European higher education Institutes through a broad
range of activities such as students and teachers exchanges, joint development of curricula,
thematic network projects etc.
An advanced search engine for scholarships and grants in Greece of all kinds from the
Liaison office of Aristotle
University of Thessaloniki [in EL]
Since 1978, the
S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation
has been awarding scholarships to
Greek graduates of Institutes of Higher Education for doctoral and postgraduate studies abroad.
In 1995 the Foundation established an annual programme of grants and scholarships for research,
study and artistic endeavour within Greece. The programme is intended exclusively for non-Greeks:
members of national academies, university professors at all levels holding a doctorate,
post-doctorate researchers, post-graduate students and doctoral candidates, artists, and teachers,
in both primary and secondary education, of Greek language, literature, history and culture.