The State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y.) announces that it will offer up to fifty five (55) scholarships to nationals (foreigners or of Greek origin) of Balkan and Eastern European countries (non-member states of the European Union), Asia, Africa and Latin America and thirty five (35) scholarships to nationals (foreigners or/of Greek origin) of the European Union Member States, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, U.S.A., Canada, Japan and Oceania, for studies in Greece, beginning in the academic year 2012-2013.
Applicants should: -Be foreign nationals -Hold only foreign citizenship (not both foreign and Greek) -Not exceed the age limit by the application deadline -Hold a graduate degree from a foreign recognised higher education institute -Hold a postgraduate degree (Master’s or equivalent) from a foreign or a Greek University for prospective PhD applicants -Applicants for postdoctoral research studies must hold a doctoral degree (PhD) completed at a foreign or a Greek University. However, their graduate degree (Bachelor) should be from a foreign University -For further education (in the following specific subject areas of study: Greek Language, Literature, Philosophy, History and Art), applicants should be professors in a Department of Greek studies at a foreign University – Medical doctors should have either completed their specialty or hold a postgraduate degree (equivalent to Master’s). The scholarship is strictly offered for postgraduate/doctoral studies and not for work or internship in a state hospital -Have a very good command of English or French -Have never been on a scholarship for this same category from the I.K.Y. -Have not undertaken studies on a scholarship provided by any Greek authority.