Greek Government Scholarships for Foreign Students

Greek Government
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 April 2014
Study in: Greece
Course starts 2015

Brief description:

The Greek State Scholarships Foundation (Ι.Κ.Υ.) announces that it will offer up to fifty-five (55) scholarships to foreign citizens who wish to make undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Greek Superior Educational Institutes or a research project in Superior Educational Institutes or Research Centers in Greece, in the academic year 2014-2015 as well as a summer seminar in Greek Language and Culture for the summer of the year 2014.

Host Institution(s):

Universities in Greece

Field(s) of study:

Eligible programmes offered by participating Universities

Target Group:

International students from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Israel, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Mexico, South Korea, Norway, Hungary, Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Czech Republic.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

All scholarships include a monthly allowance (400 euro – undergraduate studies; 450 euro – postgraduate studies or research); a lump sum allowance for settlement expenses (500-550 euro);  a lump sum allowance of 150 euro annually for the coverage of travelling expenses; release of the tuition fees only for undergraduate studies*; and  gratis medical treatment in case of emergency only at State Hospitals.

*It is explained that the scholars for postgraduate studies or research, in case they wish to attend also course of Greek Language, are not released of the tuition fees. Further, they must select the postgraduate programmes offered at no charge. In case their choice is not found among the free programmes, they will have to cover the tuition fees on their own.


Read the Scholarship Guidelines for more information on the eligibility criteria.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Applicants meeting the above requirements by the application deadline should submit the application form and requirements through the Greek Diplomatic Authorities in their country of residence (or in a neighbouring country in case of absence of a Greek Embassy or Consulate in their country).  The deadline varies depending on the Greek embassy or consulate but is before 30 April 2014.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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