Greek Government Scholarships for Foreign Students

Greek Government
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 April 2015
Study in: Greece
Course starts 2016

Brief description:

Scholarships will be granted by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs to foreign nationals who wish to attend undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Greece’s Universities or a research in one of Greece’s Universities or Research Centres for the academic year 2015-2016, as well as summer seminar in Greek Language and Civilization for the summer of 2015.

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, Jordan, 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); one-off amount of  €150 annually for covering transportation expenses; exemption from tuition fees (only for undergraduate studies)*; and free medical treatment in case of an emergency, only in Public Hospitals (for nationals of member-states of the European Union – the European Health Insurance Card).

* It is clarified that holders of scholarship for postgraduate studies or research who wish to follow Greek language courses as well shall not be exempted from tuition fees. Further they should select postgraduate programs offered without tuition fees. In case their selection is not included in the free of charge programs they should cover 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 2015.

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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