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Undergraduate Scholarships 2016-2017

Undergraduate Scholarships 2016-2017
PUBLISH DATE
14 Sep '16
FIELD
EDUCATION & SKILLS

The John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation announces the provision of 25 scholarships for undergraduate studies in the academic year 2016-2017. The scholarships will be awarded to graduates from Greek high schools in the 2015-2016 school year  who have completed enrollment at  one of the country’s public universities or technical education institutions as first year students for the 2016-2017 academic year.

1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Candidates may apply if they meet the following conditions:  

  • First-time enrollment at a public university or technical education institution in Greece on conclusion of the Pan-Hellenic Examination procedure  in May-June 2016.
  • The department in which they enroll is in a place other than the location of the  secondary school from which they graduated and the place of permanent residence of their family. 
  • Achievement of a general score in the Pan-Hellenic Examinations of at least seventeen (17.00), not including elective courses.
  • The annual total declared household income for the fiscal year 2015 does not exceed the amount of twenty thousand euros (€20,000).
  • They are not in receipt of any other scholarship, prize or financial assistance from any institution.

Applications that do not meet the above conditions will not be evaluated. If you change any of the information submitted (e.g. enrollment transfer, change of permanent place of residence of candidate’s family, etc.) the Foundation will re-examine the application and has the option of terminating the scholarship.

2. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications are to be submitted electronically using the specially designed system at the address  www.latsis-scholarships.gr.

Candidates must digitize the following documents and append them as attachments to the online application:

  • High school graduation certificate.
  • Certificate of Participation in the Pan-Hellenic Examinations (new system) or Certificate of Access (old system).
  • Proof of enrollment in the school to which they have been admitted.
  • Parents’ (and candidate’s, if applicable) tax clearance certificate(s)  for fiscal years 2015 and 2014
  • Single Property Tax clearance certificate for candidate and parents  
  • Certificate of family status      
  • Confirmation of Postponement of Military Training (if the candidate has not been summoned for military service he must submit a relevant Statutory Declaration) 
  • Copy of ID card
  • Any type of document indicating the existence of social criteria (a large family, loss of parent, single parent family, etc.)

In the event that candidates intend to apply for transfer to another university or technical education institution they will be required to enclose a statutory declaration specifyingthe department and institution.

NOTE: Documents related to health issues of the candidate or first degree relatives are not to be submitted electronically. They are to be sent by post in accordance with the instructions specified on the application form.

Social criteria, additional study data and a statement of purpose are to be included in the online application (for further information on these fields you may consult “Frequently Asked Questions” in Greek).

If applicants do not substantiate statements in their applications by means of official documents from the relevant public bodies, they will be excluded from the evaluation process. If necessary, during evaluation candidates may be summoned for an interview.

3. EVALUATION CRITERIA

Candidates’ performance in high school and at the Pan-Hellenic Examinations will be taken into account in the selection process, along with other elements of general education and – besides consideration of personal details - with discrimination on the basis of the family and social data submitted with applications.

4. DURATION AND RENEWAL OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

The duration of the scholarship is for all the years of study specified in the study regulations for each department and will not exceed three thousand two hundred euros (€3,200) per annum. Scholarship holders renew their scholarship each year on the basis of their academic progress.

5. SCHEDULE

Submission of online applications Wednesday September 14 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 14.00.

Announcement of results: End of November 2016.

For further information and/or explanations: [email protected].

Before starting to complete your online application you must have read the Frequently Asked Questions (in Greek).

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