Onassis Fellowship Program for International Scholarship

Deadline: 26th of February 2016.

Onassis Fellowship Program for International Scholarship

Benefits

The number of scholarships awarded by the Foundation to foreigners varies from year to year (20 scholarships for category A and 10 for Category C).

Duration of award(s): Category A research grant will be available for three [3] months during the academic year October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017 and Category C educational scholarship will be from five [5] up to ten [10] months during the academic year October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017.

Category A research grant: 1. A round trip air-ticket (economy class) from and to the country and place where the grantee is permanently living, for the grantee only, for the beginning of the scholarship and upon definite departure from Greece that amount a) up to Three Hundred Euros (€300.-) for a European country ??? b) up to One Thousand Euros ( €1,000.-) for a transatlantic trip or travel to and from countries of Asia and Africa. Fellowship recipients will be solely responsible for the purchase of their tickets. 2. A monthly allowance of One Thousand Five Hundred Euros (€ 1.500) for subsistence, accommodation and all other expenses. NOTE: The grant does not cover the period from July 15 to August 31. The Foundation wishes to advise the applicants that it will not extend any facility other than the described above under any circumstances whatsoever. No allowance or air ticket is provided to the grantee’s spouse or dependents.
Category C Educational Scholarship: 1. A round trip air-ticket (economy class) for the scholarship recipient only for the beginning of the scholarship and upon definite departure from Greece 2. A monthly allowance of Eight Hundred Fifty Euros (€ 850.-) for subsistence, accommodation and all other expenses.
NOTE: The scholarship does not cover the month of August. The Foundation wishes to advise the applicants that it will not extend any facility other than the described above under any circumstances. No allowance or air ticket is provided to the grantee’s spouse or dependents.

Description

In 1995 the Foundation established an annual programme of grants and scholarships for research, study and artistic endeavour within Greece. The educational programme is intended exclusively for non-Greeks: members of national academies, university professors of all levels, PhD holders, post-doctorate researchers, post-graduate students and doctoral candidates, artists, and teachers of Greek language, literature, history and culture in both primary and secondary education. Exceptionally and on a case-by-case basis, the programme may accept Greeks of the Diaspora, second generation Greeks, and Greeks who permanently reside abroad and have been studying or have been employed in foreign Universities for over 10 or 15 years, depending on the type of scholarship. The Foundation announces the twenty-first (22nd) annual Programme of research grants and educational scholarships starting on October 1st, 2016 which is addressed to non -Greeks, University Professors of all levels (Ph.D. holders), Postdoctoral Researchers (Ph.D. holders) and Ph.D. Candidates.


Eligibility

a) Persons of non Greek descent.
b) Cypriot citizens are also eligible to apply for category A grants only, provided they are permanently residing and working outside Greece.
c) Persons of Greek descent (second generation and on) are also eligible to apply for a grant or scholarship, provided they are permanently residing and working abroad or currently studying in foreign Universities.
d) Category A also apply to Scholars of Greek descent or citizenship provided they have a professional academic career of at least ten (10) years in a University or Research Institute abroad.
e) The above mentioned clarification (d) also applies to post-graduate students of Greek descent or citizenship, who pursue post-graduate studies outside of Greece (category C), have obtained a degree outside of Greece and are permanently residing outside of Greece for more than fifteen (15) years.
-Category A – if you are a Full Professor, you have to be over 35. If you are Associate Professor, you have to be over 30. There are no age limits for all other candidates for this grant. Category C – all candidates have to be under 40.


Apply

The application form can be submitted online, sent by post or submitted in person.


Onassis Fellowship Program for International Scholarship

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