Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Scholarships — Deadline January 31st 2014


Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Alexander S

Up to ten scholarships will be awarded for a duration of five to ten months during the academic year October 2014 – September 2015. The scholarships will include:
1. A round trip air-ticket (economy class)
2. A monthly allowance of Eight Hundred Fifty Euros (€ 850.-).
The scholarship does not cover the month of August.

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The grants and scholarships offered within the framework of this Programme cover scholarly research or artistic creation in Greece only and only in the fields below:
– Humanities: Philology, Literature, Linguistics, History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Educational Studies, Psychology
– Social Science (excluding Law): Political Sciences, Sociology, Political analysis, International and European Studies, Administration Sciences, Social Theory and Social Policy
– Economic Science: Maritime Studies, Finance, Public Finance
– Arts: Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Photography, Film Studies, New Media.


The scholarships are addressed to postgraduate students and Ph.D. candidates. All candidates should be under 40-years-old. At the time of application the applicants should be enrolled for a postgraduate course (Master’s, M.Phil., Ph.D) at a University either outside Greece or in Greece.

Basic knowledge of the Greek language is a necessary prerequisite for applying, unless the applicant can prove that the research can be conducted in another language. The certificate can be submitted at a later date, but no later than March 31, 2014.

The programme is addressed to non-Greeks. Eligible to participate are the following candidates:
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.

Former Fellows of the Foundation can re-apply for a grant or scholarship only if five years have elapsed since their previous grant or scholarship. Former Fellows who have received a grant or scholarship twice cannot apply again for a grant or scholarship.