CALL FOR APPLICANTS – SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED TO NON-GREEK NATIONALS TO ATTEND COURSES AND SEMINARS IN GREECE IN THE MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE AND CULTURE (24th Programme, 2017-2018)
The State Scholarships Foundation (Ι.Κ.Υ.) announces that it will offer up to fifty (50) scholarships to foreign nationals (non-Greek Nationals or non-Greek Nationals of Greek descent) from countries worldwide in order to attend courses and seminars in the Modern Greek language and culture.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must meet the above requirements by the application deadline.
DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED
1. An application form, duly completed, signed and with one recent photograph attached. 2. An up-to-date curriculum vitae (in English or Greek language).
3. Certified copies of University Diplomas – Degrees.
4. Certificates indicating the knowledge of Greek (if any) or English or French language.
5. Two (2) letters of reference (in Greek, English or French only) by a University Professor.
Diplomatic Authorities whereas at the I.K.Y. shall be sent via our e-mail: [email protected] .
Candidates that are in Greece just before the submission deadline are required to contact their Diplomatic Authorities in Greece.
Application forms are available from the Greek Diplomatic Mission or the I.K.Y. or as downloaded copy from the I.K.Y website at: www.iky.gr
No other application forms are admissible.
If the documentation is not in English, French or Greek a certified translation (by the Greek Diplomatic Authorities abroad) into Greek, English or French must be supplied.
In addition, documents numbered 3, 4, 7, and 8 should bear the Apostille or be certified by the Greek Diplomatic Authorities (the Embassy or Consulate) in cases where the candidate’s state of origin is not a member of the Hague Convention (Apostille) of 5 October 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents.
Applicants must submit only certified copies of the original documents, as these will not be returned.
The application deadline is 11/09/2017. The original documentation shall have a postal seal by this date.
Full application files due to be sent by e-mail are to be sent by this date as well. Applicants will be notified of the outcome on IKY website: www.iky.gr
DURATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
The duration of this scholarship is no less than eight (8) months and is only offered for a 2 specific course in the Modern Greek language and culture organised mainly at one of the following Greek Universities: Athens University, Thessaloniki University, Ioannina University, Crete University. The University, which will hold this course, will be decided by the I.K.Y after the selection process.
The courses will start on October 2017 and will end on May 2018.
On successful completion of the study programme, the Greek University will provide students with a certificate of attendance. This certificate will not be awarded, should the scholarship holder be not present and active participant in the courses during the whole period.
a. Greek Language
This programme offers learning opportunities at beginner, intermediate (or upper intermediate) and advanced levels following a placement test and subject to sufficient student numbers.
b. History and Culture
Beneficiaries will be introduced to Greek History, Culture and Arts through seminars, educational visits to the sites of the city of study and excursions to the most historic sites of Greece.
c. Social Programme
Social events are included in the course where an active participation is required.
The scholarship covers the following costs:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Scholarship holders must regularly attend courses and participate in all activities of the programme of study.