Greece Govt Scholarships

INTRODUCTION

The Greece Government Scholarship is offered to interested candidates from the External Scholarships Division of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India. This Department specializes in arranging a large number of international scholarships to Indian students from foreign governments.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

The following are the eligibility criterion for the Greek Government Scholarships: * Candidates should be Indian nationals resident in India and below 33 years of age. However, for SC/ST candidates there is an age relaxation of 35 years and for academically brilliant candidates there is an age relaxation of 3 months. * For scholarships in Fine Arts candidates should be a 5 year National Diploma /Degree holder in Fine Arts. Post-graduates are given preference. * For scholarships in Fine Arts, candidates should be proficient in Greek language or possess a Bachelors degree in Greek language. * For scholarships in History and Archeology, Modern Greek Studies, Archeology and Art candidates should be a first class in post-graduation in the relevant field of study * For scholarships in Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and the branches of engineering, candidates must possess a first class post-graduation in the relevant fields of study * Besides, the above requirements, candidates should have working knowledge of Greek, English or French along with adequate knowledge of the geography, culture and heritage of Greece * Candidates will have to be resident in India for 3 years in succession after their return from Greece. * Candidates who are Ph.D holders are not eligible for the scholarships

CAREER PROSPECTS

Value of Scholarship The Greek Government Scholarship for Fine Arts provides for: * A monthly allowance of 45,000 drachmas for postgraduate students. * A grant of 10,000 drachmas for students enrolled in the University of Athens and 2 0,000 drachmas for other universities * 10,000 drachmas for travel within Greece, if required for research work. * Free tuition and takes care of the medical needs of students. The Greek Government Scholarships for the other subjects provides for: * A monthly allowance of 40,000 drachmas for cost of living * 50,000 drachmas towards initial expenses incurred * An allowance of up to 60,000 drachmas which covers drafting and typing cost of Ph.D. dissertation of scholars * An allowance of up to 60,000 drachmas covering laboratory expenses * Free of cost tuition fees * Free medical care The Greek Scholarships in Fine Arts as well as for the other subjects do not cover the passage fare to and from India and have to be paid by either the candidates or the sponsor or the employer. Application procedure: Candidates are required to send in duly typed applications, on plain paper to the Director (Scholarship), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department. Of Education, External Scholarship, within the fixed date along with the following documents. * Attested copies of all educational documents and certificates * Photograph * Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner * Proposal for study or research program * For candidates already in employment, applications should be routed through the employer.

PAY PACKAGE

The notification for the Greek Government Scholarships is normally published in all leading newspapers and Employment News during February, every year. For more details Log on : http://www.ypepth.gr/
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