Onassis Foundation- 20th Foreigners’ Fellowships Programme in Greece, 2014/15

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Onassis Foundation is funding scholarships available for University Professors of all levels (PhD holders), postdoctoral researchers (PhD holders), artists, postgraduate students and PhD candidates. This programme is available for scholarly research or artistic creation in Greece and in Humanities, Social Science, Economic Science and Arts. The number and duration for both categories are different. Up to 15 in category A scholarships are awarded for three to six months and up to 10 in Category C educational scholarship are awarded for five to ten months during the academic year Oct. 2014–Sept. 2015. Closing date is January 31st 2014.

Study Subject(s): The Programme covers the following fields only: 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, and Public Finance Arts: Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theater, Photography, Film Studies and New Media.
Course Level: This programme is available for scholarly research or artistic creation in Greece and in Humanities, Social Science, Economic Science and Arts. The number and duration for both categories are  different.
Scholarship Provider: Onassis Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Greece

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 C educational scholarship: a) the field of study should be covered by the Programme (see p. 1) b) 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
c) the scholarships are offered for research in Greece only.
-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.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International scholars are eligible for these grants.

Scholarship Description: The Foundation announces the twentieth (20th) annual Programme of research grants and educational scholarships starting on October 1st, 2014, which is addressed to non-Greeks, University Professors of all levels (Ph.D. holders), postdoctoral researchers (PhD holders), artists, post-graduate students and PhD candidates.

Number of award(s): The number of scholarships awarded by the Foundation to foreigners varies from year to year. (15 scholarships for category A and 10 for Category C)

Duration of award(s): Category A research grant: From three [3] up to six [6] months maximum during the academic year Oct. 2014–Sept. 2015 and Category C educational scholarship: From five [5] up to ten [10] months during the academic year Oct. 2014–Sept. 2015.

What does it cover? 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. 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.

Selection Criteria: This Programme is highly competitive.

Notification: Applicants will be informed of the results by regular mail by the end of July 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying by post or online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is January 31st 2014.

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