Application Deadline: 28th February 2018.

The Onassis Foundation announces its twenty-fourth (24th) annual Program of scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019 which is addressed to non-Greeks, Professors, Postdoctoral Researchers and Ph.D. Candidates for research in Greece on topics linked to greek culture, society or economy. A total of ten (10) scholarships will be awarded from which three (3) scholarships will be allocated to university professors of all academic ranks, three (3) scholarships to post-graduate researchers and four (4) scholarships to PhD candidates.

In 2001 the Foundation, following the successful publication in Greek of the Greek Scholars’ Album, produced the first bilingual (Greek-English) Album of Foreign Scholars, which records their academic and professional progress.

The number of scholarships awarded by the Foundation to foreigners varies from year to year. On average, 35 scholarships are awarded annually. During the 22 years of the Program’s operation (1995 – 2017), 883 research grants and educational scholarships have been awarded, amounting to $ 11.307.812

Eligible Countries:

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Congo, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia,  Lithuania, Mexico, Moldavia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, S. Korea, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, S. Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, The Netherlands, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, U.S.A., Uzbekistan, Venezuela.

The Program covers scholarly research in Greece only and in the fields stated
1. Eligible to participate are the following candidates:
a) Persons of non-Greek descent
b) Cypriot citizens are also eligible to apply for Category D and E fellowship only, provided they
permanently reside and work outside Greece
c) Persons of Greek descent (second generation and on) are also eligible to apply for a
fellowship or scholarship, provided they permanently reside and work abroad or currently study
in foreign Universities
d) Category D and E also applies 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 Ph.D. candidates of Greek descent or citizenship, who pursue post-graduate studies outside of Greece ( Category C – please see below), have conducted their high school studies and have obtained a degree outside Greece and permanently reside outside Greece for more than fifteen (15) years



Announcement (English)

Announcement (French)

Application Form for CATEGORY C:

Application Form for CATEGORY D:

Application Form for CATEGORY E:

For further information, please contact the Onassis International Scholarships Department at:  210 37 13 018, E-mail: [email protected]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ONASSIS FELLOWHIPS PROGRAM 2018/2019


One response to “ONASSIS FELLOWHIPS PROGRAM 2018/2019 FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS to Study in Greece (Funded)”

  1. […] The Onasis Fellowship Program for international scholars was introduced in 1995 and is aimed at academics of all ranks – members of national Academies, Ph.D. holders and post-doctoral researchers – to conduct research in Greece in subjects relating to Greek culture and society. The scholarships are also aimed at citizens of Cyprus who are not Greek residents, while the Greek 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, may also be accepted.The Program aims at promoting Greek language and culture abroad, thereby creating and encouraging ties of friendship and cooperation between members of the academic community. The selection is based on the recommendations made by special committees consisting of professors, scientists and former scholars, and is validated by the Foundation’s Board of Directors. […]

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