15 MAY 2017 / “Stavros Niarchos Foundation” Scholarship Program at Deree - The American College of Greece, with the SNF support

For the third consecutive academic year, the “Stavros Niarchos Foundation” Scholarship Program implemented from Deree – The American College of Greece through a grant by the SNF, offers the opportunity to talented students, already enrolled in Greek public universities, to attend courses at Deree, whilst continuing to pursue a public university degree.

The aim of the Program is to help students improve their academic excellence, while at the same time seizing opportunities for a successful professional life. Since its launch, in 2014, the “Stavros Niarchos Foundation” Scholarship Program has already offered a total of 145 scholarships to students, while, for the academic year 2017-18, it will provide 84 scholarships, covering – jointly with The American College of Greece - a significant percentage of the students’ tuition fees. It is worth noting that 25 students have attended courses at leading universities abroad (Study Abroad program), while 37 scholars started working for multinational companies immediately after finishing their internship. In addition, the number of participants in Training and Networking events has exceeded 250.

On the occasion of the successful completion of the “Stavros Niarchos Foundation” Scholarship Program for the academic year 2016-17, an event took place at Deree’s Library on Tuesday, May 9th, with the participation of the distinguished scholars, as well as prestigious members of the academic and business community.

The Program is part of the SNF’s “Recharging the Youth” initiative.