Are you a Greek student who wants to pursue an undergraduate degree or vocational training in the United Kingdom, one of the most diverse and dynamic countries in the world? Do you want to study at a reputable and accredited university or college that offers a wide range of courses and programs in various fields and disciplines? Do you want to receive financial assistance and recognition for your academic achievements and potential? If yes, then you might be interested in applying for The Schilizzi Foundation Scholarship (Financial need).
The Schilizzi Foundation Scholarship (Financial need) is a scholarship program that aims to support and empower Greek students who want to study in the UK, but are facing financial difficulties or hardships. The scholarship is offered by The Schilizzi Foundation, a charitable foundation that was established in 1986 by the descendants of the Schilizzi family, a prominent Greek merchant family that had strong ties with Britain. The foundation’s main objective is to promote education, culture, and philanthropy among the Greek community in the UK and abroad.
The scholarship provides grants for selected eligible students for the duration of their undergraduate degree or vocational training in the UK. The scholarship amount can vary from £500 to £2,000 per year, depending on the student’s financial situation and needs. The scholarship also provides various benefits and opportunities that will enhance your academic and personal growth, such as:
• Access to the foundation’s products and services, such as student loans, grants, mentorship, networking, and events.
• Access to prestigious conferences and events, such as the Skoll World Forum, the Ditchley Conferences, and the One Young World Summit.
• Mentorship and guidance from the foundation’s network of advisors and partners, who are experts and leaders in various fields and industries.
• Networking and collaboration with other Schilizzi Foundation Scholars, alumni, faculty, and professionals from different backgrounds and cultures.
To be eligible for The Schilizzi Foundation Scholarship (Financial need), you must meet the following criteria:
• You must be a Greek national living in the UK or born/resident in Greece.
• You must be pursuing an undergraduate degree or vocational training at a university or college that is officially recognized and accredited by the relevant authorities in the UK.
• You must be in your final year of a degree/diploma or experiencing unforeseen hardship. Postgraduates and second year students will only be considered in very exceptional circumstances.
• You must have an excellent academic record and demonstrate strong motivation and potential for your chosen field of study.
• You must have a clear vision of how your education will contribute to your personal and professional development and how it will benefit your future career goals.
To apply for The Schilizzi Foundation Scholarship (Financial need), you must first apply for admission to your desired undergraduate degree or vocational training at your chosen institution in the UK. You must submit your application before the deadline specified by each institution, which may vary depending on the level and type of program or course.
Once you have applied for admission, you must contact The Schilizzi Foundation through email to apply for the scholarship. You must include the following information in your email:
• Your full name
• Proof of registration at an educational institution (in the UK or abroad)
• A detailed description of your planned course of study and its subject area
• Reasoning why you deserve the scholarship and how you would use it
• Official documentation of your financial situation, such as recent (parental) tax return or statements of personal wealth
The application deadline for The Schilizzi Foundation Scholarship (Financial need) is 31 May 2023. All applications will be reviewed by a panel of financial experts, who will select the person most qualified for the scholarship. The decision is final.
The Schilizzi Foundation Scholarship (Financial need) is an amazing opportunity for Greek students who want to study in the UK, but are facing financial difficulties or hardships. If you think you have what it takes to become a Schilizzi Foundation Scholar, don’t hesitate to apply today and join a community of changemakers who are committed to making a difference in the world.