The purview of the A. G. Leventis Foundation is very broad; it encompasses preservation of the natural environment, agricultural and technical education in West Africa, the granting of scholarships, the restoration, preservation and promotion of the wealth of Hellenic civilization in Greece, Cyprus and elsewhere as well as the promotion of activities for social welfare. By providing scholarships at post-graduate level, the Foundation enables talented young people to pursue further study at leading universities around the world.
About the Scholarship:
The American College of Greece’s Alba Graduate Business School, located in Athens, is one of Europe’s best graduate business schools. It is AMBA, NECHE, and EPAS (EFMD) accredited, and it is known for being innovative (AMBA innovation award 2015) as well as exceptionally friendly and customer-centric. Alba’s DNA is based on doing things differently. It represents a steadfast determination to put one’s sights beyond the horizon, to strive for visionary objectives, and to labor tirelessly to achieve them, despite the tide and against all difficulties. Alba pursues the transformative, Business Unusual learning journey in this spirit. Alba was founded in 1992 by Greek firms, and it has been in a strategic relationship with the American College of Greece since 2011, with the goal of establishing a premier international educational institution in Greece. Alba only offers MBA and MSc degrees in practically every field of business, including shipping management and tourism. The Alba community easily retains a close-knit vibe with a student body of roughly 400 postgraduate students. Alba provides a unique learning experience for students who seek to study abroad for a short period of time, with more than 60 exchange partnerships worldwide. Alba faculty members come from all over the world and have worked at prominent business and management schools such as Harvard Business School, Wharton, and LBS, among others. Alba resident professors are accomplished academics who publish high-quality academic research in prestigious journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Marketing, and others. Alba faculty members have authored some of the most widely cited works in their fields. Alba has significant ties to the Greek commercial community, particularly the Greek shipping businesses, which are among the best in the world.cThe QS Global 250 Business Schools Ranking includes Alba Graduate Business School. The AMBA Innovation Award was given to Alba Graduate Business School in 2015-2016. The MSc in Tourism Management is recognized in the top 80 programs in the world. – The EDUNIVERSAL MSc in Shipping Management is recognized in the top Maritime Management programs in the world (TOP 50 – Global ranking EDUNIVERSAL) – Alba faculty’s top academic research. Alba’s faculty includes a core of Resident Faculty, as well as Visiting Professors from top international business schools (e.g., Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, London School of Economics, New York University, University of Michigan, Wharton Business School) and a number of Research Fellows and Teaching Fellows. Alba Resident Professors are eminent scholars who publish high-quality academic research in peer-reviewed journals.
The Career & Alumni Office has developed excellent ties with the business world. Graduates and enterprises are brought together through a series of activities and events with the goal of forming a mutually beneficial partnership, ensuring that Alba talent is employed by the market’s leaders. Career Coaching, Career Preparation Workshops, Career Development Events, and Career Coaching are some of the services provided by the Career Office. Alba exclusively provides MBA and Master’s programs in a variety of business fields. The Alba community easily retains a close-knit feel with a student body of roughly 400 postgraduate students, allowing additional attention to be provided to students. Alba provides a unique learning experience for students who seek to study abroad for a short period of time, with more than 60 exchange partnerships worldwide. Students have the opportunity to experience a truly international business environment in Greece through dual exchange programs, joint degrees, and incoming and outgoing field trips. Alba faculty members come from all over the world and have worked at prestigious business and management schools such as Harvard Business School, Stern School of Business, Wharton, and London Business School. Alba Resident Professors are world-renowned academics who publish high-quality academic research in prestigious journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Marketing, and others. Alba faculty members have authored some of the most widely cited works in their fields.
The Alba alumni network has 4000 members in 54 countries across the world. They are worldwide corporate leaders and innovators, active players in the School’s activities, and strategic partners in Alba’s continued success. Alba alumni provide vital services to students and other graduates, as well as assistance to professors and the School as a whole, from all over the world and throughout Greece. Alba is dedicated to assisting students with their job search and providing a variety of resources to help them plan and enhance their careers. Throughout the academic year, the Career & Alumni Office provides a variety of courses and events to help students better understand the recruitment process, build their abilities, and prepare for the job market. Alba students had the greatest placement rate in the country.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): ALBA Graduate Business School
Scholarship Country: Greece
Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded
Study Level: Masters
Nationality: International Students
– Two (2) full scholarships for the Alba MBA program in Athens, encompassing tuition (100%), housing (100%), and living expenses (200 Euro per month * 12 months).
– One (1) partial scholarship for the MSc in Finance program, paying 60% of tuition fees (remaining tuition fees to be paid 5000 Euro).
Eligibility for Scholarship
- Citizenship in Nigeria
- Upper 2nd or 1st Class Completed bachelor’s degree (GPA 3.8 or higher)
- Outstanding command of the English language
- Work experience of at least three years is required.
The Leventis Foundation 2022-2023 Scholarships for Nigerian Students (Greece) is open to all international students
Applicants should register at http://www.campusweb.acg.edu/ICS/Admissions ALBA/ to apply online.
and then email their completed application package (including all official additional documents) to: Leventis Foundation Nigeria by April 4th, 2022. (No. 2 Leventis Close, Central Business District, FCT, P.O. Box 20351, Abuja)
First point of contact:
ALBA’s International Relations Manager, Ms. Anna Vithoulka
The application deadline for Leventis Foundation 2022-2023 Scholarships for Nigerian Students (Greece) is April 4, 2022