As from July 2013, IKY offers fellowships for post-graduate studies of the second-cycle (PhD) in Greece through the “IKY Fellowships of Excellence for Postgraduate Studies in Greece – Siemens Programme” in the framework of the Hellenic Republic – Siemens Settlement Agreement in leading-edge thematic areas: Industry, Health, Energy and Infrastructure – Urban Development – Environment.
IKY supports also PhD candidates of the Humanities in the framework of the cooperation with the National Bank of Greece Programme. Ten scholarships are given in specialised sectors of humanitarian and social disciplines for the elaboration of a doctoral thesis in Greece. The Programme’s duration is three years. Scholarships are granted also to Greek graduates of Greek and equivalent foreign universities to conduct a doctoral research with European perspective in the fields of humanitarian and social disciplines (History and Culture, Economy, Legal, Social and Political Sciences) in the European University Institute of Florence.
Moreover, IKY finances scholarship holders within the context of its collaboration with CERN. It is a scholarships programme offered by IKY for the employment at CERN of scientists having graduated from Greek universities in the field of Theoretical and Experimental Particle Physics.
Finally, within the context of implementing the “Integrated Management of Sea and Inland Waters” Programme to be financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area (FM EEA 2009–2014) and the Public Investments Programme, IKY announced the launch of a Scholarships Programme for the academic period 2014–2015, for the elaboration of a post-doctoral research or a part of a doctoral thesis, in cognitive fields falling within the field of sea and inland water resources management, in institutions and/or accredited organisations in Norway, Iceland or Lichtenstein.