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ACA Member, The Greek State Scholarship Foundation (I.K.Y.) has been awarded the European Framework for Quality Management (EFQM) distinction, “Recognized for Excellence”. EFQM Excellence Model is a framework that has been used to drive sustainable organizational development and the ‘Recognized for Excellence’ distinction is a peer-assessment carried out by a team of trained assessors that delivers insights into current management practices, performance and recognizes achievements.
Since 1951 I.K.Y. offers Grants for post-graduate studies, abroad and within Greece. From 1987 the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs allocated I.K.Y the role of administration, co-ordination, implementation and dissemination of European Union Programmes. As of 2014 it became the National Agency for the Erasmus+ program, and has designed and implemented an internal quality assurance system for which it since has received a number of excellence distinctions and certifications.
Currently I.K.Y. offers scholarship Programs as: the “Human Resources Development Program, Education and Lifelong Learning’’ that strengthens doctoral and post-doctoral research, the ‘’IKY Fellowships of Excellence for Postgraduate Studies in Greece – Siemens Programme”, and provides financial support to students coming from Vulnerable Social and Economic Groups.
I.K.Y State Scholarship Foundation – Press releases