Ambassador’s scholarship at UINDY Athens now in placeJan 9th, 2010 | By staff | Category: Community, News
A Philippine Ambassador’s scholarship program is now in place in the prestigious Athens Campus of the University of Indiana (UINDY-Athens).
Ambassador Rigoberto D. Tiglao entered recently into a Memorandum of Understanding providing for scholarships and tuition assistance for Filipinos at the university with Chancellor Vasilis Botopoulos of UINDY Athens).
The most important scholarship is the “The Philippine Ambassador’s Scholarship”, which provides for a 70% tuition assistance to a Filipino for an undergraduate college degree. The Philippine Ambassador will recommend the student who would avail of the scholarship. The only requirement is for the scholar to maintain an average grade of B.
The Univeristy of Indianapolis (Athens Campus) is not merely a franchise or a branch of the American university. It is academically and legally categorized as a campus of the university.
The other forms of “Ambassador’s scholarships” include five undergraduate scholarships providing for a 25% tuition assistance and another five graduate-school scholarships also providing a 25% tuition assistance.
In addition to these “Ambassador’s Scholarships”, the MOU provides for a General undergraduate scholarships which will grant a 20% tuition assistance for undergraduate studies for a child or spouse of an employee of the Philippine Embassy and the Philippine School in Greece as well as for a graduate of the Philippine School in Greece .
There is also a General graduate scholarship program which provides for a 20% tuition assistance for graduate studies of an employee, child or spouse of the Philippine Embassy and the Philippine School employee at UINDY Athens.
Filipinos wanting to avail of these scholarships may contact Culural Attache Ms. Joanne David at the Philippine Embassy. #