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Established in May 1979, the A. G. Leventis Foundation is the outcome of the vision of the Cypriot entrepreneur Anastasios G. Leventis (1902-1978), who laid the bases of its focus on society, education and culture.
Now in its fourth decade, the Foundation retains its adherence to these priorities, keenly supporting the dissemination of Greek and Cypriot cultural heritage, as well as extensive public benefits programs, pioneering environmental protection projects, and medical research.
To this end, its activities range from the reconstruction of a large number of classical, Byzantine, and post-Byzantine monuments, and the enrichment and presentation of Cypriot antiquities collections in museums around the world, to the systematic granting of scholarships, and sponsorship of nature conservation and sustainable development projects in Southern Europe, Africa and world-wide.
An important aspect of the dynamic presence of the A. G. Leventis Foundation in cultural affairs is the Foundation’s art collections: the Paris Collection of European Art, the Collection of Works by Greek Artists of the 19th and 20th Centuries and the Collection of Works by Cypriot Artists. These three collections, which afford a unique aesthetic and educational experience, will soon be united and housed in the new A. G. Leventis Gallery being built in Nicosia, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Architects.
Opportunity is About:
Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
Am I eligible to apply?
Yes, if you are applying for postgraduate studies or doctoral research only. Post-doctoral research and undergraduate studies are not included.
Are there any restrictions regarding the subject of study?
No, there are not.
Is there an age limit?
No, there is not.
Who completes a New Application?
It is for all applicants who have not received an educational grant from the A. G. Leventis Foundation before. Note: You must submit a New application if you applied in the past but were unsuccessful.
Who completes a Repeating of Grant Application?
Scholars who have received an educational grant (for up to a 2-year period) and would like to apply for a grant concerning a new degree should choose a REPEATING of Grant application. The A. G. Leventis Foundation offers educational grants for a maximum period of 3 academic years, cumulatively. No applications will be accepted beyond that point.
Who completes a Renewal Application?
Scholars interested in applying for the renewal of their grant (studying for the same degree) should choose a RENEWAL application. The A. G. Leventis Foundation offers educational grants for a maximum period of 3 academic years, cumulatively. No applications will be accepted beyond threat point.
Selection is made from a large number of well qualified candidates and competition is often keen. Approximately one in eight applications is accepted.
Criteria applied are:
- The scholastic ability of the candidate measured in terms of previous academic record and the economic situation of the individual.
Additional factors determining selection include:
- Field of study/research.
- Country and University where candidates have been admitted.
- How clear and complete the application is.
All these factors are carefully considered in the interests of equity, balance and quality.
The A. G. Leventis Foundation is not obliged to give explanations regarding the decisions of the Selection Committee and does not provide feedback to the hundreds of applications received each year.
How to Apply
The system will open on the 1st of March for New and Repeating of grant applications. Candidates who wish to apply for an educational grant should fill in the electronic form and submit it with the required supporting documents by the 31st of March (24:00 GMT).
The system will open on the 1st of April for Renewal applications. Scholars interested in the renewal of their grant should fill in the electronic form and submit it with the required supporting documents by the 30th of April (24:00 GMT).
The application must be completed in English.
Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year
Cost/funding for participants:
The grant offered varies according to the country of study. It aims to cover only part of the expenses and it will not be sufficient to cover the total cost.
Could I also apply to another organization for funding?
Yes, you could. Please ensure that you mention the information in the relevant section of the application form.