Scholarships for the MBA in Shipping program

Tuesday, 30/09/2008

ALBA Graduate Business School aims to attract the strongest applicants regardless of their ability to fund their education. On these grounds, ALBA in collaboration with Price Waterhouse Coopers, awards one partial scholarship to an MBA in Shipping candidate, who has demonstrated strong academic performance and professional experience.

The Scholarship will cover the 25% of the total fees of the program, and it will be awarded to a candidate employed in the maritime sector, due to academic and professional excellence.

Candidates who wish to apply for the ALBA-PWC Scholarship must complete the respective attached form and submit it to the MBA in Shipping Office no later than the announced applications' deadline.

In addition, ALBA Graduate Business School and Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Hellas proudly continue, for the third year, the Women in Shipping Scholarship Series, which started in November 2006.

Recognizing the continuous increase and importance of women working in the maritime sector, ALBA Graduate Business School offers, through WISTA Hellas, two partial scholarships (covering 50% of the tuition fees) to two women working in the maritime sector.

The Women in Shipping Scholarship Series aims to serve two of the main objectives of WISTA Hellas, which are to support women that wish to pursue a professional career in the maritime sector, and to promote the continuing education and networking opportunities of women involved in shipping.

In order to apply for the scholarships, and on the basis of a specific set of criteria, candidates must: 
-  Work in the maritime sector
-  Be at least 25 years old
-  Hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent professional qualification from an accredited Institution (including Merchant Marine Academies)
- Have at least three years of work experience in the maritime sector
- Be fluent in English (TOEFL / Proficiency)
- Submit two professional and/or academic references 
- Demonstrate satisfactory performance in a personal interview

NOTE: Being a WISTA member is not a prerequisite in order to apply.

Amongst candidates with equal qualifications, priority will be given to those with limited income, with special needs, as well as to candidates that are in charge of households of three or more children or with a child with special needs.

For more information on the Women in Shipping Scholarship Series, you may contact Ms. Antonina Kalkavoura, tel.: +30 210 896 4531, e-mail:

Also, you can contact Ms. Eleftheria Magiafi at WISTA Hellas, tel.: +30 693.7465669, e-mail: or visit:

For further information regarding the MBA in Shipping Program please contact Mr. Aggelos Manioudakis at:

Tel.:  (+30)210 8964531-8 (ext. 265)
Fax.: (+30)210 8962139


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