The Scholars’ department is responsible for organizing and managing the Foundation’s merit-based scholarships’ programs for Greeks and Internationals, designed with the scope of offering students, researchers and artists the opportunity to advance in their chosen career paths. The department develops proposals for the scope of the annual announcements, keeps up-to-date with trends and policies in Education and the research forefront worldwide and communicates with members of the academic community. It informs the public on the available programs, processes scholarship applications for all scientific and artistic fields of study, whereas it is also responsible for monitoring the Scholars’ progress and managing the financial and administrative aspects of each scholarship.