Those eligible for scholarships are graduates of:
1. Vocational secondary schools (EPAL) under the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
2. Vocational schools (EPAS) under the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
3. Public and private Vocational Training Institutes (IEK) who have either a State Certification or Professional Training Certification and who:
a. Are less than 29 years of age when applying and
b. Are residents of the eight “Convergence Regions” (i.e. Eastern Macedonia-Thrace, Epirus, Western Greece, Thessaly, Peloponnese, Crete, Ionian Islands and North Aegean).
Those eligible for funding will be awarded points based on specific educational, social, age and income criteria (e.g. academic performance, duration of unemployment, age, taxable income, etc.) in accordance with the applicable joint ministerial decision to be issued in the near future.
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