5 young scientists will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by carrying out postgraduate studies during the 2018-19 academic year, as scholars of ΗΕLMEPA. The new scholars will join the group of another 32 young people, who since 1998 have received ΗΕLMEPA scholarships for shipping and environmental studies at well-known universities of the United Kingdom, Sweden, Canada, France and Greece.
The scholarships, reaching a total sum of €45,000, are awarded by HELMEPA’s Board of Directors for postgraduate studies. This year, 34 high-quality submissions were received and examined by the Board, which decided to award the following scholarships honoring the memory of important HELMEPA personalities:
The “George P. Livanos” scholarship to Mr. Nikolaos Voutyrakos, a distinguished graduate of the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, for the acquisition of an LLM Master of Law specializing on International Maritime Arbitration at the University of Cambridge.
The “Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos” scholarship, to the following graduates:
Ms Afroditi Grigoropoulou of the Biology Dept of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens for postgraduate studies on Ecology, Environmental Management and Restoration at the University of Barcelona,
Ms Elisavet Papalou of the Shipping and Industry School of the University of Piraeus for postgraduate studies on Sustainable Development at the Charokopeio University of Athens, and
Ms Panagiota Ioannidou of the Environmental School of the University of Aegean for postgraduate studies on Conservation and Restoration of Historical Structures and Monuments at Frederick University, Cyprus.
The “Stavros Daifas” scholarship, kind donation of Ms Irene St. Daifas, General Secretary of the Board of Directors of HELMEPA, to Ms Alexia Santourian, a distinguished graduate of the Dept of Shipping Studies of the University of Piraeus for MSc Marine Technology at Newcastle University.