PwC Scholarship for postgraduate studies in Tax Law 2014-2015

Deadline for submission of applications: 30 April 2014

PwC is offering one (1) scholarship to study Tax Law on a postgraduate level in a foreign university. The scholarship amounts to 5.000€.

Criteria and Requirements
- The candidates must complete the online application form, as well as submit the requested documents below in hard copy:

  1. CV: personal details, studies so far, any work experience, publications, reports and studies, if there are any.
  2. Undergraduate degree and course grades (if you have not completed your studies, you must provide an average of your grade to-date).
  3. Two (2) recommendation letters - from academics or employers.
  4. Certification of acceptance from the university, if applicable. Otherwise, list of desired postgraduate courses applied to.
  5. The foreign university ranking based on internationally acclaimed ranking lists.
  6. Certification of competency in foreign languages and any awards.
  7. An essay explaining the reasons for choosing the desired degree and future academic and professional plans.
  8. Official copy of passport or identity card.
  9. Official recent copy of criminal record.
  10. At the time of application, candidates should be under 30 years old.

Process and key dates:

  • Applications must be complete (no missing documents) to be submitted to the Evaluation Committee.
  • Eligible candidates will be invited for interviews in May. Only those candidates pre-selected by the Evaluation Committee will be invited to the interviewing phase.
  • The final results will be announced in June. Candidates are only successful if they are accepted by their desired university to begin their course in 2014 and submit the certification of acceptance by 15 September 2014.

PwC employees and their relatives are not eligible to apply for this programme.

PwC has been awarding scholarships since 2001 and this initiative is part of our corporate responsibility programme, which is aimed at talented and distinguished young people, with the objective to provide them with guidance towards the right educational and professional path. The central aim is to bridge the gap between market demand and education that exists in Greece. PwC has helped more than 90 students expand their academic knowledge to-date. The Tax Scholarship programme was first introduced in 2010.

Submission of application documents in person or by registered mail (by 30 April 2014, as proven by post stamp) to:
PwC Greece
Tax Law Scholarship
Human Capital Department
260 Kifissias Avenue
15232 Halandri