The Onassis Foundation introduces within the framework of the Onassis Foundation Scholarships Program 2018/19, the award of up to two scholarships for Cavafy Studies, with regard to the following cases: a. Scholarship to a Greek researcher for doctoral studies in a Greek university, b. Scholarship to a Greek national pursuing post-graduate or doctoral studies in a university abroad and c. Scholarship to a foreign researcher who wishes to carry out research on the Cavafy Archive in Greece.
ACS Athens announces two new, full, 4-year Academic Scholarships, in the names of “Panagiotis Gialamas” and “Thomas Gialamas” which will provide two new students entering 9th grade in September 2018 with the unique opportunity to study and prepare for college in the best international school in Greece.
For the second straight season, the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo will appear as a starter for this year’s All-Star game, which will take place in Los Angeles, California February 18 at the Staples Center.
On January 11 Greek composer Alexandre Desplat was honored with the Critics’ Choice Movie Award in the Best Score category for his music for Gullermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” in Santa Monica, CA.
During the first week of October, ninety two young refugees started their academic studies as part of the "Education Unites: From Camp to Campus" scholarship program, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Athens in collaboration with the American College of Thessaloniki – Anatolia College, Deree -American College of Greece and Perrotis College - American Farm School.
The American short story writer George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker prize for fiction, one of the most prestigious literary awards, for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.
A $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will enable UCLA to create the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture.
An exhibition on Egyptian culture and its influences on Greek and Roman civilization will take place from 27 March to 9 September 2018 at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, USA.