IST announced two scholarships in memory of the late George Kasimatis, the longest serving President of the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, during the event the Chamber held on April 16 2014 for the inauguration of its Entrepreneurship Club.
The scholarships are addressed to two children of the Chamber's company-members who are Piraeus residents and Bachelor's holders. The scholarships regard postgraduate programmes of study in Business Administration and Information Technology (MBA and MSc).
In a letter sent to the President of the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Vassilios Korkidis, IST's President, Mr D. Fountoukakos, stated: "In memory and in honour of the late George Kassimatis, colleague and friend, IST offers two scholarships for postgraduate students regarding Business Administration and Computer Science programmes (MBA and MSc). IST is linked with entrepreneurship and aims to become the first entrepreneurial university in our country. It is with honour that we offer these two scholarships to two Piraeus young people who will contribute to building a new Greece".
IST, wishing to facilitate young people in today's difficult economic times, to have access to higher education, has adopted a series of scholarships and awards.