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Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship in UK 2021

The Business School (formerly known as Cass) is taking applications from qualified candidates for the Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship for foreign students in the UK for the 2021/22 school session.

The Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship was created in 2019 by Clélia Haji-Ioannou and is awarded in honour of academic brilliance, proof of financial need, and assurance of continued development.

The Business School (formerly known as Cass) is among Europe’s foremost business schools and in the international elite of business schools that possess the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ certification.

About the Donor

Clelia Haji-Ioannou was given birth to in 1970 in Athens. She finished from City, University of London where she learnt Banking and International Finance.  She also audited classes in the History of Art and Psychology. Very smart and active, she got into her father’s business at an early stage, having gotten the business intelligence of her father, she takes charge of shipping and banking matters with huge success.

Between 1992 and 2000, she was a part of the board of directors of the European Laiki Bank, a division of the Laiki Bank of Cyprus. She is also a stakeholder in easyJet. Clelia is Chair of the “Loucas Haji-Ioannou Foundation”, which was established in 1997 and which her father bequeathed with 10 million dollars, with the objective of providing scholarship awards for Cypriot scholars in financial need and award to Greece for the aim of research and the treatment of heart illnesses.  She also serves on the board of CYMERA (Cyprus Maritime Environment Protection Association).

She devotes time supplementing the “Clelia Haji-Ioannou Art Gallery” which she began some years ago and is located in the Trikoupis Tower, which she is the owner of, in Kifissia. The building was constructed in 1866 by the Danish architect Hansen, who constructed Athens University. The famous tower, which was superbly restored after long and careful work and at substantial cost, is today a remarkable building. The interior decorated with fine antiques, furniture and gem chandeliers, all displayed in line with the landlord’s exceptional taste. Her gallery has works by renowned Greek and foreign artists like Picasso, Tsarouchis, Andy Warhol, the portrait of Clelia by the famous artist Fassianos, statues by Dali etc.

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In May 2006 the “Clelia Haji-Ioannou Foundation” was established. It is located in her art gallery and intends to assist people who wish to do postgraduate work in history of art, medicine, psychology, philosophy, law, business management, computer science, economics and shipping but are not able to do so due to financial problems.

Clelia played a huge part in the “Collection for the Children of Bosnia” gathering a huge sum of money for sending medicine, food and clothing to the refugee settlements. In addition, as soon as she was informed of the great destruction caused by the fires in Greece in the summer of 2007, Clelia was really moved and instantly contributed the sum of 5 million euros to the fund for the relief of the victims. 

Worth of Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship

Ms Clélia Haji-Ioannou grants two scholarship awards to the value of £10,000 each to be used against tuition fees.

Eligibility for Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship

  • Eligible programs comprise MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance.
  • Have to be able to offer academic excellence.
  • Have to be able to display financial need.

How to Apply for Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship

  • All applications must be carried out online through the official website.
  • Please be aware that in order to be given consideration for the Clélia Haji-Ioannou Scholarship award, you should have accepted, and paid the deposit for, a conditional or unconditional offer of admission on the MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance degree program.
  • Also note that any application handed in before an offer of admission is made will be deleted without further notification.

Application Deadline

Applications started in January 2021 and are taken until May 20, 2021.

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