Within the framework of their strategic partnership, KPMG in Cyprus and the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM), offer the opportunity to two professional or non-professional university students to acquire an undergraduate or a postgraduate degree.
In particular, two scholarships are offered in MBA Shipping and BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance programmes as follows:
CIM excels in the local academia for over 40 years and is considered to be one of the most prominent educational institutions in the island for management studies. The two programmes are taught in English and are delivered in evening classes. The programmes are accredited by SEKAP/KYSATS. Based on economic criteria, the successful candidates may also receive state sponsorship. . Applications will be received within the period between 8/7 and 31/7. Eligible applicants will be invited to an interview. Employees or family members of KPMG and CIM employees are excluded from the procedure. Scholarships shall not be redeemed in cash or transferred to any other person.
The scholarships form part of a series of actions implemented by the KPMG Science Shop, an initiative that promotes and implements community-based participatory research while collaborating with universities, research centres and the society. The KPMG Science Shop is established by KPMG in Cyprus and is funded by the European Commission through the Scishops.eu project, under Horizon 2020.
Antonis Bargilly, Board Member, Head of Strategy, Customer & Operations Services at KPMG in Cyprus and Partner in Charge of the KPMG Science Shop project, said: “Offering these scholarships in collaboration with the 1st Business School in Cyprus, forms a practical example of collaboration between the society, the research community and the business world. KPMG in Cyprus will continue to be at the forefront of promoting knowledge but also strengthening the synergies between businesses and the research community.”
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