During the 2018 New Year Pitta Cutting Celebration which took place at the Grande Bretagne Hotel, the Propeller Club (Port of Piraeus) along with ALBA Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece, offered a full scholarship (100% of the tuition fees: €12,500) for the MSc in Shipping Management program.
The MSc in Shipping Management is a specialized program, providing students with a holistic and in depth knowledge of the most important issues in modern commercial shipping. The program is designed to develop recent graduates and young professionals equipped with the skills, knowledge and expertise required for a successful career in the demanding and highly competitive world of shipping.
The winner was Mrs. Anastasia Menti, chosen among a series of interested candidates. The success for the selection was accomplished through Real Time Graduates, which is a non-profit programme that connects graduates with the Greek Shipping cluster.
International Propeller Club of the United States was founded in New York in 1922, has now 8.000 members in 52 cities and 4 Student Clubs globally. Propeller Club (Port of Piraeus), founded in 1935, is a non-profit charity association.
As per its Bylaws, one of its numerous charitable activities is to assist the studies of exceptional Greek students based on the financial needs duly selected from seafarers’ families or institutions which materially contribute to the noble principles of the Club.
Propeller Club has been co-operating with the cluster of Greek shipping and the US Embassy in Athens in order to promote Maritime Relations, Commerce and Cultural relations between citizens of Greece, the U.S. and all other countries represented by their members.
ALBA Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece, was founded in 1992, as a not-for-profit organization and operates under the auspices of the business community, an association of corporations and institutional members including well known shipping companies. Its mission is to educate the visionary leaders of tomorrow who will act as agents of change and help shape the future business, while its twin objective is knowledge generation and dissemination.
Currently ALBA offers 14 Postgraduate Programs, among which three are on shipping studies. The three specialized programs, the MBA in Shipping, the MSc in Shipping Management and the MSc in International Shipping & Finance (in collaboration with the University of Reading “Dual Degree Program”) are designed to meet the needs of students with different academic and / or work backgrounds. All three programs are certified by international certification bodies such as NEASC, AMBA (for MBA in Shipping) and EQUIS EFMD (for MSc in International Shipping and Finance) as well as by maritime bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), and the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association (HSA). More information at: http://www.alba.acg.edu/