2020 LSE Stelios Scholars begin their studies, plus a wonderful video by current Stelios Scholars about lockdown, their studies & their Scholarship.

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation are delighted to welcome six new Stelios Scholars to LSE – Abdulrahman Aqtash, Fardeen Iqbal, Marko Kasun, Jakub Nowak, Rushil Purohit, and Nadir Rahman.

The Foundation funds five new scholarships each year (worth £150k) and the extra one this year has been funded by donations made at last year’s annual Scholars’ reunion.  So a big thank you to everyone for their kind donations.  We are also pleased to welcome back our 2nd year Scholars -Melody Ama, Abdul Miah, Marcin Mochnacki, Gerti Pergjini, Shelly Sandhu and Ridwan Uddin and 3rd year Scholar Ilias Menenakos.

Please watch this wonderful video by a selection of current and graduated Stelios Scholars, giving their experiences of  how lockdown has affected them and their studies and what this Scholarship means to them.

Thank you so much for sharing your experiences with us Melody Ama, BSc Economics (2nd year), Sharanya Gajapathy, BSc Politics & Economics (2nd year), Abdul Miah, BSc Georgraphy & Economics (2nd year), Marcin Mochnacki, BSc Maths & Economics (2nd year), Alex Morris, BSc Maths & Economics (grad 2020), Shelly Sandhu, BSc Accounting & Finance (2nd year), Ridwan Uddin, BSc Finance (2nd year), Marios Yenagritis 2017-2020 (grad 2020) BSc Accounting & Financing.

Sir Stelios and the team are sorry not to be able to see you all at this time and hopefully we will have the opportunity in early 2021.  In the meantime we wish you well with your studies and that you all keep safe.

Photo from LSE Stelios Scholars reunion November 2019 with Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Baroness Shafik, LSE Director.

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