During its 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, offered a full scholarship (100% of the tuition fees) for the MSc in Shipping Management program.
The winner was Mrs. Anastasia Menti, chosen among a series of interested candidates. Mr. S. Vougious, Director of ALBA's Shipping Program congratulated the scholar and welcomed her to the ALBA community.
Real Time Graduates, a nonprofit program linking graduates with the Greek shipping community, was responsible for the selection the prospective scholar.
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.
Real Time Graduates aims to connect Graduates and Companies that are active in the world of Shipping. These include Management Companies, Shipping Finance Institutions, Chartering Desks, Legal Institution, Classification Societies, Technical Offices and others. Its goal is to create a hub where Graduates can connect with a Company that will offer them valuable experience in the scope of an educational program, and will open the doors of the Shipping World.