There is a variety of financial aid available to students. Some scholarships are awarded for outstanding academic performance by the State Scholarships Foundation. Students can also obtain scholarships from a number of endowments, foundations and certain banks. For post-graduate students, there is also a large number of research projects funded by the Greek Government and the EU, with considerable resources available for the sponsoring of post-graduate students.

The main categories of student scholarships, according to the source of funding, are the following: