Most PhD students are supported financially through the following sources:
- participation in National or European (Horizon) projects co-ordinated by INN researchers
- competitive scholarships:
- the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY Fellowships of Excellence) https://www.iky.gr/en/
- the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) https://www.elidek.gr/en/
- programs funded by private Foundations or Industry (for example Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) program for industrial doctoral theses http://www.demokritos.gr/industrial-research-fellowship-program-at-ncsr-demokritos/).