AHEPA Dist. 9 Scholarship Program
Applications available from the Order of
AHEPA and Daughters of Penelope.
Applicants must have a member of their
immediate family in the AHEPA or
Daughters of Penelope and be a resident
of the area covered by the district area.
Applications must be completed by
George J. Ladakakos Memorial
Limited to high school students of the St.
Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in
Saco, Maine who are continuing their
education. All seniors urged to apply.
Contact Thomas Carr for an application
or telephone the church office at
207-284-5651. Deadline is April 15.
St. Fotini Ladies' Guild Scholarship
(St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church,
Graduating high school seniors who are
sons or daughters of St. Fotini may apply.
Please contact Ms. Boucouvalas or
Ms. Sherman for an application.
S. Gregory Taylor Scholarship
Post Graduate Scholarship
Designed to assist those working in fields
relating to the life and ministry of the
Orthodox Church. Applications and
guidelines are available from the Office of
the Chancellor, Greek Orthodox
Archdiocese of America, 10 East 79th
St., New York, NY 10021.
Peter Agris Memorial Scholarship
Available to students of Greek-American
ancestry who are enrolled full-time as
journalism or communications majors at
the graduate or undergraduate level in an
accredited college of university in the U.S.
Must also be active participants in school,
community, and church organizations and
demonstrate a minimum 3.0 GPA and
financial need. It is a $5,000, non-
renewable annual scholarship given by the Alpha Omega Council, founded by the late Peter Agris, at the group's annual Lifetime
Achievement Award Dinner in May. For
more information, see the Alpha Omega
Council's website: www.
alphaomegacouncil.com or contact
the scholarship committee: Peter Agris
Memorial Scholarship Committee, c/o
Nancy Agris Savage, 9 Nonesuch Dr.,
Natick, MA 01760. Applications, tran-
scripts, and a required essay must be
returned no later than March 1.
Federation of Hellenic-American
Societies of New England (FHASNE)
$1,000 scholarship available to freshman
student of Greek descent of an accredited
university or college. Must exhibit high
academic standing and leadership
qualities. Submit an official academic
transcript, acquired from the registrar’s
office of the institution, two letters of
recommendation and a brief essay re:
general area of Greece from which
applicant and family come. No longer than
three typed pages please. Applicant's
parents must be in good standing with
their Society or Association, at last one
year before the application date, and
their Society or Association be an active
member in good standing with the
FHASNE. For more information, call
FHASNE at 617-773-4488 or fax to
Constantine Hionides Scholarship
Federation of Hellenic-American
Societies of New England (FHASNE)
$1,000 scholarship available to student
of Greek descent enrolled as an
undergraduate or graduate student of an
accredited university or college. Must
exhibit high academic standing and
leadership qualities. Submit an official
academic transcript, acquired from the
registrar's office of the institution, two
letters of recommendation and a brief
essay re: general area of Greece from
which applicant and family come. No
longer than three typed pages please.
Applicant's parents must be in good
standing with their Society or Association,
at last one year before the application
date, and their Society or Association be
an active member in good standing with
the FHASNE. For more information, call
FHASNE at 617-773-4488 or fax to
Savvidis Memorial Fund
Applicants must be members of the
Cranston, Rhode Island Greek Orthodox
Church community and enrolled at any
type of school of higher learning for
September 2001 (vocational, technical,
college or university). Awards are
decided based on scholastic standing,
participation in our parish life and after
school activities. Applications may be
obtained from the parish office. Deadline
is May 24, 2002. Those having received
the scholarship twice are excluded.
AHEPA Scholarship--Rhode Island
district. Applicants must be members in
good standing of AHEPA, Daughters of
Penelope, Maids of Athena, or Sons of
Pericles, or the son or daughter of a
member in good standing, to be eligible
for any of the various scholarships through
the AHEPA District and local Scholarship
Program. Applications may be obtained
from George Coclin at 943-7342.
Deadline must be postmarked by April 15.
St. Paul’s Parish of Hempstead, NY,
offers some 25 scholarships to Greek
Orthodox youth living in a 250-mile
radius of New York. Awards are granted
based on academic merit, economic
need, motivation and character. Write for
application to: Dion Foundation, Inc.
Scholarship Fund,110 Cathedral Ave.,
Hempstead, NY,11550. Application
must be submitted by May 30.
The Hellenic University Club of N.Y.
Annually offers scholarships to students
and researchers of Hellenic ancestry, both
undergraduate and graduate.
Undergraduate scholarships awarded to
high school seniors (4) who reside in the
New York tri-state area. Must be in top
10% of class or have over 1100 SAT
score and family income under $60K.
Deadline for application is May 1.
Graduate: the Dr. Valergakis Research
Grant (several) is presented annually to
researchers and graduate students of
Hellenic ancestry who are studying
Medical Biological or Social Sciences
at an accredited institution. Deadline for
the graduate awards is June 30.
Graduate: the Dr. Papanicolaou Heritage
Grant (1) is presented annually to a
researcher who is studying Classical and
Byzantine Hellenic Culture. Deadline for
the graduate awards is June 30. For
further information and applications,
please visit the HUCNY's Website at:
www.hucny.org or request an application
by mail, HUC Scholarship Committee,
PO Box 6882, FDR Station, New York, NY
10150-6882, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The George and Naouma (Gioule) Gioles
Scholarship Fund of the Greek Orthodox
Archdiocese of America awards
scholarships annually, established in 1997
with a generous gift in memory of George
and Naouma Gioles. Award amount $1500. Selection of the recipients will be based on the following criteria: 1) Recipients must be of the Greek Orthodox faith (with preference to those of Greek descent) and must be high school seniors at time of application or full-time matriculated students committee to serious study in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited college of university. 2) Recipients must plan to attend or plan on continuing their studies at the college or university of their choice in the next academic year. 3) Recipients must provide required evidence to the Scholarship Committee of scholastic standing, including transcript records with a grade level of at least a B, 85 percent or 3.0 average. 4) Recipients who are high school seniors must have achieved and must provide proof of a combined SAT score of 1,000 minimum. If the SAT is not administered, another measure used by the academic community should be substituted.
5) Recipients must submit an application to
the Scholarship Committee and be
available for a interview at the Committee's
discretion. 6) Recipients must provide
evidence of financial need. Preference will
be given to candidates who are orphans
and to those who are undertaking studies in
the sciences, business and the arts, with
one scholarship reserved for a candidate
who has chosen to study journalism.
Applications may be requested from the
Office of the Chancellor of the Greek
Orthodox Archdiocese by calling
(212) 570-3513 or by written request.
Requests and completed applications
should be sent to the Greek Orthodox
Archdiocese of America, Office of the
Chancellor, c/o Gioles Scholarship
Fund, 8 East 79th Street, New York, NY
10021. The deadline for applications is
John S. Gioles Scholarship Fund
Fairfax County school system in Virginia; applicants limited to residents of this county. Award provides for full three-year scholarship to accredited, full-time
collegiate study. Awards granted during sophomore year of college. Applicants must fill out application, complete essay, send official transcript and provide three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must come from faculty of department offering intended major.
National Bank of Greece Research
Scholarship. Applications are invited for a
three year scholarship intended to allow a
candidate to register for a PhD. The focus
of the PhD research should be contem-
porary Greece and the topic may be within
Political Science, International Relations or
Political Economy. Preference may be
given to applications concerned with Public
Policy and/or the European Union. The
value of the award in 2002-3 covers
subsistence (£6,000) and registration fees.
Candidates will be expected to have
obtained an M.A./M.Sc in a relevant subject
before commencing the PhD. Candidates
should complete an application form
obtainable from the Hellenic Observatory by
sending an e-mail to
email@example.com. In addition,
candidates should submit a detailed
research proposal of 3-5 pages and the
names of three referees who may be
approached on a confidential basis. The
deadline for applications is 1st July (in
2002) and it is expected that the successful
candidate will be informed in August.
Kastorians Award Scholarships
The Kastorian Society of New York
Omonoia has awarded more than $40,000
in scholarships to college students. Some
scholarships have been offered to students
of Greek American high Schools and the
Saint Basil Academy. The society has also
offered scholarships to seven "flag
bearers" of Kastoria's high schools and to
two excellent student-members of the Greek
American Union in Kastoria. The Union was
founded by Kastorians who returned to their
native land after having lived and worked in
the United States.
Daughters of Penelope National Scholarships
This women's auxiliary of the Order of
AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational
Progressive Association), established eight
new scholarships for the 2003-2004
academic year, two perpetual and six one-
Paula J. Alexander Memorial Scholarship
Perpetual. Established in memory of the
late Paula Alexander, a 50-year member of
the DOP Chapter 5, Sacramento, CA and
Chapter 119, Hollywood, CA, and a past
Grand Lodge officer. She was a
communicant of the St. Sophia Greek
Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles and a
daughter of Fotini Mousmoules and the late
George E. Johnson, a past supreme vice
president of AHEPA and a facililitator of the
first Greek-American Educational Exchange
Student program in 1968. Endowment
made possible by an $18,000 contribution
from family members Eppaminonda (Eppie)
Johnson, brother; Richard Bruce, son;
Demetrios Bruce, son. Awarded annually to
a young woman in pursuit of an under-
graduate degree. For more information, contact the Daughters of Penelope at http://www.ahepa.org/dop.
The Big Five Scholarship, Perpetual
Scholarship honors five friends who have served the Daughters of Penelope at Past Grand Presidents. Awarded to a graduate student (law students are included in consideration) in honor of PGS's Kay Brotsis, Josie Chase and husband Thomas, Elizabeth Athanasakos, and Joanna Merakos; and in memory of PGP Mary Kapsos, Ted Kapsos, Georege Brotsis, Charsles Panagopoulos, and Steve Merakos. For more information, contact the Daughters of Penelope at http://www.ahepa.org/dop.
Paideia Scholarship to Study in Greece
The Center of Hellenic Studies "Paideia"
announces the availability of a scholarship
for students wishing to study at the
University of the Aegean in Rhodes for
either the Fall or Spring semesters for the
2003-2004 school year. The total cost for
each semester is $5500 and covers tuition,
course and registration fees, room and
board and various student activity fees.
Towards the $550 cost, Paideia will pay the
amount of $2000 bringing the total cost for
the semester to $3500.The courses will be
taught in English by regular professors of
Greek universities and all credits overseas
in an official University of Rhode Island
program are recorded as direct URI credits.
For further information on courses and
credits please call or visit: URI International
Education (401-874-2294) or
www.uri.edu/international or call Elias
Tomazos at 860-583-5643 or John
Lyssikatos at 401-728-4452.
Paideia Program in Greece for Children
The historic city of Delphi, in cooperation
with the Greek government, is offering a
hospitality program to 25 Greek-American
young people for 3 weeks at Delphi from
July 28 to August 16th.The program will
include entertainment, athletics, tours to
important sites of classical civilization and
education studies. Participation includes
young people of ages 8-12, 13-17, and
18-25. Children 8-12 will be escorted by a
chaperone from Paideia and all participants
will have all their expenses covered
including round trip airfare. For more
information call Koula Rougas (944-7572)
or John Lyssikatos (728-4452).
Island of Lesvos Association Annual
Scholarship 2003. Annual scholarship for
students headed to a four-year institution of
higher learning. Applicants must be from
families who are paid members of the
Island of Lesvos Association and who are
living in the New England area. Two grants
of $500.00 each will be awarded in 2003.
Winners will be chosen based on academic
merit and a written essay. The winners of
the scholarship will be acknowledged at the
Fall Dinner Dance, November 8, 2003 at
Jimmy's Allenhurst at which time they will
receive their awards. To apply, candidates
must complete the application below
carefully, making sure to include all required
information to avoid disqualification. Along
with the completed form, students must
submit a copy of their 2002-2003 transcript
of grades, a letter of acceptance from at
least one college, and an essay on one of
the following topics: a) For those of you who
have had the opportunity to visit Lesvos,
which aspects of the island struck you most
vividly? (For examples: its culture, people,
ruins, landscape, beaches, traditions, etc.)
b) For those of you who have not been
there, what do you envision it to be like from
what you have heard? c) How has your
Greek heritage enhanced your life? (For
example: its integration with your
extracurricular activities, personal strengths,
interests, etc.). The essay may be written
either in Greek or English and should not be
less than 800 typewritten words.
Applications and supporting materials for
fall entrance scholarships must be post-
marked by September 30, 2003 and sent
to Ms. Efharis Alepedis, 1 Fitchburg C218,
Somerville, MA 02143, 617-625-2437.
Island of Lesvos Scholarship 2003
Date of birth:
Name of high school:
Address of high school:
Telephone of high school:
Name of college accepted:
Address of college:
Telephone of college:
Women's Board Scholarship Fund of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute at the Graduate Theologoical Union in Berkeley, California was established in 2004 to support the students enrolled in the academic programs of the Institute. For more information, contact PAOI at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helen Lambros Scholarship of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute at the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley, California. Future establishment of this fund announced at a testimonial dinner for Helen Liacouras Lambros on 7 November 2004 in California. The scholarship fund will benefit students enrolled in educational programs of PAOI. For more information, contact PAOI at email@example.com.
Philoptochos Chapter of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Weston, Massachusetts has established two annual scholarships which are awarded to students in their community:
James Salas/Maria Salas Papoulias Memorial Scholarship;
Nicholas and Effee Voss Scholarship
Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting National Scholarship. Scholarship established in 1994 with the creation of the EOCS Scholarship Endowment Fund. Awarded annually from a national pool of candidates to a high school senior member of the Girl or Boy Scouts. Selection critera: (1) registered active embmer of a Boy or Girl Scout unit; (2) have earned the Eagle Scout Award for boys or the Gold Award for girls; (3) be an active member of an Eastern Orthodox Church and have earned Alpha Omega Scouting Religious Award; (4) have demonstrated practical citizenship in their church, high school, Scout unit, and in the community, (5) scholastic achievement. Two awards annually, $1,000 first place and $500 runner-up. For applications, contact EOCS Scholarship Chairman, 862 Guy Lombardo Ave., Freeport, NY 11520. For more information, visit the organization's website at www.eocs.org.
Established at Harvard University. Applications due in January of preceding year. Obtain forms from George Kokkalis,
100 Leadership Lane, Phoenix, AZ.
Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East-Central Europe
Awards scholarships for residents of southeastern & central easter Europe to pursue degrees and short-term executive programmes at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. For more information, contact the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government at 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA, tel. +617-496-6111 or visit their website at http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/kokkalis.
Athens Information Technology Scholarships
Full & partial scholarships available:
Carnegie Mellon, University's MSc in
Information Networking (MSIN) Degree in
MSc in Information and Telecommunications
MSc in Technology and Innovation Manage-
Executive Education Programs
Location: Athens Information Technology Center of Excellence for Research & Graduate Education, 19 Markopoulou Ave.
19002, PO Box 68, Peania, Athens, Greece
For more information, contact the center:
(+30) 210-6682700 [in Athens, Greece],
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or web
[source: The Ahepan Magazine, Winter 2005, p23]
Daughters of Penelope-Itona Chapter 177 of Dover, New Hampshire
Awarded annually, there are a number of scholarships available to students of the local comunity. For more information or to obtain application forms, contact Father Constantine Newman, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 93 Locust St., Dover, NH 03820, 603-742-7667 or email@example.com, or Maryann Charos, representative of the local DOP chapter, at 603-749-9173.
[source: Rejoice, the monthly newsletter of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Dover, New Hampshire, Vol.10, No. 4, April 2005, p. 14]
Daughters of Penelope National Scholarship
Open to women who have a parent/guardian in the Daughters of Penelope/Order of AHEPA and is open to graduate and undergraduate students. Deadline June 1, 2005. Contact local DOP chapter for more information and/or applications.
Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
Established in 1990 for the education of Greek-American students, this 501(c)3, tax-exempt fund awards approximately $150,000 yearly to deserving students. Since its establishment, this fund has awarded more than 1 million dollars to 400 students. The fund receives about 1,000 applications yearly for its awards. Applicants may be either graduate or undergraduate students, but must be of Greek descent and between the ages of 17 and 25 as of May of the year of application. Students receiving a full scholarship from any other source, or a partial scholarship exceeding half of their annual tuition are ineligible. Awards made based upon need and merit. Applications may be downloaded from the HTSF website at http://www.htsfund.org/guidelines.html; proof of enrollment in an accredited college of university may be required; official transcripts, copies of tax returns, and copies of Bursar tuition bill required. Note: employees of the Hellenic Times and their families and past scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply. For more information, visit website: http://www.htsfund.org.
Hellenic Professional Society of Texas Annual Scholarships
Established in 1977, the scholarship fund of the society has awarded more than one hundred scholarships to students from Greece and Cyprus or thos of Greek descent attending universities in Texas. Eligible: qualified undergraduates and full-time graduate students who are enrolled in a university in Texas, shown excellent scholastic performance and are of Hellenic heritage. Also eligible are students of non-Greek descent that have demonstrated clear, strong and sustained excellence in academic studies related to Greek letters or affairs. Deadline for 2004-5 award was September 20, 2004. Application can be downloaded from website at http://www.hpst.org/pages/information.html. For more information, email Dr. Karolos Grigoriadis, Scholarship Chairperson at Karolos@UH.EDU, visit the society's webpages at http://www.hpst.org or write to The Hellenic Professional Society of Texas, PO Box 114, Houston, TX 77001, Attn: Scholarship Committee.
Hellenic Bar Association-Massachusetts Attorneys of Hellenic Descent
Awards scholarships to law students. Contact HBA for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org [source: website of HBA on 20 April 2005 at http://www.hellenicbarassociation.com/
Hellenic American Medical & Dental Society of Southern California
Awards annual scholarships for Hellenic American medical or dental students from the HAMDS Scholarship Fund. Contact George Emmanouilides, MD at 310-377-6643 for scholarship information. In 1988 added the S. James James Vamvas Scholarships for medical and dental students of Greek descent enrolled at an accredited California medical or dental school. Additional contact info: HAMDS, 4619 Browndeer Lane, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90275, 310-222-4000 (?). Deadline June 30.
AHEPA National Scholarships
The Educational Foundation of the Order of AHEPA identified recipients for a variety of unique scholarships, as it works with AHEPA's 25 districts. Each award ranges from $1000--$2000 and is made possible by an AHEPA scholarship fund in excess of $1 million. National scholarships available include:
Nick Cost Scholarship for graduate-level studies. Each year students are selected to receive awards up to $4000 maximum. Final selection made by the family of Mr. Cost.
George Leber Scholarship. Named in memory of a past Executive Secretary of the AHEPA, the award may be granted to more than one student. Amount $500--$1000.
Stergios B. Milonas Scholarship for active Sons of Pericles. Names in memory of a past Supreme Lodge member of the Sons, a committee of Sons Supreme Lodge helps screen applicants. Amount $1000.
Sam Nakos Memorial Scholarship. Sam Nakos of Birsmingham, Alabama, donated the principle to help unfortunate students. Candidates for this award are selected by their local district scholarship committee. Amount $1000.
Carlos Touris Scholarship for worthy and needy students. Half of the award goes to a student at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Theological Seminary. The other half goes to a qualified college student who attended high school in Krestena, Olympis, Greece.
Dr. John C. Yavis Trust for graduates of the upper high school in Vitina, Arcadia, Greece. This scholarship is based on need, and must be awarded to a student pursuing medical, technical, nursing, or law studies.
Sam Dakis Memorial Scholarship created in memory of Sam Dakis who served the AHEPA for many years. Amount $1000.
For more information, contact AHEPA Educational Foundation, 1909 Q St., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009 or visit the organization's webpages at http://www.ahepa.org.
Hellenic Medical & Dental Society of Southern California
Awards annual scholarships for Hellenic-American medical or dental students through its S. James Vamvas Scholarship for medical and dental students of Greek descent (i.e., at least one parent must be of Greek descent) enrolled at an accredited Southern California medical or dental school, must show evidence of good class standing as well as financial need. Deadline June 30. Additional contact info: S. James Vamvas Scholarship Committee, 4619 Browndeer Lane, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90275-3911; tel. 310-377-6643/4004. [source:Western University of Health Sciences website, 20 April 2005, http://www.westernu.edu/financial/
Panpaphian Association of America Scholarships (Greek Cypriot)
Has established a number of scholarships for Greek Cypriot students of Paphian descent and who are fulltime students in an accredited US college or university. Both undergraduate and graduate students eligible, but must demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Deadline September 30. Scholarships awarded at Panpaphian annual dinner dance in fall, usually November of each year. The individual scholarships awarded are
Dr. Florentia Christodoulou Awards in memory of Dora Georgiadou
Mrs. Ismini Michaelides Award in memory of her husband, Stelio Michaelides
The Rigas Family Award in memory of Savas Rigas
The Socrates Family Award in memory of Socrates Alexandrou
The Christodoulou Family Award in memory of Andreas Christodoulou
The Tsivicos Family Awards in memory of Savas Tsivicos and Erodotos Stylianides
An Anonymous Award by a member of the Executive Committee of the Panpaphian Association of America
For application, write to Mrs. Ismini Michaelides, Panpaphian Association of America, Inc., 145-34 17th Ave., Whitestone, NY 11357.
Hellenic Professional Society of Illinois Scholarships
Established many decades ago, this professional society has routinely awarded scholarships since its inception. Annual awards are made to selected eligible students based on financial need, grades, and contributions to the Hellenic community. Applicants must be of Hellenic descent, enrolled in an accredited program and not have received a scholarship from HPSI previously. Application includes application form, certified copy of transcript (and for high school students, college acceptance letter), letter of recommendation from one of applicant's instructors (current or former, within last 3 years), a personal statement, and photo. Applicants must agree to receive award at annual banquet. Deadline May 1. Downloadable applications available from web at http://www.hpsi.org/scholar.htm. For more information or to receive an application form by mail, contact Joanne Mourikes at 773-769-3411 or HPSIscholarship@yahoo.com.HPSI can be reached at
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Scholarships
Awarded to undergraduate and post-graduate foreign students based on performance and financial need. For more information, visit the website http://www.auth.gr/academics/scholarships-main.en.php3.
J. F. Costopoulos Foundation Awards
Offer financial support for educational programs, research projects, archaeological excavations, exhibitions, publications, performances. For more information, contact the foundation at 40 Stadiou Street, Athens 10564, Greece; tel. +30-210- 3264041, 3262730; fax +30-210-3262731; email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and through its website at the URL www.costopoulosfoundation.org/jfcf/intro-en.html
Stavros J. Costopoulos Scholarships in Byzantine Studies at the University of Oxford
Established in 1998, this permanent scholarship is awarded in memory of Stavros Costopoulos. Stavros J Costopoulos Scholarships. Up to two post-graduate scholarships are available for students taking up a place at Oxford to read for the MSt, MPhil or DPhil in the field of Byzantine Studies. The scholarship, open to home and overseas students, will cover University and college fees and maintenance, and is available for one year in the first instance. One studentship is reserved for citizens of Greece and the Republic of Cyprus.
Further information on these scholarships may be obtained from Professor E M Jeffreys, Exeter College, Oxford , England OX1 3DP. See also the webpages for Byzantine Studies at Oxford: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/gsp/courses/
For more information, readers may also contact the foundation at at 40 Stadiou Street, Athens 10564, Greece; tel. +30-210- 3264041, 3262730; fax +30-210-3262731; email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and through its website at the URL www.costopoulosfoundation.org/jfcf/intro-en.html
J. F. Costopoulos Foundation Scholarship in History of Art at the University of Crete (School of Philosophy in the Department of History and Archaeology)
Established in 2000. For more information, contact the foundation at 40 Stadiou Street, Athens 10564, Greece; tel. +30-210- 3264041, 3262730; fax +30-210-3262731; email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and through its website at the URL www.costopoulosfoundation.org/jfcf/intro-en.html
Fulbright Foundation of Greece Grants and Fellowships
Foundation awards fellowships and grants for Greek citizens (not dual US/Greek citizens or US citizens) to conduct post-graduate work in the U.S. and for the exchange of university professors. Eligible applicants must possess Ph.D. degree and have a min. of 5-yrs.' professional experience since earing Ph.D., English language fluency, letter of affiliastion (invitation) from a U.S. institution that includes a clear statement from the American profession with whom applicant plans to work, that the proposed time of his/her visit is acceptable to him/her and to the U.S. institution to be visited, clear statement that the applicant's research project can be completed within the time-frame specified. Eligibility must be re-evaluated if institution affiliation changes. Candidates must submit medical history and examination report. Grants cannot be deferred. Candidates must submit completed and typed application form, obtainable from either Athens or Thessaloniki office, by deadline (16 December 2004 for 2005 year), along with research proposal not to exceed five single-spaced pages that provides details requested from office, one-page abstract of how project and presence in U.S. would promote educational exchange between U.S. and Greece, letter of affiliation (as specified above), 3 letters of reference in English submitted in sealed envelopes, short discussion by telephone or in person with foundation's executive director in Athens. For more information, contact the foundation at 6 Vassillis Sofias Avenue, Athens, Greece, tel. +30-210-724-1811 ext 103; fax +30-210-722-6510, email email@example.com or visit their website at the URL http://www.theasis.gr/fulbright/
The John Psarouthakis and Elisabeth Paleologou Scholarship
Established at MIT by Dr. John Psarouthakis for qualified students of Hellenic descent. For more information contact MIT or Dr. Psarouthakis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Esther Zacharias Memorial Scholarship
Established at Carnegie Mellon University by Dr. John Psarouthakis for qualified students of Hellenic descent. For more information contact the university or Dr. Psarouthakis at email@example.com
Pari Paleologou Memorial Scholarship
Established at Hellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology by Dr. John Psarouthakis for qualified students of Hellenic descent. Fore more information, contact HC/HC or Dr. John Psarouthakis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cyprus Children's Fund Scholarships
This fund awards thirteen to fifteen scholarship awards of $1,000 each given to qualified applicants from the combined four endowments of the fund:
Makarios Scholarship/Theodore and Wally Lappas Scholarship. All applicants must be Greek Cypriot citizens, born and with permanent residence on the island of Cyprus.
Makarios Scholarship/Peter G. & Bess Kolantis Decker Award of US$1000 for Greek Cypriot students, citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.
Thomas & Elaine Kyrus Endowment is for Greek Cypriot students from th town or area of Morfou.
Cyprus Children's Fund Scholarship Endowment is for students of Greek and Greek Cypriot origin, citizens of the USA, Greece, or Cyprus. Applicants must be enrolled in accredited institutions n the USA, Greece, or Cyprus.
Deadline for all scholarships is May 5. Applications limited to the first 2,000. Applicants urged to apply early, include appropriate information, demonstrating financial need and academic excellence. All applications (and requests for applications) must be typewritten and forwarded along with supporting documents to: The Executive Director, Cyprus Children's Fund, Inc., 13 E 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; phone 212-696-4590 or 800-775-7217.
Aegean Center for the Fine Arts Scholarships
This progressive educational center has been operating for about 40 years, based in Paros and in Italy near Florence. It offers six scholarships and tuition grants and workstudy positions.
The John Van Buren Endowment Scholarship--open to all students in any discipline at any level of proficiency. Amount varies between 1,000 and 2,000 Euros. Applicants must submit a written statement addressing desire for learning in the environment the Aegean Center provides. If an advanced student, will be required to submit 10 to 15 images of work in visual arts and/or 4 samples of writing.
The Jean Polyzoides Scholarship--designated for the (Greece only) Spring Session. Provides a 1,000-Euro assistance scholarship. Applicants must submit written statement of need and intention and be accompanied by 10 to 20 slides or the same number of images via the Internet--preferably in Adobe PDF format of own work. For writers, copies of recent work must accompany a personal statement of intention.
The Olivetti Scholarship--designated for the Italy Session only. Awarded to one or two deserving intermediate or advanced students involved in any discipline of study offered at the Center and will be selected by the Aegean Center staff. Personal statement of intention must accompany 12 to 20 slides of applicant's work. For writers, copies of recent work must accompany a personal statement of intention.
The Yannis Kaparos Scholarship--A 1,000-Euro scholarship awarded to a continuing student who chooses to do some work in response to the natural landscape in any medium, including writing. Applicant must submit written statement of need and intention, along with a few samples of work if not a beginning student.
The Brett Taylor Printing Scholarships--four awards yearly of 1,000 Euros, based on merit and granted to intermediate and advanced students who submit 12-20 slides, or the same number of images via the Internet--preferably in Adobe PDF format--of recent work with a personal satement of artistic intention.
The Joann Stephenson Scholarship--a 1,000-Euro assistance scholarship offered to anyone in any discipline on the basis of merit and financial need. Applicant must submit written statement of need for such assistance as well as their artistic intention while at the Center. Samples of work may be requested for this award.
Tuition Grants--made available directly through the Aegean Center. These are reductions of tuition payment in the form of grants. Available to any student at any level of proficiency in any field of study who can demonstrate by way of a written statement their need for such assistance as well as their artistic intention while at the Center.
Work Study positions are available on a straight per hour work exchange for a reduction in tuition payment. Work study positions are limited and given on a first-come-first-serve basis evalulated upon need. Applicants must submit written statement of need and intention.
Because of restricted enrollment numbers in programs, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
For more information, contact the center:
The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts
Phone +30 22840 23287;
Fax +30 22840 28120
The British Council in Greece Scholarships
Offers scholarships that enable Greek scholars to carry out research or advanced studies at educational institutions in Britain. Applicants are advised to submit applications more than one year in advance. For more detailed information about specific scholarships available, consult the webpages of the British Council titled "Education in the UK" at http://www.educationuk.org/ or http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-funding-your-studies.htm. For more information, students may also contact the council in Greece: 17 Kolonaki Square 10673 Athens; phone +301-369-2333; fax +301-363-4769; www.britcoun.org/greece/education/greintiv.
Institut Francais d'Athenes Scholarships
Offers scholarships to Greek teachers of the French language in Greek public schools to study in France, and to post-graduate students wishing to study French linguistics and literature. Webpages also list various grant sources available by country of origina and type of grant, as well as support available through the UN, UNESCO, and the French association iEDU (http://www.egide.asso.fr/fr/guide/preparer/
obtenir). For more information, contact the institute at 31 Sina Street, 10680 Athens; phone +30-210-33-98-600; fax +30-210-364-6873; www.ifa.gr
Anna Proios Memorial Scholarship Award
Established in memory of Anna Proios, a widely respected educator and elementary school principal from Chania, Crete and Kardamyla, Chios who hoped to follow her children to American one day and teach Greek language and heritage. Annual award funded by the Nick & Steve Proios families--$1,000 divided equally among all qualified applicants. Eligible candidates must be of Greek descent--the son or daughter of a parent or having at least one grandparent either a citizen of Greece or a member of the Greek Orthodox Church; a permanent resident of NY-Tri-State Metro area; entering the 8th grade in any public or private elementary school; have a grade point [average] in the upper 10% of his or her class (equivalent of A+); outstanding extracurricular record in school and community; one character reference from a community member (e.g. teacher, priest); include specified personal information with application form (name, address, city, province, zip, phone, fax, email, school address, school phone, principal's name); completed application form (obtained by writing directly and MUST be mailed to The Anna Proios Memorial Scholarship Fund, Attn.: Scholarship Application, 103-19 Martense Ave., Corona, NY 11368; phone 718-592-4958); most recent 'Terra-Nova' assessment report; certified copy of applicant's report card reflecting scores through 7th grade; one-page hand-written statement outlining the educational and career goals; describe how student has engaged in enhancing his or her leadership development; include statement with legal signature in application profile: "I submit the above information as accurate and authorize Nick Proios to verify the information on this form."
For more information, contact scholarship fund committee at 718-592-4958 or email at email@example.com.
Montreal Hellenic Scholarships Foundation
Awards up to 9 annual scholarships to deserving undergraduate and graduate students of Hellenic descent studying at Quebec universities. Four of these scholarships offer $2,000 each :
Lazaros Kalipolidis Family Scholarship
Christos Simos--MNA Laurier-Dorion Scholarship
Hellenic Scholarships Foundation and National Bank of Greece Scholarship
A. Diamantopoulos Scholarship and Chadha Family Foundation
The other five awards are made from escrowed scholarships of the foundation:
Vasilios Tsiolis Foundation Scholarship ($2,000)
Hellenic Community of Montreal Scholarship ($1,000)
Syllogos Zakynthion Montreal Scholarship ($1,000)
Daughters of Penelope Scholarship/AHEPA Family ($1,000)
Radio CFMB Montreal Scholarship ($500)
Applicants to all scholarships must be of Hellenic origin from paternal or material line, rsidents of Quebec and full-time students of at Quebec university for the year of award, and should have completed the first year of university studies. Applicants must also submit a detailed CV, proof of full-time enrollment in a Quebec university; official transcripts; two letters of reference, one of which should be signed by a professor who is acquainted with the applicant's academic performance. These must be sent directly to the foundation by the signatories; personal statement by candidate (in Greek, English, or French) outlining his/her career objectives and intended contribution to Hellenism or to the Canadian society at large. Applications and supporting documents must be mailed to the foundation by Nov. 11: Hellenic Scholarships Foundation, Academic Committee, C.P. 725, Place du Parc, Montreal, Que. H2X 4A6. Include an email address or a self-addressed stamped envelope, if desire confirmation of receipt of materials.
For more information, contact the foundation by email: firstname.lastname@example.org ,by mail (address above), by phone (450-681-4732), or visit the website of the foundation at http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~egpapado/
hsf/hsf.html or the webpages of the scholarships section of the foundation at the URL: http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/
Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Full tuition, scholarship, paid room and board available through Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund. For more information, visit website at http://www.hchc.edu or phone at 617-850-1260.
George C. Chryssis Scholarship Fund at Northeastern University
Established by the donor to provide annual financial assistance to undergraduate students of Greek ancestry that attend the College of Engineering at NU. International students that fit the criteria are also qualified. Contact the Financial Aid department at NU for more information (Student Financial Services, 356 Richards Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115; phone 617-373-3190; email email@example.com) or visit the department's website at the URL:
George C. Chryssis Scholarship Fund at Wentworth Institute of Technology
Established by the donor, an alumnus, in appreciation of the opportunities a Wentworth education gave him. Mr. Chryssis is a prominent businessman, a member of the Wentworth Corporation, and a Trustee of the Institute. Scholarship provides annual financial assistance to students of Greek ancestry attending WIT. International students are also qualified. The scholarship is administered by the Financial Aid department at WIT and the award credited to the student's tuition. Applicants must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid, available online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov), as well as the Institutional Application Form (Wentworth Institute of Technology Scholarship Application Form) available in downloadable form from WIT's website and mailed or returned to Student Service Center, Attn.: Scholarship Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technologty, 550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115-5998. For more information, contact Student Services Center at 800-222-9368 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
George C. Chryssis Scholarship Fund--Pancretan Assocation of America
Established by George Chryssis, this fund has been designed to assist students of Cretan descent. For more information, contact the association (http://www.pancretan.org/index.asp).
Constantine Raises Fund at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing
This fund is principally to benefit Greek and Greek-American students, but is secondarily available to other students. It is a Non-Need-Based Fund (does not require parents' financial information). Applicants must complete the financial aid application available in the Student Financial Services Office. For international students, adequate finances for the entire time of education, as well as requisite student fees and travel expenses must be demonstrated before a student visa will be issued by an American governmental official; see the informational webpage created specifically by the University of California at San Francisco for international students: http://nurseweb.ucsf.edu/gateway/prosintl.htm
For more information, contact Student Financial Services at Millberry Union--West Tower, 500 Parnassus Ave., #MU-201W, San Francisco, CA 94143-0246; phone 415-476-4181; fax 415-476-6652; email email@example.com; web http://saawww.ucsf.edu/financial
Eleni Gatzoyiannis Scholarship at Boston University
Established in 1985 by Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, author, and film producer Nicholas Gage, an alumnus of BU, as a memorial to his mother's struggle and martyrdom during the Greek Civil War so that her 3 children could emigrate to the U.S. to join their father. Applicants must be of Greek birth or ancestry, must have completed at least one full semester of study at BU, have a strong academic record, and appreciable financial need. Applicants may be enrolled at any of the university's schools and programs, undergraduate, graduate, or professional, but must complete and submit a written application (downloadable from site http://www.patrides.com/feb05/gatzog.htm, or obtained from the International Students and Scholars Office, CAS-GRS Department of Classical Studies, or Office of Development and Alumni Relations), a brief essay "in which the applicant includes any information which he or she thinks relevent to his or her selection as a recipient of the scholarship, plus a section on what being Greek means to the applicant," and submit to an interview with the Selection Committee. Qualified applicants will be interviewed shortly after deadline and review of applications. For recipients scholarships are normally credited directly to the student account for the following Fall Semester. Application deadline 25 March: return to International Students and Scholars Office or Office of Development and Alumni Relations). For more information, contact Peter Gordy, Boston University Development and Alumni Relations, One Sherborn St., 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, phone 617-353-6298, fax 617-353-6665, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Scholarships (San Francisco, California)
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of San Francisco, California community offers a number of scholarships annually to students who are members of the community, high school graduates, and currently enrolled in a college, university, technical or vocational school (Spachis Scholarship also requires that the recipient participate or have participated in the Greek Folk Dance Program):
oohn N. Pappas Scholarship--Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco, California--variable annual award up to a maximum of $1,000, applicants must be members of Annunciation Cathedral, high school graduates and currently enrolled in a college, university, technical or vocational school. Obtain application form by writig to Annunciation Cathdral Scholarship Committee, 245 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94103.
Christos Tsikitas Scholarship--Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco, California--variable annual award up to a maximum of $1,000, applicants must be members of Annunciation Cathedral, high school graduates and currently enrolled in a college, university, technical or vocational school. Obtain application form by writig to Annunciation Cathdral Scholarship Committee, 245 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94103.
Maria Panagoulias Scholarship--Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco, California--variable annual award, applicants must be members of Annunciation Cathedral, high school graduates and currently enrolled in a college, university, technical or vocational school. Obtain application form by writig to Annunciation Cathdral Scholarship Committee, 245 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94103.
Sonia Spachis Scholarship--Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco, California--variable annual award, applicants must be members of Annunciation Cathedral, high school graduates and currently enrolled in a college, university, technical or vocational school, and must participate or have participated in the Greek folk Dance program. Obtain application form by writig to Annunciation Cathdral Scholarship Committee, 245 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94103.
Cathedral Ladies Philoptochos Scholarship--Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco, California--annual $1,000 award to a student who is a member of Annunciation Cathedral/Annunciation Cathedral Philoptochos. Obtain application form by writing to Annunciation Cathedral Philoptochos Scholarship Committee 245 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.
Dr. Anthony P. Bagatelos Medical Scholarship--Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco, California--annual award with the possibility of successive renewals, amount typically 75% of the income of the scholarship fund. Applicants must be of Greek descent, Greek Orthodox faith, matriculate and attend medical school preferably at Stanford University, intend to practice medicine in the 9-county area surrounding San Francisco Bay preferably in San Francisco.
For more information about these scholarships or about the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in San Francisco, contact the Cathedral: 245 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-2320, phone 415-864-8000; email email@example.com; web http://www.annunciation.org.
Chionia Gibba Memorial Scholarship
Established on August 6, 2003 with the Hellenic Music Foundation to honor Chionia Gibba's memory and her love of music. Once a year, this fund helps five (5) needy children of Greek or Greek-American descent, between 5 to 8 years of age, discover their musical talent, by offering weekly private lessons in piano or violin, with a qualified music teacher, for a period of six (6) months. For more information contact the Hellenic Music Foundation at PO Box 1634, Port Washington, NY 11050; phone 917-371-1588; email HellenicMusic@aol.com; web http://www.hellenicmusic.org
Hellenic Music Foundation Scholarship Fund
Through competitions, the HMF Scholarship Fund gives young talented musicians an opportunity to win scholarships and grants in order to further their musical careers. First place winners will perform in a solo recital at a reputable concert hall. For more information contact the Hellenic Music Foundation at PO Box 1634, Port Washington, NY 11050; phone 917-371-1588; email HellenicMusic@aol.com; web http://www.hellenicmusic.org
Maskaleris Scholarship in Modern Greek Studies at San Francisco State University
Established by the Modern Greek Studies Foundation at SFSU in honor of the founding director of Modern Greek Studies at SFSU, Professor Emeritus Thanasis Maskaleris. Award is two one-year scholarships of $600 each or one $1,200 award. Based on academic achievement, leadership, service and financial need. Applicants must be enrolled in 12 units (undergraduate) or 6 units (graduate) in study leading to a degree at San Francisco State University; currently enrolled in a Modern Greek Studies or MGS-related cours and have taken at least one Modern Greek studies course the previous year and maintain a 3.0 average in those classes and in ovreall GPA; must already be receiving financial aid at SFSU or provide evidence of financial need by providing a statement of need; must be willing, upon receiving an award, to write a letter to acknowledge receipt of the award and within six months after receipt of the award to write a letter to describe how the scholarship was applied and what applicant's accomplish- ments have been since receipt of the award. Scholarships awarded for one year and expire at end of that year. Winners eligible to apply for another award during the following application period. Deadline May 15th. Completed application materials must be returned to the committee chairperson at Chair, Maskaleris Scholarship Committee, Modern Greek Studies Foundation, PO Box 22243, San Francisco, CA. For more information, contact Center for Modern
Greek Studies, Nikos Kazantzakis Chair, San Francisco State University, College of Humanities, 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, CA 94132; phone 415-338-1892; fax 415-338-0932; email firstname.lastname@example.org; web http://www.sfsu.edu/~modgreek/welcome.
Hellenic American Professional Society of Northern California Scholarship Program
Three one-time awards of $750 each to high school graduates of Greek descent, age 17-25, who are entering or continuing full-time studies at an institution accredited by the Western Association of Colleges and Universities. Deadline October 15th. Applications obtained from the website of Society at the URL http://www.hapsca.org or from the Center for Modern Greek Studies office:Nikos Kazantzakis Chair, San Francisco State University, College of Humanities, 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, CA 94132; phone 415-338-1892; fax 415-338-0932; email email@example.com; web http://www.sfsu.edu/~modgreek/welcome.
Lambros G. Johnson Memorial Scholarship--Drexel University
Established in 1994 by the family of Dr. Johnson in his honor. Annual award of $2,000 to students of at least 50% Greek or Cypriot descent who are or are considering enrolling in the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at Drexel University: Main Building Room 244, 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104; phone 1-877-DREXEL-5; email FINAID@drexel.edu; web http://www.drexel.edu/financialaid/fahelp/
Xenia Anton Desby Memorial Organ Scholarships
Established with the San Francisco Diocese Church Music Federation. Two annual awards of $500 each to assist and encourage the musical development and training of Greek Orthodox Church musicians. One award for applicants with no formal organ instruction; the other for those who have had organ training. It is the hope and expectation that the recipients of the Xenis Anton Desby Memorial Organ Scholarships will serve or continue to serve the Greek Orthodox Church. Applicants must be members of a Greek Orthodox Church in the Diocese of San Francisco. Immediate past recipients must wait one year to reapply. Deadline June 9th. For more information or to obtain an application form, contact Mrs. Anna M. Counelis, ChairXADMOS Committee, 109 Casa Vieja Place, Orinda, CA 94563-3832; phone 925-254-2843; fax 925-254-2845.
George Spanos Memorial Scholarship--Hellenic Society Paideia of Virginia
Established in 1996, the student scholarship fund of the Hellenic Society Paideia of Virginia was renamed in 2000 for the late George Spanos in appreciation of the annual generous support of the fund by his wife Mrs. Artemis Spanos. Annual award of $1,000 to a deserving student of Greek-American heritage attending one of Virginia's accredited four-year colleges or universities. Additional selection criteria: applicant must demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and be active in promoting Greek heritage; must have a minimum of two semesters before graduation; must have minumum QCA of 3.0; must be present at the annual meeting of the Hellenic Society Paideia of Virginia to receive award. Applications available through: Hellenic Society Paideia of Virginia; Parish Councils of all Greek Orthodox Churches in Virginia; all four-year colleges and universities in Virginia; online at http://www.hellenicpaideiaofvirginia.
org/application.html. Application must include completed application form; two letters of recommendation; a typed essay of 500 words maximum. Letters of recommendation must come from one qualified person who is familiar with applicant's academic background and one qualified person familiar with activities of applicant in promoting Greek heritage. Deadline February 15th. Submit completed application and all supporting materials to: Coordinator, Hellenic Society Paideia of Virginia, 2106 Chestnut Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24060. For more information or forms, contact either Dr. Maria Hatzios (phone 540-552-6504; email firstname.lastname@example.org) or Hellenic Society Paideia of Virginia, 13350 Drakewood Rd., Midlothian, VA 23113-3889; email email@example.com; web http://www.hellenicpaideiaofvirginia.org.
The Pan-Rhodian Society "Apollon" Scholarships
Awarded annually to students attending college or university who are members of the society and of Rhodian descent (father, mother, or both parents of Rhodian lineage) or whose family is registered in a municipal register at Rhodes. Awards sent directly to educational institution. For more information, contact the Pan-Rhodian Society: Philip G. Yamalis, 3255 Wainbell Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2317; H: 412-343-8355; Fax: 707-982-0761; Email firstname.lastname@example.org;
Venizelion Scholarship Program
Awarded annually by the Pan-Cretan Association (PAA) since the 1930's. Over 850 students have received awards totaling more than one half million dollars. Students eligible must be members of PAA for last two years; have maintained cumulative GPA of 3.0 at high school, undergraduate, or graduate level; furnish evidence of acceptance or studies; have application forwarded to Scholarship Committee by District Governor with signatures of Chapter President and Officer. Download application form as word document or PDF file. For more information, read press release, contact PAA at the URL http://www.pancretan.org/home/default.aspx or Scholarship Committee Chair Kostas Tsiskakis, PAA Scholarship Committee, 26834 McLaughlin Boulevard, Bonita Springs, FL 13434-3845.
Geromanos Scholarship Program
Newly established in 2008. Awards to be given annually to selected Northeastern University students. For more details, contact Northeastern University. Read press release for establishment of scholarship.
Pan-Macedonian National Scholarships--2 awards yearly of $500 each to qualifying high school seniors (or equivalents) who are relatives of members or members of the organization. Transcripts and SAT or ACT scores must be submitted with completed application by deadline 22 May or other date determined by committee. See Pan-Macedonian organization website for additional submission details. [Submitted 2008]
Pan-Macedonian Society of Philadelphia "Pavlo Melas" and "Amalia" Effie Flamos Memorial Scholarship. One award annually to student of Greek descent in Delaware Valley related to paid member of Pan Macedonian Society of Philadelphia. Applicants must have B average or better, be accepted by an accredited college or university, submit transcripts and ACT or SAT scores with completed application form by deadline 15 July. Interview may be requested. Graduate college students ineligible. For additional details and downloadable application form, please see Pan-Macedonian organization website. [Submitted 2008].
Annual Boston University Ancient Greek
The Department of Classical Studies at Boston University is pleased to announce the ninth annual Boston University Ancient Greek
Scholarship Competition. The Ancient Greek
Scholarship Competition is an opportunity for students to test their knowledge of the language, history, and culture of ancient Greece. The competition consists of a two-hour examination taken at Boston University. Top scorers in the examination whose high school records also demonstrate high academic achievement will be considered for Boston University scholarships.Tuition awards for the 2003/2004 Greek competition included: Two four-year, full-tuition scholarships. To download application forms and view details, visit the website at
/greek/ or contact Ms. Gina Carloni, Greek Scholarship Competition Coordinator, Department of Classical Studies, Boston University, 617-353-2426
Mary Isabel Sibley Annual Fellowship
The annual Mary Isabel Sibley Fellowship is
awarded alternately in the fields of [Classical] Greek and French. The award may be used for the study of Greek language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the study of French language or literature.The Fellowship has a stipend of $20,000. The stipend will be paid in two installments, the first on July 1 of the award year, and the second on the next January 1, unless the Fellowship Committee orders the stipend withheld because the Fellow has disregarded the purpose of the award as stated by the donor. Candidates must be unmarried women between the ages of 25 and 35 (inclusive) who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research. They must hold a doctorate or have fulfilled all the requirements for a doctorate except the dissertation, and they must be planning to devote full-time work to research during the Fellowship year. The award is not restricted to members of Phi Beta Kappa or to U.S. citizens. For more details, contact
Ms. Sandra Beasley, Awards Coordinator,
Phi Beta Kappa Society, 1606 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009; Phone: (202) 265-3808;
Fax: (202) 986-1601; email email@example.com, or visit the society's website at http://www.pbk.org.
Greek Certificate Courses Scholarship
University of Missouri at St. Louis
Greek Studies Program
Scholarships are available to UMSL
students who register for courses of the
Greek Certificate, including the travel/study
course to Greece in summer 2005. For
information visit the program's webpages
/scholarship.html and contact program representative at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Center for Greek Studies Scholarships
University of Florida at Gainesville,
Michael G. Cantonis Medal for
Excellence in Greek Studies.
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan,125 Dauer Hall.
Eligibility: Senior student.
Award: $500 annually in April.
Application form: http://web.classics.ufl.edu/CGS
Emmanuel Bilirakis Pre-med Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: Junior of Hellenic descent and/or
taking courses in Greek studies who plan a
career in the medical profession; 3.5 GPA.
Award: $1,000 in April.
Nicholas A. Cassas Greek Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: One award for an entering
student with at least a 3.0 GPA who enrolls
in beginning Modern Greek class; one
scholarship for a student with at least a B+
average in beginning Modern Greek who
enrolls in intermediate Modern Greek
class; encourages student to continue
Award: Two $1,000 awards annually in
Pete G. and Anna Felos Scholarship in Greek Studies
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: For summer study in Greece at
CYA or other approved program
Angelos Langadas Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: Preference to students of
Hellenic descent, then to those enrolled in
Center for Greek Studies courses; high
GPA. Two scholarships for a junior in
Greek studies, and one scholarship for an
entering student who will take courses in
Basilios Michopoulos Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: Greek studies students enrolled
or planning to enroll in a Greek language;
at least a 3.0 GPA.
Award: $500 awarded annually in April.
Perry Scholarship in Hellenic Civilization
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: For a student taking course(s) in
Perry Scholarship in Greek Language
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: For a student pursuing ancient or
modern Greek language.
Angelo Podes Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: For a student to take Modern
Greek and/or a 6-week program with
College Year in Athens Summer Study
Abroad. Preference will be given to student
of Greek-American ancestry.
For more information:
Maria Marees Memorial Women's
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: Undergraduate women who
demonstrate leadership ability.
Charles & Elsie Voelker Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: To assist a student to attend the
Greek Summer Study Program (awarded
For more information:
Center for Greek Studies Summer Study
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: To assist a student to attend the
Greek 6-week Summer Study Program
(awarded in April).
Eta Sigma Phi Scholarship
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: Junior Classics majors; at least
a 3.6 GPA; active in Eta Sigma Phi
Award: Up to two $500 awards.
Perry Scholarship for Study in Greece
Contact: Karelisa Hartigan, 125 Dauer Hall
Eligibility: For a summer study in Greece
with recognized academic program, either
College year in Athens or American
School of Classical Study in Athens.
For more information, contact Dr. Karelisa
Hartigan, Director of the Classics Dept.,
University of Florida, Post Office Box
117435, Gainesville, FL 32611-7435;
Phone: 352-392-2075; email:
National Greek Exam Scholarship of the
American Classical League-National
Junior Classical League
High-school seniors who earn purple or
blue ribbons in the National Greek Exam
will be eligible to apply for one scholarship
in the amount of $1,000. Each scholarship
will be paid to the winner's college or
university on condition that s/he earn six
credits of Greek or Latin during the school year. Winners will be selected by the
NLE/NGE Scholarship Committee,
chaired by Doris Kays, San Antonio,
Texas. For more information, contact
ACL-NJCL The American Classical League, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 45056, email@example.com, phone (513)529 7741, fax (513) 529 7742 or Dr. Deb Davies,
128 Argilla Rd., Andover, MA 01810
Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit
The Alexander S Onassis Public Benefit
Foundation invites applications for its
research grants and educational scholar-
ships. Foreign full members of national
academies, university professors of all
levels, researchers, PhD holders, artists,
translators of Greek literature, elementary
and secondary school teachers of Greek
as a foreign language, postgraduate
students and PhD candidates are eligible.
The programme covers the following fields:
humanistic sciences; political sciences;
law; economics; architecture; and the arts.
The grants and scholarships support
scholarly research, post-educational
training in the teaching of the Greek
language and culture and/or artistic
creation. Research has to take place
in Greece. Deadline: 31 Jan 05
For more information, visit the
foundation's website at
Peter Kourmoles Scholarships
Established with the American Foundation
for Greek Language and Culture (AFGLC).
Designed to assist students from six
different cities in the U.S. in which AFGLC
has established programs of study with
universities and colleges. For more info
about the establishment of these
scholarships, visit the online version
of the Hellenic News at http://www.hellenicnews.com/
For more info about the scholarships or to
obtain applications, contact AFGLC:
Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Greek Language Scholarships
With support and financial assistance from
the HFC, scholarships are given to enable
students to attend summer classes in the
Greek language and culture which are
organised in Greece by universities and
other institutions (Greek Studies Summer
Scholarships programme of the University
of Athens, JASON programme of the
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Institute for Balkan Studies, etc.). These
scholarships cover accommodation,
meals and travel costs. In the period
2002-2003, such scholarships were
granted to 42 students.The Greek Studies
Summer Scholarships programme of the
University of Athens is directed at
graduate and post-graduate students in
fields related to Modern Greek Studies.
It lasts six weeks and is organised on
levels. On completion of the programme,
a certificate of study is awarded to
participants. For more info, visit
http://thyespa.uoa.gr. The Summer School
for the Greek Language, History and
Culture, run by the Institute for Balkan
Studies, each year offers Greek language
lessons. For more info, visit
http://www.imxa.gr. The JASON
programme of the Aristotle
University of Thessaloniki is aimed at
establishing or effectively strengthening
nuclei of Greek studies at 16 universities
of the Black Sea region. The programme
is administered by the Philosophy Faculty
and - inter alia - organises Greek
language lessons for students and
educators.For more info, e-mail:
American College at Thessaloniki
Scholarships for Greek-Americans
The College offers courses in Business,
English, Fine Arts, History and
International Relations, Mathematics
and Computer Science, Philosophy and
Social Sciences, Psychology, Physical
Education, and Science and awards
two full scholarships (includes:
full tuition, on campus room with
possibility of roommate and board/
does not include: orientation, field trip,
travel and personal expenses) and three
partial scholarships (1,500.00 US
towards overall costs) to eligible Greek
American applicants. For more info, see
Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
College Scholarships--Orange, CT
Eligibility: college-bound students from
the parish of Saint Barbara and, in certain
cases, from other Greek Orthodox
churches in the Greater New Haven area.
The Mary Alexiades Scholarship,
awarded annually to entering or continuing
college students of St. Barbara parish to
meet the expenses of their college
education. This scholarship is given solely
on the basis of the recipient's academic accomplishments.
Stella Jean Scarveles Scholarship,
awarded annually to an entering college
freshman or a student already in college
who has achieved an above-average
academic record, has financial need,
and has demonstrated sports
participation; a written essay is necessary.
Scholarship limited to members of a
Greek Orthodox Church of
Greater New Haven Area.
James Verinis Scholarship, awarded
annually to a college student from the
parish of Saint Barbara on the basis
of merit and financial need.
John L. Soterakos Family Scholarship,
awarded annually to a student who is a
member of a Greek Orthodox Church of
Greater New Haven, and is an entering
freshman or already in college. Special
consideration will be given to the student
who has achieved academic excellence,
and plans to pursue a financial career.
Vonetes-Vartelas Family Scholarship,
awarded annually to a student who is a
member of either the St. Barbara church
or the Holy Trinity church. The award is
given on the basis of financial need and
service to the church and community.
Eugene and Kathryn Lightle Scholarship,
awarded annually to a student from the
parish of Saint Barbara on the basis of
academic merit and financial need.
Hellenic College/Holy Cross
Scholarship, awarded annually to a student
who is a member of St. Barbara Greek
Orthodox Church and who is entering, or is
already studying for the priesthood at the
Hellenic College/ Holy Cross School of
Theology. The scholarship may be also
awarded to a graduate from the Holy
Cross School of Theology who is entering
or continuing postgraduate studies in a
religious discipline at an accredited
institution, and is a member of Saint
Barbara Greek Orthodox Church.
The Evdos, Alexandra and Clara Genetos Scholarship Scholarship was established in 2001 by the Genetos Family and is a reflection of their lifelong and devoted commitment to the community of Saint Barbara. This scholarship is awarded annually to a student from the parish of Saint Barbara on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
The Kledaras Family Scholarship was established in 2002 by the Kledaras family to perpetuate the memory of their parents, George and Mary Kledaras, brother Stanley and sister Georgene. They were all lifelong members of the Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Saint Barbara’s parish on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
The Brenda Antonellis Scholarship was established in 2002 by the Antonellis family to honor the memory of Brenda Antonellis. It is awarded annually to a student from the Church of Saint Barbara, on the basis of academic merit, service to church and community, and intent to pursue studies in education.
The Peter and Tekla Vartelas Scholarship was established in 2002 to memory of Peter's parents, John and Paraskeve Vartelas. This scholarship is awarded annually to a student from the Saint Barbara Church, or the Holy Trinity Church of Ansonia, on the basis of the student's academic merit, need, service and athletic participation.
The Erickson Memorial Scholarship was established in 2003 by Harry and Jane Hajedemos and family to honor the memory of Jane's parents, Victor Theodore and Beverly Nelson Erickson. It is awarded annually to a college or post-graduate student with intent to pursue a degree in Engineering, Nursing, Medicine, or any other health or science-related field of study. This scholarship is awarded to a parishioner of Saint Barbara on the basis of service to the church community and academic merit.
The George C. Morris Scholarship was established in 2004 by the Morris family to honor and perpetuate the memory of George, a faithful and devoted servant of the church and community of Saint Barbara for most of his life. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Saint Barbara, on the basis of participation in the church's educational programs and service to church and faith.
For more information, contact St. Barbara
Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook
Rd., Orange, CT 06477 USA;
Phone: (203) 795-1347
Philoptochos Chapter of Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Lowell, Massachusetts awards multiple scholarships yearly to deserving high school graduate of their community. In 2004/2005 the chapter awarded 12 scholarships:
Wes and Nikki Stillwagon Memorial Scholarship;
Peter Cavoures Family Scholarship;
Helen Kokkales and Helen Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship;
James Sturgis Otis Scholarship;
Tavoularis Family Scholarship;
James Alexakos Memorial Scholarship;
Peter and Sally Manousos Memorial Scholarship;
Spiros Sintros Scholarship;
John and Kalliope Karagianes Memorial Scholarship;
Crystal Lanagas Memorial Scholarship;
Peter A. Eliopoulos Scholarship
Established by Telemachos Demoulas in memory of his parents, Theoni and Efstratios Demoulas. Candidates must be of Greek Macedonian descent and families members in good standing of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Boston.
The Papoutsy Futures Fund
Established to provide funds to selected students at the middle school age in the seacoast area of New Hampshire who have been identified as at risk by school authorities. Applications must come from the guidance office of a state-approved school. Preference given to students of Hellenic background whose families have been active in local Greek Orthodox parishes and in Greek-American fraternal and cultural organizations. Awards not made every year. Along with application form from school officials, parents and students must submit accompanying information.
Alexandra Demosthenes Scholarship
Established recently, this scholarship was created through a bequest to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Dover, New Hampshire. Awarded annually to full-time college student chosen on basis of financial need and academic achievement. Parents of student must be members in good standing of Annunciation community. In addition to application form available in spring, applicants must submit current transcript, FAFSA (Student Aid Report), and one-page letter detailing why interested in attending college, need for financial aid, why feel worthy of award, goals, plans for achieving goals, listing of all awards and achievements, listing of extracurricular activities and accomplishments. Note: Filing of FAFSA form with federal government, and receipt of a pin number takes a number of weeks. Applicants encouraged to begin this process early. Award amount $3000. Deadline: May 1, 2005. Submit completed application to: Father Constantine Newman, Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 93 Locust St., Dover, NH 03820, Attn.: Scholarship Committee.
For more information contact Fr. Newman or the church directly at 603-742-7667 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
[source: Rejoice, the monthly newsletter of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Dover, New Hampshire, Vol. 10, No. 4, April 2005, p. 12]
Daughters of Penelope Zoe Cavalaris Outstanding Female Athlete Award
Established to honor a young woman of Hellenic descent who has achieved or is still achieving unusual high quality athletic ability and accomplishment in any sport or series of sports during the past current year from August 1, 2004 to June 1, 2005. Application deadline May 1, 2005. For more information, contact Maryann Charos of Itona Chapter in Dover, New Hampshire at 603-749-9173 or Fr. Constantine Newman of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Dover, NH at 603-742-7667 or email@example.com.
[source: Rejoice, the monthly newsletter of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Dover, New Hampshire, Vol.10, No. 4, April 2005, p. 14]
Hellenic Medical Society of New York Medical Scholarship
Established in 1978, this fund helps Greek-American medical students develop as leaders in the next generation. Eligibility criteria: must be student of Hellenic heritage, originating from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania, must have completed the first year matriculation in 2002 (for June 30, 2005 deadline) in a U.S. accredited medical school located in the U.S., and must have demonstrated academic and/or financial need. Online application available at http://www.hmsny.org/scholarship.html. Along with application form, applicants must submit GAPSAS or FAFSA analysis, letter from school Financial Aid Office certifying financial need, two letters of reference at least one of which must be from a faculty member, most recent transcript of grades and class standing, MCAT scores, USMLE scores where applicable, parents' income tax return for 2003 (for June 30, 2005 deadline), applicant's income tax return for 2003 (for June 30, 2005 deadline), two photographs with formal attire for publicity (2' x 3" portraits). Deadline for 2005 is June 30. Note: possible recognition award with a gift certificate will be given to medical student(s) who did not meet financial requirement. For more information, contact HMS at 401 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016 or http://www.hmsny.org.
Leonidas Lantzounis Research Grant with the Hellenic Medical Society of New York. This research grant awards $2,500 for basic or clinical biomedical research to be conducted in the summer of 2005 under the auspices of a senior investigator who will provide supervision, equipment, and space. Specific arrangements are the responsibility of the applicant. Selection based on the meritorious value of the research project. Applicants must be of Hellenic heritage, candidates for BA or MA or PhD degrees in biomedical sciences, enrolled in a US accredited college or university. Applicants must submit cover letter requesting consideration, brief summary or outline of research (2 page limit) written specifically for this application, bio sketch or CV, and letter of support from senior investigator. Deadline for submisison is May 16, 2005. No faxes. Notification made by mail no later than July 1, 2005. Recipient acknowledged at Recognition Ceremony early in December in New York. Submit all documentation typed by May 16, 2004 to Research Grants and Awards Committee, Hellenic Medical Society of New York, 401 East 34th St., New York, NY 10016. For more information, visit website of Hellenic Medical Society of New York at http://www.hmsny.org.
Michael Mulinos Postgraduate Award with the Hellenic Medical Society of New York. Award of $1,000 available for an essay by an author or investigator on a medical or health related topic, technical or non-technical. Selection based on originality and content. Eligible applicants must be of Hellenic heritage, have received an MD or Masters or PhD after 1997 and represent the principal or primary author or investigator when more than one individual is involved. Application must include cover letter requesting consideration, 3-5 page page or manuscript written specifically for this application and a bio sketch or CV. (Note: deadline on website is May 16, 2004, presumably for a 2004 award) Notification made by mail by July 1st (again, presumably for a 2004 award, according to the website). Recipient acknowledged at a Recognition Ceremony early in December in New York. Submit all documentation typed by May 16 to Research Grants and Awards Committee, Hellenic Medical Society of New Yorik, 401 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016. [Note from HCS editors: it was unclear from directions on HMS website if this award is granted annually.] For more information, contact the Hellenic Medical Society of New York at the address listed above or through their website at http://www.hmsny.org.
Christ Bozes High School Medical Essay Prize with Hellenic Medical Society of New York. This is an award of $500 for high school students of Hellenic descent. Eligible applicants must submit an original manuscript on any medical or health related topic (technical or not-technical, of no more than 3 pages), a brief bio sketch, and a cover letter to the Research Grants Committee, Hellenic Medical Society of New York, 401 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016. Deadline is June 30, 2005. For additional information, contact HMS at the address above, or by phone at 212-683-4447 or through their website at http://www.hmsny.org.
Macricostas Family Scholarship Foundation
The mission of this foundation is to provide financial assistance to the children of Photronics employees that have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and personal character. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.photronics.com or telephone 800-292-9396.
Greek State Scholarships Foundation
The Greek State offers scholarships to foreign nationals to study in a variety of fields. See the website of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs at http://www.ypepth.gr/english/index_en.html for more information.
Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois
Offers scholarships to law students of Hellenic descent based on financial need and merit. Applicants must meet eligibility critera: enrolled second or third year law students in an accredited law school; either Illinois resident or attending law school in Illinois; must demonstrate existing and anticipated financial need and be prepared to submit documentation and appear for interview; agree to appear at awards ceremony (inability to attend awards ceremony may result in revocation of award); submit completed application form and official transcript. Downloadable application form at website: http://www.hellenicbar.org/scholar.htm. For more information, contact the association at PO Box A3069, Chicago, Illinois 60690; tel.: 312-458-9420
Gerondelis Foundation Scholarships
Awards multiple scholarships annually to eligible first-year college students. Eligible students reside or attend school in Essex County (Massachusetts) and are a member of a graduating class of any public or private high school, rank in the upper fifteen percent of class or have achieved combined verbal and math score of at least 1200 on SAT I, be officially admitted to a four-year college or university, and be of at least one-fourth Greek lineage. Applicants must submit completed application form, certified copy of high school transcript which reflects SAT I scores and class rank at least through first half of applicant's senior year, and letter of admission to a four-year college or university. All qualified applicants in any year will receive scholarships in equal amounts; amount will vary yearly depending on the number of qualified applicants. Foundation plans to distribute between $60,000 and $100,000 annually. Awards carry no work or repayment requirements and are made directly to students who present foundation with a paid bill for the first semester's tuition and other charges. Contact Gerondelis Foundation for application: 56 Central Ave., Lynn, MA 01901. Deadline July 1.
Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia Scholarships
See PDF file containing updated information for 2015-2016 year submitted by Anna Sophocles Hadgis, Scholarship Committe Chair (posted by HCS staff 17 May 2015)
Greek Orthodox Folk Dance and Choral Festival Scholarships
The FDF Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding individuals of the Metropolis of San Francisco who participate in the FDF in the year of application and are recommended by their parish priest. Award is US Savings Bond in an amount varying from $500 to $1000. For more information or for a recommendation form, contact GOFDF at PO Box 2669, La Mesa, CA 91943; tel. (help line) 888-FDF-YOUTH or 888-333-9866; fax 619-462-1766 attn FDF; http://www.gofdf.org.
FDF Dance Scholarships to Greece is awarded to deserving FDF dance instructors to learn well-researched traditional Greek folk music, song and dance from qualified professional instructors in Greece. Eligible instructors must have demonstrated outstanding Christian fellowship in their communities, a long-term future commitment to teaching folk dance groups within the Diocese, and act as ambassadors from the Diocese of San Francisco and help promote cooperation between the FDF and sister Greek folklore organizations. All applicants musts be FDF dance directors who are members in good standing in the Greek Orthodox Church (or their parents) and have participated in FDF. Recipients must submit proof of health and insurance that will cover them in Greece for duration of seminar, as well as obtain/renew their own passports. Recipient will also be required to take a video camera and record as much of the instruction as possible, (see organization website for additional requirements about taping and subsequent processing of video.) and write article about experience for OLI MAZI newspaper for upcoming FDF festival.Underage participants must have signature of parents. The award will provide for airfare, dance instruction and room and board in attending the Greek seminar. Deadline 15 May. Completed Dance Scholarship To Greece Application must be returned to FDF Scholarship Commitee, c/o George Nickols, 15128 Vose Street, Van Nuys, CA 91405. For more information, contact George Nickols at 818-994-1414 or email Director of Scholarships.
FDF Musical Apprenticeship Scholarships
awarded to deserving FDF participants to give them the opportunity to learn a traditional Greek folk instrument from qualified musicians. Scholarship terms and conditions must stress group and public performance to ensure success. Eligible candidates must demonstrate outstanding Christian fellowship in their communities, commitment to the FDF program, do not have either access to or the resources to pay qualified musicians, must made a long-term future commitment to playing traditional Greek music for their community and for the greater FDF community, must be (or their parents) members in good standing in the Greek Orthodox Church, and have participated in FDF. Two scholarships awarded. Applicant identifies instrument of choice and committe identifies candidate instructors. Applicants must own instrument wish to learn before lessons begin and have some prior knowledge in instrumental music such as school or private lessons, ability to read music, etc. Scholarship funds must be used to offset either travel expenses or teaching fees. Recipients will practice with instructor's band on a regular basis during period of scholarship and play selections learned with instructor's band. Recipients will also play at non-FDF events at the discretion of the band. At FDF events or dance group performances, recipients will play gratis, reimbursed only for expenses for 2 years after end of apprenticeship. Cassette tape containing music learned and played by recipient also required. Deadline 15 May. Completed application must be returned to FDF Scholarship Committee, c/o George Nickols, 15128 Vose St., Van Nuys, CA 91405. For more information, contact George Nickols at 818-994-1414 or email the Director of Scholarships. For more information about any of these scholarships or about the Greek Orthodox Folk Dance & Choral Festival, or for a recommendation form, contact GOFDF at PO Box 2669, La Mesa, CA 91943; tel. (help line) 888-FDF-YOUTH or 888-333-9866; fax 619-462-1766 attn FDF; http://www.gofdf.org.
Foundation for Hellenic Studies Scholarships and Grants
Established in 1995, this foundation operates under the auspices of the American Hellenic Institute. Its objective is to provide support to qualified individuals, institutions, programmes, and projects advancing the study of Greece and Cyprus in the United States. The foundation offers support for dissertation research and writing grants, publication grants, travel support for established Greek scholars traveling to the U.S. for lectures and/or conference participation, workshops and conferences, matching seed money for programs of Greek studies, library grants, teaching aid grants, grants for selected projects.
Awards to Individuals
Travel Grants--for post-doctoral and established scholars traveling from Greece or Cyprus to the U.S. to present papers on topics of significane to Greece or Cyprus at an international conference, or to lecture in the U.S. Maximum award is 50% of economy class airfare to the U.S. Deadlines: January 1, March 1, and September 1. Applications must include a complete CV in English; a copy of an official letter of invitation; a proposed itinerary; a copy of the official program; a copy of the ticket stub (economy class).
Dissertation Research and Writing Grants--designed to encourage Ph.D. students to pursue dissertations on a topic of importanc to Greece or Cyprus. A one-time grant with a maximum award of $5,000. Deadlines: January1 and September 1. Applications must inlcude a complete CV; letter of recommendation from the applicant's dissertation chair; a two-page detailed description of the approved dissertation project.
Publication Grants--provide subventions for manuscripts accepted for publication by a reputable scholarly press on a topic of importance to the study of Greece or Cyprus. MaximFor Maximum award amount $2,500 per one-time award. Additional requests may be considered in special cases. Deadlines: December 1, March1, and September 1. Applications must include authors' CV; copy of scholarly press contract; outline of the manuscript and a three-page detailed summary of the manuscript.
Association and Institutional Grants
Workshop and Conference Grants--provide matching grant support to university and/or association sponsored conferences focusing on a topic of importance to the study of Greece or Cyprus. Maximum award $5,000 per institution or association in a two-year period. Deadlines: December 1, March 1, and September 1. Applications must include full program description including panel topics, papers, and names and affiliation of participants; evidence of institutional or association financial support.
Support of Greek Studies Programs-matching seed money to support programs of Modern Greek Studies at an accredited college of university. Award amount of $5,000--10,000. A one-time award per institution. Deadlines: December 1 and March 1. Applications must include the CV of the project director and/or the faculty in the program; copy of the program budget; official statement of the university's financial commitment to the program and the actual amount of support.
Library Grants--for acquisition of books, journals, computer programs, and other material relating to the study of Greece or Cyprus. Maximum annual award of $2,000. Reapplications will be accepted depending on the nature of the institutional collection. Deadlines: December 1, March 1, and June 1. Applications must include CV of the librarian or project director; specific budget indicating the materials to be acquired; follow-up letter confirming the acquisition of the said materials.
Publication Grants--to support the publication of manuscripts accepted by scholarly presses on a topic of importance to Greece or Cyprus. Also support of major journals published in the U.S. with a focus on Greece or Cyprus. Award amounts of $2,500--5,000. Deadlines: December 1, march 1, and September 1. Applications must include author(s)' CV; copy of scholarly press contract for book and/or journal; outline of manuscript and three-page detailed summary of manuscript. For journals, include statement of journa's editorial policy, the composition of editorial board, and objectives of journal
Teaching Aids Grants--designed to produce or acquire teaching aids on study of Greece or Cyprus in order to improve institutional curriculum. Applications from public schools, universities and colleges considered. Materials involved include, but not limited to, computer programs, slides, maps, books, periodicals, etc. Maximum awards of $1,000 per institution. Repeat requests considered. Deadlines: December 1, March 1, and June 1. Applications must include CV of program director(s); institutional description; detailed three-page summary explaining how the acquisition of the materials will enhance institutional curriculum, how the program fits institutional objectives.
Other Small Grants--for the production or dissemination of informational material on topics of importance to the study of Greece or Cyprus, or other projects contributing to a better understanding of Greece or Cyprus. Awards made to institutions or individuals. Maximum awards of $2,500. Additional amounts may be considered depending on the proposed project. Deadlines: December 1 and March 1. Applications must include CV of program director(s); three-page summary of project, its anticipated outcomes, and how the project will benefit study of Greece or Cyprus.
For more information, contact either Dr. Van Coufoudakis ( Foundation for Hellenic Studies,1220 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036; phone 202-785-8430; fax 202-785-5178; email firstname.lastname@example.org; web http://www.hri.org/FHS/) or the American Hellenic Institute (AHI Director Nick Larigakis at email@example.com or http://www.ahiworld.org).
House of Kefalos Federation of Cephalonians & Ithacicians Abroad
Recently began awarding scholarships to students from the United States and Greece. For more information, contact the federation at 20-41 Steinway Street, Astoria 11105 NY; phone 718-204-8491; fax 718-204-1478; www.cephalonia.org/members
Greek State Scholarship Foundation
An autonomou agency of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs which awards scholarships to both Greeks and foreigners to study in Greece, and for Greeks to study abroad at graduate level. Offers scholarships and grants for post-graduate and doctoral studies, research studies, further education in Greek language, literature, philosophy, history and art for professors of Greek in foreign universities and for those specializing in the fine arts. For more information, contact the foundation at 14 Lysistratous Street, Athens 10558; phone +301-325-4385-9; fax +301-322-1863.
Bodossaki Foundation Scholarships & Grants
Foundation offers scholarships and grants to young Greek or Greek-origin scholars in foreign universities to conduct research in the sciences.
Postgraduate Scholarships for Greek Students to Study Abroad-
Postgraduate Scholarships for Scientific Research in Greece
Postgraduate Scholarship for Historical and Political Research Dealing with Major National Issues
Postgraduate Scholarship for Medical Research into Oncology and Disorders of the Immune System
ALBA Scholarships--applications for the full-time MBA Program, ALBA Graduate Business School. Two full scholarships are awarded every year to outstanding, first-rate students. [updated 02-17-07 by request of Gregg Sotiropoulos, Sr. Acct. Mgr. at ALBA Graduate Business School]
Scholarships to St. Peter's College at the University of Oxford--Annual scholarship, which has a tradition of technical studies. Duration for not more than 36 months. Applicants must be of Greek of Cypriot citizenship under the age of 30 (35 for candidates in Medicine). Award up to 12,500 British Pounds annually to cover university and college fees and a grant for maintenance. Applications invited in any field of Science, including Mathematics, Engineering, and Medicine. Deadline 15 February. For more details and application instructions, visit either St. Peter's College website at http://www.spc.ox.ac.uk or the Bodossaki Foundation site at http://www.
Research Scholarship at the University of Cambridge--Awarded for scholarship at Churchill College at Cambridge in Modern Greek history, British foreign policy in Greece and the Balkans, or on Greece's relations with the East.
Scholarship to the Eleftherios Venizelos Chair at the London School of Economics and Political Science--Award is a three-year scholarship for Greek academics to write doctoral dissertations at the Greek Observatory at the School's European Institute on subjects concerning European unification or Greece and the Balkans.
Eleftherios Venizelos National Foundation for Research and Study--Established in Hania, Crete in 2000. Award is for two scholarships for systematic research and study of the work of Eleftherios Venizelos.
ccholarship to the Constantine Karamanlis Chair in the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University--Offers two-year scholarship annually for Greek researchers (research, teaching, exchange of ideas and views) on the contemporary problems and prospects of South-eastern Europe.
For more information or application details and materials, contact the Bodossaki Foundation at 20 Amalias Avenue, Athens 10557; phone +30 210 3237973, 210 3237804, 210 3248005; fax +30 210-323-7976; email firstname.lastname@example.org; web: http://www.bodossaki-foundation.gr/index-en.htm.
Skironio Foundation and Museum Grants
Foundation offers grants to sculptors. For more information, contact the foundation at 73 G. Lyra Street, Nea Kifissia, 14564 Athens; phone +301-620-6437; fax +301-620-1253.
Metropolitan Society of Kardamylians (Chios) College Scholarships
At least $1,000 awarded annually, divided equally among all the qualified applicants, with a maximum individual award of $1,000. Applicants must be members of the Society in good standing; accepted as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the current fall semester (of application); must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above for the current fall/spring semester or if a high school graduate must have achieved 1200 or above in PSAT/SAT scores; recipient or parent must be present to receive award at the awards' night banquet; student or family members must participate in at least 2 of the society's events in the year prior to the application deadline, not counting the Scholarship Night/Banquet event. Application deadline: September 30. Application downloadable from Societies' website at the URL http://www.kardamyla.org/scholarfrm.html Kardamylitiko Glendi & Student Awards' Night in the fall each year.
Captain Michael Frangos & Irene Frangos Memorial Scholarship Award--Applicants must be members of the Society in good standing; accepted as a fulltime student in an accredited college or university in the USA for the current fall semester (of application) ; a high school graduate who has taken the SAT test; recipient or parent must be present to receive the award at the Awards' Night; active family participation in the organization, including a family member being present at least 2 events during the current year; completed application form. Downloadable application form at http://www.kardamyla.org/frangosfrm.html.
Metropolitan Society of Kardamylians (Chios) Greek Language Studies Awards--$100 US Savings bond awarded annually to all young student-members who have successfully completed the Greek Regents Exams offered annually in the State of New York. Applicants residing in New Jersey or other states without Regents Exams are eligible for the award if they have successfully completed 6 years of Elementary Greek Language studies. Application deadline: September 30. Application downloadable from organization's website at http://www.kardamyla.org/grklangfrm.html
Kardamylitiko Glendi & Student Awards' Night in the fall of each year.
George P. Livanos Scholarship Awards
Annual awards (2) of $250 to graduates of the Kardamylian High Schools in Chios with the best GPA. The office of the Mayor of Kardamyla will declare the winners and notify the society in writing with the supporting documents. Awards will be presented each summer in Kardamyla during the Awards event organized by the Alumni Association of Livanion High School of Kardamyla.
For more information about any of the Kardamylian awards, contact the Metropolitan Society of Kardamylians, Inc., 7919 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209, phone (718) 745-7415, or visit the organization's website at http://www.kardamyla.org/fsscholar.html.
Mrs. Harry Terzako Memorial Scholarship--Drew University
Established in 1995 by Agnes Gianakis C'54 in memory of her mother. Awarded annually to a Greek-American student majoring in political science for his or her junior year of study [at Drew University]. Recipients selected by the College Scholarship Committee. For more information, contact Financial Services, Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940, phone 973-408-3112, email email@example.com; web site http://www.drew.edu/catalog/cla/
Southern California Cretans' Association Scholarship
Annual award. Deadline 30 June. Contact Mr. Gus Alex for application at California Cretans' Association, 2245 W. 37th St., San Pedro, CA 90732, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website at the URL http://www.pancretan.org/chapters/41.html. The Southern California Cretans' Association is a chapter affiliate of the Pan-Cretan Association of America,
Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards (formerly known as the Panmessenian Scholarships)
Established in 1998, these 4 annual national awards have ranged from $2,500 to $10,000 apiece. Two of these scholarships have been named:
Giordano's Restaurant-Apostolou Family Scholarship
Mike P. Tomaras Memorial Scholarship
Open to all U.S. high school graduates of Hellenic (Greek or Cypriot) ancestry. Must be a high school senior or equivalent who is registered to attend a college, university, or educational institution. Proof of registration required. High school record constitutes basis for selection of award: graduating class rank important criterion. Applicants encouraged to write brief essay that addresses connections between Hellenic contributions to the world and America today. Applicants must complete and submit "Scholarship Application," obtained by calling or writing: The Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation, 260 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1109, Chicago, IL 60601, phone 312-357-6424, fax 312-357-0527, email email@example.com. Deadline 30 June. Information also available online at http:///www.scholarships.com.
The Omar Coffee Company Scholarship--University of Connecticut
Established by Keith H. Lemnios,Vice President, at the University of Connecticut in 1994, on behalf of the Omar Coffee Company. Awarded annually to an outstanding incoming student-athlete in good academic standing and participating in a varsity intercollegiate athletic program, or to a continuing student-athlete in good academic standing who has made outstanding contributions to the varsity intercollegiate athletic program at the University of Connecticut. Preference given to student-athletes of Greek-American descent. Amount varies. For more information, student-athletes should contact the Division of Atheletics: 2095 Hillside Rd., Unit 3078, Storrs, CT 06269-3078; phone: (860) 486-2725 (Director of Athletics Office); fax: (860) 486-3300; university web http://www.uconn.edu.
Katina John Malta Scholarships
Annual awards from the estate of Katina John Malta, established at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.Two scholarships available to Orthodox Christian students for the 2005-2006 academic year in the amount of $2,000 each. Selection of recipients is based on the following criteria: applicants must be of the Eastern Orthodox faith (in a jurisdiction of a member church of the Standing Conference of Orthodox Bishops of Americ--SCOBA); at the time of application a graduating high school senior or full-time matriculated student committed to serious study in a degree-earning program at an accredited college or university; must be US citizen or permanent resident; applicants must be firmly planning to commence or continue attendance at the college or university of their choice in the next academic year; applicants must include official transcripts with at least a B average--85% or 3.0 average; must include a type-written, one-page essay setting forth reasons for applying for award; must include at least one Letter of Recommendation; must include Letter of Acceptance or of Continuation from college or university; must furnish proof--for high school seniors--of combined SAT score of 1,000 or equivalent measurement if SAT not administered; applicants must demonstrate financial need by submitting a copy of federal income tax statement (of parents if a dependent); application and supporting materials must be submitted to the Scholarship Committee. Committee may require an interview, either by phone or in person. Preference will be given to orphans or students studying sciences, business or the arts. Downloadable application forms available at http://www.goarch.org/en/archdiocese/
.pdf. Deadline is April 15th. Requests and completed applications should be sent to Malta Scholarship Fund c/o Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Office of the Chancellor, 8 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10021; phone 212-774-0513; email firstname.lastname@example.org; web http://www.goarch.org.
AHEPA Lakewood, OH Chapter 389 Scholarships
Two $500 scholarsihps to any graduating high school seniors whose parents are members of AHEPA Chapter 389 or members in good standing with St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Rocky River, OH. Applications available in Church office of St. Demetrios of Rocky River. Deadline April 8th. For more information, contact Spyro Famakidis at 440-770-8190.
AHEPA Chapter 36 of Cleveland, OH and the Buckeye District of AHEPA Scholarships
Annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors. For more information and application forms, contact this AHEPA chapter or district through the following URL: http://www.ahepa.org/district/foundation.
Gust and Eugenia Dalianes Memorial Scholarship--Humboldt Area Foundation in California
Established at the Humboldt Community Foundation in Bayside, California in memory of Gust and Eugenic Dalianes. Two annual awards of $500 each or one $1,000 award. Applicants must be of Greek or Greek-American heritage (parent or grandparent), graduates of Humboldt, Del Norte or Trinity County high school and attending a two- or four-year college of university as undergraduate. Other eligibility or application requirements may exist. For more information or to obtain an application, contact the Humboldt Area Foundation at 373 Indianola Rd., Bayside, CA 95524; phone 707-442- 2993;
Hellenic Heritage Association Scholarship of Northern California
Annual award of $200 to eligible students in local schools grades 6 through 12 with special abilities and interests in areas of music, art, drama, literature or government and community service. Deadline May 2nd. Applicants musts be filled out with two essays defined in application. Other eligibility or application requirements may exist. For more information or to obtain application form, contact local school counselor or Humboldt Community Foundation at 373 Indianola Rd., Bayside, CA 95529; phone 707-442-2993; fax 707-442-3811; web http://www.hafoundation.org.
Ioannou Scholarship--Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Donated by Constantine and Cecilia Ioannou, Constantine D & B, Ltd. Awarded to a deserving undergraduate, preference given to a Greek-American student. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University, 510 Mudd Bldg, MC4714, 500 West 120th St., New York, NY 10027; phone 212-854-2993; fax 212-864-0104; web http://www.engineering.columbia.
Nichoplas Fellowship--Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Designated for male students of Greek extraction or born in Grece and graduated from any Greek college or university. Recipients will be eligible to receive benefits for not more than 2 years. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University, 510 Mudd Bldg, MC4714, 500 West 120th St., New York, NY 10027; phone 212-854-2993; fax 212-864-0104; web http://www.engineering.columbia.
Theodosios and Ekaterine Typaldos Endowed Scholarship Fund--Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Gift of Andreas and Renee Typaldos and the Community Foundation of New Jersey. Awarded to deserving undergraduates, with preference given to Greek-American students. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University, 510 Mudd Bldg, MC4714, 500 West 120th St., New York, NY 10027; phone 212-854-2993; fax 212-864-0104; web http://www.engineering.columbia.
The American College of Greece Scholarships for Continuing Students
Dino Apalodemos Scholarship at The American College of Greece. Established in 2001 by Dino Apalodemos, a Greek educator and friend of the College. One award annually consisting of 100% tuition reduction to matriculated student at the College. Renewal possible. Open both to Deree and Junior College students. Additional eligibility criteria: applicant must be at least a sophomore; have a CI of 2.7 or better; maintain full-time status every academic semester; demonstrate financial need.
N. Demos Foundation Scholarship--The American College of Greece. Established in 2000 with a grant from the N. Demos Foundation, Inc., founded by the late Greek-American philanthropist, Nicholas Demos of Chicago. One scholarship awarded annually consisting of 100% tuition reduction to matriculated student at the College. Open to both Deree and Junior College students. Renewal possible. Eligibility requirements: applicant must be at least a sophomore; have a CI of 2.7 or better; maintain full-time status; demonstrate financial need.
N. Demos Foundation Scholarship for Communications Studies at The American College of Greece. Established in 2000 with a grant from the N. Demos Foundation, Inc., founded by the late Greek-American philanthropist, Nicholas Demos of Chicago. One scholarship awarded annually consisting of 100% tuition reduction to matriculated student at the College. Open to Deree College students only. Renewal possible. Eligibility requirements: applicant must be at least a sophomore majoring in Communications; have a CI of 2.7 or better; maintain full-time status; demonstrate financial need.
Christopher Gould Memorial Scholarship at The American College of Greece. Established in 1998 by the family of Christopher Gould in his memory. One annual award consisting of 100% tuition reduction for matriculated Computer Information Systems majors, given at the end of each academic year. Open to Deree College students only. Renewal possible. Eligibility requirements: applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in Computer Information Systems; have a CI of 3.0 or better; maintain full-time status; be recommended by the dean and faculty; demonstrate financial need.
Andriana and Ernest Kolendrianos Scholarship for Academic Excellence at The American College of Greece. Established in 2001 with a generous gift from Dr. Ernest Kolendrianos, a trustee of American College. One award annually consisting of 100% tuition reduction for matriculated student at Deree College. Renewal possible. Eligibility requirements: applicant must be at least a sophomore; have a CI of 3.8 or better; maintain full-time status.
Joy G. Korologos Scholarship at The American College of Greece. Established in 2000 by Tom C. Korologos, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of The American College of Greece, and his family. Two awards given annually to matriculated students at the College, consisting of 100% tuition reduction. Open to both Deree and Junior College students. Eligibility requirements: applicants must be at least sophomores; have CI of 2.7 or better; maintain full-time status; demonstrate financial need.
Student Life Scholarship at The American College of Greece. Endowment fund established through an initial contribution from the Deree College Community Contribution Club. One award given annually to matriculated student at Deree College only, consisting of 50% tuition reduction. Renewal possible. Eligibility requirements: applicant must have completed 30 or more credit hours at Deree College; have a minimum CI of 2.7; participate and demonstrate leadership in sudent government, college committees, clubs, societies, or in his/her community.
Propeller Club Scholarship at The American College of Greece. One annual award to a matriculated business administration major student at Deree College. Renewal possible. Scholarship awarded at the end of the academic year. Eligibility requirements: applicant must be at least a junior at The College; excell in the School of Business Administration; maintain full-time status; be recommended by the dean and faculty; demonstrate financial need. Note: Pierce College students of limited financial resources but who show academic promise are also eligible to apply.
For all scholarships or awards applicants must submit a completed Financial Assistance application form with a photo of applicant attached; relevent tax statements (see official website for details at http://www.acg.edu/deree/howapply.shtml); detailed letter explaining reasons for financial aid request. Additional documentation may be requested for: records of medical expenses; records of a mortgage loan for a primary residence; "studies certificate"; rent receipts; documentation relating to expenses incurred by children who are studying away from home. First-time applicants must make an appointment for a personal interview with the Dean of Students (Aghia Paraskevi campus, Room 309, tel. 600-9800, ext. 1328) prior to submitting their application. Application deadlines: May 30 (fall semester) and December 15 (spring semester) for continuing students; September 1 (fall semester) and January 15 (spring semester) for entering students. For more information or inquiries regarding financial aid, please contact email@example.com. All financial aid and scholarship forms downloadable from URL: http://www.acg.edu/deree/forms.shtml.
The Kytherian Society of California--Anastasia Conomos Condas Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to students of Kytherian descent in honor of Anastasia Conomos Condas, a long-time member of the Modern Greek Studies Foundation. Her dedication and love of her Greek heritage inspired many Greek Americans to study the rich history and culture of the first democracy. The Kytherian Society of California believes education embodies the spirit of all Kytherians, and offers this scholarship as a legacy of all members.. Applicants must be a resident of the state of California, between the ages of 17 and 25.and be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student in a Junior College, College, or University. Scholarship awards range from $750 to $1500. Applications are due June 1 of each year. For more information visit the Kytherian Society of California website at http://www.ksoca.com/scholarship or email firstname.lastname@example.org. [submitted April 2012]
Peter Cladianos, Sr. & Antonia Cladianos Memorial Scholarship for students of Greek ancestry at the University of Nevada, Reno. Greek immigrant and Reno grocer, Peter Cladianos Sr., was a pioneer in Nevada gaming. Beginning in the 1930s with the participation of his son Pete Jr. and others in the Cladianos family, Pete Sr. built a diversified business empire. Pete Cladianos, Jr. and his sister Katherine have established this scholarship in honor of their parents and the community that their parents loved. Recipients of this scholarship must meet the following criteria: Priority will be given to freshman students of Greek extraction. Only admitted University of Nevada, Reno students are eligible for this scholarship. Students are eligible to receive the scholarship each year that they maintain a grade point average of 2.75 or greater, for up to four years. Awards are $2,500 each year.To apply visit: http://www.unr.edu/Documents/student-services/financial-aid/SupplementalApp.pdf Additional questions, please call Liz Welsh [Donor Relations Manager] at 775-682-5967. [Submitted April 2012]
Hellenic Link-Midwest Scholarships
Academic Year 2014-15--A number of scholarships, $1,500 or more, will be awarded to university or college students of Greek descent that are residents of Midwestern States. For eligibility rules and the application, open the PDF version of the application at the URL http://www.helleniclinkmidwest.org/
HLM%20Scholarship%202014-2015.pdf Scholarships will be awarded to the recipients during our Annual Dinner Dance and Scholarship Award celebration. [Submitted 2011]