Modern Greek Scholarships

$5,000 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
FOR GRADUATE & UNDERGRADUATE
JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATIONS MAJORS
OF GREEK AMERICAN HERITAGE

Journalism and communications majors at the graduate and undergraduate level who are of Greek American heritage may apply for annual scholarships given in the amount of $5,000 in memory of Peter Agris, the late founder and publisher of The Hellenic Chronicle. The non-renewable grants have been offered by the Alpha Omega Council of New England and the Agris family for the last two decades.

Criteria for candidates includes: Greek American heritage; current full-time enrollment as a journalism or communications major at the graduate or undergraduate level in an accredited college or university in the United States; active participation in school, community, church organizations; a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.

Candidates may visit the scholarships' website on Facebook - The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships - and may download an application on the Alpha Omega Council's website.

The following items must be returned by no later than March 1, 2012 by email to nancyasavage@gmail.com or by mail to:

The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships Committee
c/o Nancy Agris Savage
9 Nonesuch Drive
Natick, MA 01760

1) completed application; 2) current transcript; 3) required essay and 4) copies of any published articles or other professional materials that would enhance the application.

Questions may be directed to nancyasavage@gmail.com

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