AHEPA George Leber Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 31

Tuesday
Awarded By:

American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of scholarships awarded each year varies depending on the availability of funds.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a full-time student.
  3. Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student at time of application.
  4. Must be of Greek descent, OR be a member, or the son/daughter of a member, of AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, the Sons of Pericles or the Maids of Athena.
  5. Preference will be given to students with majors in political science, history or international relations.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for a full-time undergraduate student who is a member of, or the son/daughter of a member of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or Maids of Athena.

Application requirements for the AHEPA George Leber Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: Preference will be given to upperclassmen with majors in political science, history or international relations. The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) is one of the largest Greek-American organizations. Its mission is to promote Hellenism, education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, and family and individual excellence. Four auxiliaries form the AHEPA family: AHEPA Family, The Daughters of Penelope, The Sons of Pericles, and Maids of Athena. The scholarship program at the national level is administered by AHEPA's National Educational Foundation. The foundation was established to promote, encourage, induce and advance education at the college, university and graduate school level.

Award Amount: Awards range from $500 to $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, March 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, March 31

Applications are available on the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Educational Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, the following materials must be submitted: an official transcript (see application for details); official SAT/ACT scores; an essay of no more than 500 words addressing the topic listed on the application; one wallet-size, non-returnable photo; and two letters of recommendation. If the student wishes to be considered for scholarships based on financial need, he/she must also submit financial need documentation as instructed on the application. All documents and supporting materials must be postmarked no later than the deadline date and sent via certified mail with a 'return receipt requested' OR other carrier (Express Mail, UPS, FedEx, etc.) where tracking the application package and signatures is required.
Contact: Rory Puckerin
Address: 1909 Q St. N.W. Suite 500 Washington, District of Columbia 20009

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