AHEPA Hellenic College / Holy Cross Seminary 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 awards offered varies annually 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 plan to attend Hellenic College/Holy Cross Seminary.
  3. Must be a full-time student.
  4. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  5. 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.
  6. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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

Description: This award is for high school seniors who are members of (or the sons/daughters of members of) AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, the Sons of Pericles, or the Maids of Athena, OR of Greek heritage. Students must plan to attend Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.

Application requirements for the AHEPA Hellenic College / Holy Cross Seminary Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • photo
  • Recommendation letters (2)
Additional Information: At least one award under this program will be provided in honor of Carlos T. Touris Scholarship. Preference will be given to students attending Hellenic College. Please note: Students may only apply for one scholarship as an undergraduate student and one as a graduate student. Special consideration will be given to students applying for scholarships based on financial need. For all applications, consideration will also be given for AHEPA affiliation, extracurricular activities, community service and Greek Orthodox Church youth activities.

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: official transcript(s) as required for class level, in sealed envelopes or sent directly to AHEPA (see application for details); official SAT/ACT scores, if applying as a high school senior or college freshman; one wallet-size, non-returnable photo; and two letters of recommendation. The letters must provide the recommender's name, contact information, responsibilities, years of involvement, and relationship to the student. The letter must address why the student should receive the scholarship. Letters may be given to the student in a sealed envelope, or may be mailed separately (must adhere to the postmark deadline date). 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. The student should note that personal and family gross income of less than $100,000 qualifies him/her for special consideration for scholarships. All documents and supporting materials must be postmarked no later than the deadline date, and sent to the address provided via any delivery service that can ascertain proof of delivery (e.g., certified mail/return receipt requested, FedEx).
Contact: Rory Puckerin
Address: 1909 Q St. N.W. Suite 500 Washington, District of Columbia 20009

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