Grad/Undergrad Grants for Journalism & Communications Majors of Greek American Heritage
$5,000 GRANTS FOR GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATIONS MAJORS OF GREEK AMERICAN HERITAGE
Over $555,000 given in 25 years – March 1 deadline
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 since 1993.
Criteria for candidates includes: Greek American heritage; U.S. citizenship; current full-time enrollment as a journalism or related 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; minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.
Candidates may visit the scholarships’ website on Facebook ~ The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships ~ and download an application on the Alpha Omega Council’s website at www.alphaomegacouncil.com .
The following items must be returned 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 by no later than March 1, 2017:
- completed application
- current transcript
- required essay
- copies of any published articles or other professional materials that would enhance the application.
Questions may be directed to NancyASavage@gmail.com.