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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 2015: 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 email@example.com.