~ The Alpha Omega Council of New England ~
Is pleased to announce
The 2019 Peter Agris Memorial Scholarships in the fields of Journalism & Communications
Up to six $5,000 non-renewable grants
The Alpha Omega Council honors its late founder Peter Agris by presenting the Peter Agris Memorial Scholarships annually to several young Greek-Americans pursuing studies in the fields of journalism or communications. The Scholarship program, conducted in cooperation with the Agris family, celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017 and since its inception has provided more than a half a million dollars in critical funding to aspiring Greek-American students from across this nation.
Peter Agris was the founder and publisher of “The Hellenic Chronicle”, for fifty years the premier Greek-American national English-language weekly newspaper in the United States. Mr. Agris was an Archon of the Greek Orthodox Church and a Trustee of Hellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology, as well as of Anatolia College, and of The American College of Greece. Mr. Agris was also an AHEPAN, and he worked tirelessly throughout his life to improve relations between the United States and Greece.
Criteria include: Greek American heritage, U.S. citizenship, Current full-time graduate/undergraduate enrollment at an accredited university in U.S., Majoring in Journalism/Communications, Minimum 3.0 GPA, Active participation in school, community & church, Demonstrated financial need
Application at www.AlphaOmegaCouncil.com
Four items: 1) the completed application 2) a current transcript 3) required essay 4) copies of any published articles/other professional materials that would enhance the application
Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2019
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. Questions may be directed to: NancyASavage@gmail.com.