~  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.