Communications scholarship available for students of Greek heritage
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 for the last 19 years.
Criteria for candidates includes: Greek American heritage; current full-time enrollment as a journalism or 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; a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.
Candidates can view The Peter Agris Journalism Scholarships Facebook page and download an application on the Alpha Omega Council's website at www.alphaomegacouncil.com. The following items must be returned by email to email@example.com or by mail to The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships Committee, c/o Nancy Agris Savage, 9 Nonesuch Drive, Natick, MA 01760 no later than March 1, 2011:
1) completed application
2) current transcript
3) required essay
4) copies of any published articles or other professional materials that would enhance the application.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.