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Scholarship for Journalism students of Greek Heritage

$5,000 Scholarships are available for Graduate and Undergraduate Journalism and Related Communications Majors of Greek American 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 two decades.

Criteria for candidates include: 
Be of Greek American heritage; 
Hold U.S. citizenship; 
Be a current, full-time student as a journalism or related communications major at the graduate or undergraduate level in an accredited college or university in the United States; 
maintain active participation in school, community, church organizations; 
Have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 
Demonstrate 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, 2013
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 nancyasavage@gmail.com.