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 18 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 may download an application on the Alpha Omega Council’s website at 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, 2010:
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 email@example.com.