The Nina and Dean Antonakes scholarship is awarded to a Canadian resident enrolled in an accredited Performing arts program at a Canadian university and is of Hellenic heritage (through a parent, grandparent or a spouse). The AFCFC established this scholarship in 2015 through the generosity of Nina and Dean Antonakes.
Required qualifications for applicants
A. Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Hellenic heritage by birth or adoption through at least one parent or grandparent; or a child or grandchild or spouse of a person of Hellenic heritage. Please provide a copy, certified by a University Professor, Priest, Chapter, District or National officer of an AHEPA Family Chapter, Lawyer, Notary Public, Medical Doctor, Professional Engineer or Certified/Chartered Accountant of any documents needed to confirm Hellenic heritage, status in Canada, date and place of birth (e.g. driver's license, relevant passport pages, birth certificate, marriage certificate, baptismal certificate, permanent resident documents).
B. Full-time student currently registered or accepted (proof of acceptance and intent to attend to be provided) and attending a performing arts program , including music, acting, drama, dance and musical theatre at an accredited University in Canada. Where there are no performing arts applicants liberal arts will be taken into consideration. Please provide official University registration forms for the current academic year and official transcripts of all courses completed and grades achieved. Please provide scale and details for your University grading system as part of your application.
C. Successfully completed one or more years of University or College with a minimum of 18 credit hours in the previous full academic session (e.g. September to April). A minimum grade point average (GPA) of B or equivalent (3.0 in many Universities) in a full academic session. Please provide scale and details of your University grading.
D. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
E. Only the applicants can contact the scholarship chairperson for questions/clarifications.
F. Applicants are encouraged to apply again if not awarded in previous years however those who have been awarded are only eligible once.