Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 6
Award Deadline: Mar 31, 2023

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. Established and conducted in cooperation with the Agris family, the program marks its 30th anniversary in 2022, providing to date more than $650,000 in critical funding to 130 deserving graduate and undergraduate students and creating a national network of Greek American media professionals.

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 for Scholarship candidates include:

A) Being of Greek-American descent and a U.S. citizen

B) Current full-time enrollment as a journalism or communications major at the graduate or undergraduate level at an accredited college or university in the United States

C) Active participation in school, community, church organizations

D) A minimum of a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need

The $5,000 non-renewable annual scholarships are presented at The Alpha Omega Council’s Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Banquet, typically held in the Fall of each year. At this event, a prominent Greek-American is honored for his or her lifetime of professional achievement and contributions to Hellenism.

How to Apply:

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 01, 2022
$25,210
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Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
$40,000
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"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
$2,000
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"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 29, 2022
$2,222
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CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
$10,000
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Points Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
$2,500
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Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 14, 2022
$50,000
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Cappex Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
$1,000
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CollegeXpress No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
$1,000
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Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
$2,000
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