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    Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships

    Offered by Alpha Omega Council

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 6, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $5,000

    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a Greek-American postsecondary student who wants to pursue a career in journalism and communications? If so, consider applying for the Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships! The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships are open to Greek-American college and graduate students in the U.S. pursuing degrees in journalism or communications who have been active in their schools, communities, and church organizations.

    This scholarship honors the Alpha Omega Council’s late founder and publisher of The Hellenic Chronicle, Peter Agris. To continue his journalistic legacy, the scholarship awards $5,000 to several Greek-American postsecondary students in the U.S. pursuing careers in journalism or communications, every year. If you’re passionate about journalism and are looking for some help to pay off your degree, we encourage you to apply!

    About Alpha Omega Council

    The Alpha Omega Council is an organization dedicated to promoting Hellenism and supporting Greek Americans in the United States.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    Minimum GPA

    3.0

    Academic Interest

    Communications, Journalism

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be of Greek heritage.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials. Applicants may also choose to submit published articles or professional materials of theirs that would enhance their application.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Two letters of recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Alpha Omega Council at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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