AMERICAN HELLENIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION
A message from the
AHEPA Headquarters
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Contact: AHEPA Headquarters
Phone: (202) 232-6300
Email: press@ahepa.org

Thermopylae-Awards-Scholarships-07-620x348The AHEPA Educational Foundation Presents
Programs for Students 2015

2015 Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 31, 2015

The new 2015 AHEPA Educational Foundation scholarship application is now available online! Last year, the AHEPA family awarded over $1 million in combined scholarships. The deadline for the scholarship application is March 31, 2015.  Download your application!

AHEPA/Stavros Niarchos Journey to Greece Program
Deadline: March 31, 2015

The 2015 AHEPA/Stavros Niarchos Educational Journey to Greece will be taking place from June 26th – July 27th, and is now accepting applications. Since 1968. AHEPA has sent thousands of Greek American youth to Greece with this program. The program offers students the opportunity to transfer up to six college credits and to introduce them to the beauty of Greece. Applications must be received by March 31, 2015, Download your application here!

AHEPA/Deree Semester Abroad

AHEPA has partnered with Deree, The American College of Greece, to offer AHEPA students a qualified college semester abroad. Our special discount price for transferable credits, fall or spring semester.
$9,347, including housing, per semester
$7,528, including housing, summer term – 8 weeks
$3,764, including housing, summer session – 4 weeks

If interested please send your contact info to: deree@ahepa.org

AHEPA/Pan Hellenic Scholarship Foundation

The AHEPA has partnered with the Pan Hellenic Scholarship Foundation to offer two spots in the Hellenic Birthright Program. Two lucky AHEPA family members will experience a unique educational and cultural opportunity. Students between the ages of 18 to 25, with limited financial means, who have NEVER been to Greece, may apply. The dates of this program are June 19 – July 19. Those students who are accepted will be required to purchase airfare only, all other expenses will be covered.

If interested please email your name and contact info to: PanHellenic@ahepa.org

AHEPA/NHS Heritage Greece Program
Deadline: March 27, 2015

AHEPA has partnered with the National Hellenic Society to offer our youth a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore Greek heritage, culture, and identity with a peer group of students from the United States and Greece. Candidates will be selected to receive this gift from AHEPA and the National Hellenic Society if they meet the following criteria:

They are currently enrolled undergraduate college students of Greek American descent.
Between the ages of 18 & 26.
Have never been, or seldom go to Greece.
GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The program runs from June 11th – June 18th and has an application deadline of March 27, 2015.
If interested in applying to this program, please send contact info to: NHS@ahepa.org

AHEPAcademy
Deadline: March 1, 2015

AHEPAcademy is a leadership and professional development program that identifies, educates, inspires, mentors, advances, and networks exceptional Greek-American high school students as they progress through their high school, college, graduate and professional careers. AHEPAcademy provides instruction and inspiration by prominent Greek-American and Philhellene instructors from the academic, professional, and public service fields across the United States.

AHEPAcademy is looking for exceptional Greek-American high school juniors during the 2014-2015 school year with top grades (minimum 3.5/4.0 GPA or equivalent or Top 10% of Class), who exemplify scholarship, leadership, character, participation in extracurricular activities, community service, and involvement in the Greek-American community to apply for selection to this summer’s AHEPAcademy on Campus program. Applications for AHEPAcademy are now available on www.AHEPAcademy.com. The early action deadline for submission of completed applications to AHEPAcademy is March 1, 2015.

Please contact AHEPAcademy and your local AHEPA Chapter as soon as possible to indicate your interest in applying for the program and regarding your eligibility to receive a scholarship from your local AHEPA Chapter for your participation in the AHEPAcademy on Campus program.  For detailed information and application please visit: AHEPAcademy

AHEPA/Aristotelian University Greek Immersion Elective
Deadline: March 1, 2015

Greek-American and Philhellene University Professor Dr. Dean Lomis, working in concert with the instructors from Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, have reached an agreement with the AHEPA Educational Foundation to provide a unique and masterful program on Greek as an elective language course towards college credit. This summer all Greek American students wishing to take up to 6 elective college credits can choose to take this unique class in Thessaloniki. The University sponsors the classes and additional course work, for an AHEPA discounted 600 Euro. All meals and housing is the responsibility of the student. Deadline is March 1, 2015, interested individuals please email name and contact info to: Aristotelian@ahepa.org