American Hellenic Council Announces 2018 Scholarship Awards

Dr. Eftychios 'Van' Vlahakis
The late Dr. Eftychios ‘Van’ Vlahakis, founder of Earth Friendly Products


The American Hellenic Council (AHC) has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Awards.

The deadline for applicants is January 31, 2018, while the winners will be announced at the AHC annual awards gala on March 31, 2018.

The three prizes to be awarded to deserving students include:
* The Aris Anagnos $1,500 Scholarship
* The Dr. & Mrs. Kallins $1,000 scholarship
* The Van Vlahakis Family $1,000 scholarship

Named in honor of three of the Council’s founders and generous supporters, the scholarships are designed to recognize outstanding Greek-American university students who have the required academic accomplishments, and a proven record of participation in community affairs.

“The purpose of these scholarships is to reward the students for their exemplary academic accomplishments, engage the next generation of Greek-Americans in Southern California with the American Hellenic Council and its mission, and encourage their generation to become ambassadors of Hellenism,” said AHC in a statement.

See the eligibility details below:

In order to be eligible to apply the applicant must:
A. be a resident of Southern California – specifically residing anywhere within the northern limits of Santa Barbara to the southern limits of San Diego and within the eastern limits of Palm Springs.
B. be an undergraduate student (sophomore, junior or senior) currently enrolled, full time, in an accredited College or University, and who will be fully enrolled during the 2018/2019 academic year.
C. must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, (maximum 4.0 scale)
D. the applicant or a member of his/her immediate family must be a paying member of the American Hellenic Council or become one.

Previous winners of AHC’s scholarships are not eligible. Apply here. 




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