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2015-16 Scholarships

Scholarship Awards for the 2015-16
Academic Year

The Scholarship Awards Committee is very pleased to announce the 2015-2016 HUC Scholarship recipients.

GRADUATE
    • 1. Vasiliki Triantafillou
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    • Dr. Nicholas Padis Memorial Graduate Scholarship
    • 2. Andromachi Trivellas
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    • Dr. Peter A. Theodos Memorial Graduate Scholarship
    • 3. Simone Milaresis
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    • Dr. Maria G. Hetos Graduate Scholarship
UNDERGRADUATE
    • 1. Sophia Economou
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    • Dr. Michael Dorizas Memorial Scholarship
    • 2. Roman Papademetriou
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    • Founders Scholarship
    • 3. Tim Yannopoulos
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    • PaideiaScholarship
    • 4. Nicholas Peters
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    • ChristopherDemetris Memorial Scholarship
    • 5. Jason Demetris
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    • Goldie S. Vastardis Memorial Scholarship
    • 6. Natalie Koch
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    • George C. Liacouras Memorial Scholarship
    • 7. Spiro Kokolis
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    • DimitriJ. Ververelli Memorial Scholarship
    • 8. Anthony Serlis
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    • Theresa A. Chletcos Memorial Scholarship
    • 9. Jonathan Antonakakis
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    • Cyprus Society Scholarship
    • 10. Alexandra Coste
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    • Chios Liberation Memorial Scholarship
    • 11. Jonathan Paras
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    • Chios Society “Koraes” Scholarship

Congratulations to this outstanding group of young scholars!

HELLENIC UNIVERSITY CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF GREEK DESCENT OR DECLARED MAJORS IN GREEK STUDIES

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

These scholarships will be awarded to students with outstanding academic qualifications and financial need. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree program at an accredited four-year college or university, or they must be high school seniors accepted for enrollment in such a degree program. Please note that some scholarships have special eligibility requirements.

Dr. Michael Dorizas Memorial Scholarship, honoring the late Dr. Michael Dorizas, a widely respected educator, lecturer and athlete. $3,000

Founders Scholarship, honoring the deceased founders of the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia. $3,000

Christopher Demetris Memorial Scholarship, given by Mrs. Olga Demetris and the late Jack Demetris in memory of their infant son. Offered to a qualified student who is of the Eastern Orthodox faith. Primary consideration is given to qualified applicants pursuing a career in teaching. $1,500

Dimitri J. Ververelli Memorial Scholarship for Architecture and/or Engineering, offered to a qualified student pursuing a degree in the field of Architecture or Engineering. This scholarship was established by Mrs. Anastasia Ververelli to honor her husband, Dimitri J. Ververelli, a past president of the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia.$2,000

George C. Liacouras Memorial Scholarship, offered to a qualified student pursuing an undergraduate degree at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Established by Mrs. Effie Liacouras, this scholarship honors her husband, George C. Liacouras. $5,000

Theresa A. Chletcos Memorial Scholarship, offered to a qualified student pursuing an undergraduate degree in the field of education. Established in 2013, this award honors past president and founding member, Theresa A. Chletcos. This scholarship was funded through a bequest of Theresa A. Chletcos and her friends and family.$2,000

These scholarships will be awarded to students with outstanding academic qualifications. They do not require financial information. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree program at an accredited four-year college or university, or they must be high school seniors accepted for enrollment in such a degree program. Please note that some scholarships have special eligibility requirements.

Paideia Scholarship, a merit scholarship awarded to the child of a Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia member. Parent(s) must be current members in good standing for at least 3 years. $3,000

Goldie S. Vastardis Memorial Scholarship, funded by a grant from Mr. Louis Vastardis in memory of his wife. This merit scholarship is awarded to a student whose parents or grandparents are stewards in good standing of St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church, Broomall, PA. $2,000

Cyprus Society Scholarship, offered by the Cyprus Society of Greater Philadelphia to a student whose family are members in good standing of the Cyprus Society for the past 3 years. $2,000

Chios Liberation Memorial Scholarship,offered by the Chios Society of Philadelphia to students of Chian descent in memory of all those who gave their lives for the liberation of Chios. $2,000

Chios Society of Philadelphia ‘Koraes” Scholarship, offered to students of Chian descent, in memory and honor of past and present leaders and members of the Chios Society of Philadelphia. $2,000

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Dr. Nicholas Padis Memorial Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to a qualifying senior undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a graduate degree full-time at an accredited university or professional school. Academic excellence is the primary consideration for this scholarship. Established in 1986, this annual award honors Philadelphia physician, first president and founding member of the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia, Dr. Nicholas Padis.

Dr. Peter A. Theodos Memorial Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded to a senior undergraduate or graduate student with financial need pursuing studies leading to a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree. Established in 1988, this annual award honors Philadelphia physician, past president and founding member of the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia, Dr. Peter A. Theodos. This scholarship is funded by Mrs. Peter A. Theodos.

Nicholas S. Hetos, DDS, Memorial Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to a senior undergraduate or graduate student with financial need pursuing studies leading to a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree. Established in 2001, this annual award honors Dr. Nicholas S. Hetos, Philadelphia dentist, past president and founding member of the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia. This scholarship is funded by Dr. Maria G. Hetos.

John S. Manos, Esq., Memorial Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to a senior undergraduate or graduate student with financial need pursuing studies leading to a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree. Established in 2009, this annual award honors John Stanley Manos, Esq., Philadelphia lawyer and long-time member of the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia. This scholarship is funded by friends and the family of John S. Manos.

Maria Galanos Hetos Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to a senior undergraduate or graduate student of Greek descent, with financial need, pursuing studies leading to a Graduate Degree in the field of education or education-related studies. The recipient must matriculate in a graduate program of a nationally accredited university or college that has been conferring degrees since 1936, the year the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia was founded. Established in 2011, this annual award is funded by Maria G. Hetos, EdD, past president and wife of past president and founding member, Nicholas S. Hetos, DDS.

Applicants (Graduate and Undergraduate) must be of Greek descent, U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery or Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester or Salem Counties in New Jersey.

Students who are declared majors in Greek Studies may also apply, regardless of their heritage.

Application and all supporting documents must be received by Friday, April 3, 2015

Applications for these scholarships are available through our website www.hucphila.org or by writing to: Scholarship Chair, Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia, P.O. Box 42199, Philadelphia, PA 19101- 2199