HELLENIC STUDIES SCHOLARSHIPS

by Miltos, June 28, 2012

Hellenic Studies scholarships  – The Hellenic Studies Program offers two scholarships to students currently enrolled full-time at Sac State.  The Senator Nicholas Petris Scholarship is given to undergraduates who are pursuing Hellenic Studies and offers awards of up to $2,000.00.  The Constantine Mitsotakis Scholarship is a second scholarship that will be open to both undergraduate and graduate students who have shown especial promise and academic excellence.

 

2015-2016 PETRIS SCHOLARSHIP

Senator Nicholas C. Petris is a civic and political leader who was dedicated to supporting public education, and he was the first California State legislator of Greek descent. In honor of Senator Petris, the Sacramento State Hellenic Studies Program will be granting several scholarships to outstanding undergraduates who have completed at least one course that is part of the Hellenic Studies Minor and are currently enrolled full-time on campus.

The minimum scholarship amount to be awarded is $1,000

Application deadline: April 08, 2016

Criteria:

  • Open to any undergraduate major
  • Minimum overall GPA: 2.75
  • Currently enrolled full-time on campus
  • At least one course taken from Hellenic Studies minor (need not be declared minor to apply; for list of courses see URL below)

All applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. Transcript of grades at Sacramento State and/or community college (unofficial copy acceptable).
  2. List of courses you have taken which are part of the Hellenic Studies Minor, with grades.
  3. An essay of two double-spaced pages responding to the following: ‘After reflecting on your university coursework, travels, and/or cultural experiences, explain how Hellenic Studies has contributed and will contribute to your academic and professional development.’
  4. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member.
  • All applications should be sent to:

Dr. Katerina Lagos, Director
Hellenic Studies Program
History Department
Tahoe Hall 3089
6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6059

The minimum scholarship to be awarded is $1,000. The application deadline is April 8, 2016.
For further information concerning the Petris Scholarships and/or the Hellenic Studies Minor, please go to:
http://www.csus.edu/hist/centers/hellenic_minor.html

or contact Dr. Lagos
at: klagos@csus.edu or (916) 278-7103

Click on the link to download a pdf copy of the 2015-2016 Patris scholarship requirements

2012-2013 PETRIS SCHOLARSHIP

Senator Nicholas C. Petris is a civic and political leader who was dedicated to supporting public education, and he was the first California State legislator of Greek descent. In honor of Senator Petris, the Sacramento State Hellenic Studies Program will be granting several scholarships to outstanding undergraduates who have completed at least one course that is part of the Hellenic Studies Minor and are currently enrolled full-time on campus.

Criteria:

  • Open to any undergraduate major
  • Minimum overall GPA: 2.75
  • Currently enrolled full-time on campus
  • At least one course taken from Hellenic Studies minor (need not be de-clared minor to apply; for list of courses see URL below)

All applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. Transcript of grades at Sacramento State (unofficial copy acceptable).
  2. List of courses taken which are part of the Hellenic Studies Minor.
  3. A statement of maximum two pages responding to the following:
    In what way has Hellenic Studies contributed to your education?
  4. One letter of recommendation.

Important information about the Petris S

  • The minimum scholarship to be awarded is $1,000.
  • The application deadline is April 16, 2012.
  • All applications should be sent to:

Dr. Nikolaos Lazaridis
6000 J Street
History Department-Tahoe Hall #3091
Sacramento, CA 95819-6059

2011-2012 Petris Scholarship Awardees

  1. John Farley
  2. Ashley Franklin
  3. Tori Horton
  4. Haylee Lederer
  5. Dean Sault

2012-2013 MITSOTAKIS  SCHOLARSHIP

More information to follow regarding The Constantine Mitsotakis Scholarship, an additional scholarship that will be open to both undergraduate and graduate students who have shown especial promise and academic excellence.

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