The Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia proudly announced its scholarship offerings for university and college students of Greek descent or declared Greek Studies majors for the 2024-2025 academic year. The club is providing over $50,000 in scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to support both undergraduate and graduate students.

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities

Several undergraduate scholarships are available, some based on financial need and others on merit. Need-based scholarships include the $5,000 Dr. Michael Dorizas Memorial Scholarship, the $5,000 Founders Scholarship, the $3,000 Dimitri J. Ververelli Memorial Scholarship for Architecture/Engineering, the $5,000 George C. Liacouras Memorial Scholarship for Wharton School students, the $2,000 Theresa A. Chletcos Memorial Scholarship for Education majors, and the $2,000 Goldie S. Vastardis Memorial Scholarship for St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church members.

Merit-based undergraduate scholarships with no financial need requirements are the $5,000 Paideia Scholarship for children of club members and the $2,500 Cyprus Society Scholarship for students whose families are members of the Cyprus Society.

Graduate Scholarship Opportunities

Graduate students can apply for the $5,000 Dr. Nicholas Padis Memorial Scholarship awarded solely on academic excellence. Those demonstrating financial need may qualify for scholarships like the $2,000 John S. Manos Memorial Scholarship for law students, the $1,500 Dr. Peter A. Theodos Memorial Scholarship for medical students, the $5,000 Nicholas S. Hetos and Maria Galanos Hetos Memorial Scholarship for dental and education students, and the $10,000 Kathleen and Nicholas Fisfis Scholarship for STEM/medical fields.

Special Eligibility Requirements

Some undergraduate and graduate scholarships have special requirements beyond Greek ancestry and geography. Examples include being a member or child of a member of certain Greek organizations, pursuing a specific degree, or attending a particular university. The Chios Society of Philadelphia “Koraes” Scholarship for $3,000 requires being of Chian descent.

How to Apply

Both undergraduate and graduate students must submit transcripts, standardized test scores (undergrads), letters of recommendation, a resume (grad students), essays, and financial documentation if required. Full application instructions and eligibility details can be found at All materials must be emailed to by April 1, 2024.

Geographic Eligibility

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents from the following locations:

  • Pennsylvania Counties: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia
  • New Jersey Counties: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem
  • Delaware County: New Castle

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity for scholarship support from the Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia! Students with Greek heritage or majoring in Greek Studies should review all criteria and apply by the deadline.