Funding Opportunities

Hellenic Heritage Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships at York University

Students completing courses that are part of the Hellenic Studies Program are eligible for a number of Hellenic Heritage Foundation Scholarships:

The Chris Tarnaris Memorial Scholarship
The Jimmy the Greek Scholarship
The Olympia and Spyros Thomas Scholarship
The John Alexopoulos Memorial Scholarship
The Dagonas Family Scholarship

Criteria: Available to continuing students, studying modern Greek history, language or literature, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (A). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Dr Dimitrios Oreopoulos Undergraduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies:
Criteria: Available to a continuing undergraduate student with the best written assignment in any Greek history course (ancient or modern) in Hellenic Studies with a preference for work submitted in courses in Modern Greek history. Students must have a minimum GPA of 7.5. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Justice Andromache Karakatsanis Undergraduate Scholarship
Criteria: Available to a continuing undergraduate student with the best written assignment in any Greek language or literature course (ancient or modern) in Hellenic Studies with a preference for work submitted in courses in Modern Greek language and literature. Students must have a minimum GPA of 7.5. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS

Hellenic Heritage Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Modern Greek History
Hellenic Heritage Foundation Graduate Fellowship 2010 in Modern Greek History

Criteria: Available to a student in the Graduate Program in History, specializing in Modern Greek History. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Hellenic Heritage Foundation International Graduate Fellowship

Criteria: Available to an International Masters or PhD student enrolled in the Graduate Program in History, specializing in Modern Greek History. The recipient must meet the program language requirements and be fluent in both written and oral English and Modern Greek, and must demonstrate financial need. If there are no eligible international applicants, eligible students from Canada will be considered.

If awarded to an MA student, the Fellowship will be available to the recipient for one year. If awarded to a PhD student, the Fellowship will be renewable to the recipient for up to five (5) years.

For more information contact: dghist@yorku.ca or Sakis Gekas (agekas@yorku.ca)

Application Process

All students entering the Graduate Program in History will be considered for this award through the Admissions process to their program of study, and will include the Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair in Modern Greek History.

The application process requires program nomination. Applicants will be considered for this Fellowship by submitting a nomination package with the following:

  • statement of research
  • CV
  • Transcripts (supplied by graduate program from the applicants Admission file)
  • letter of reference
  • confirmation of financial need using the Student Financial Profile as found: http://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp/
  • letter of nomination (supplied by the Graduate Program Director)

Applicants to graduate studies at York University should contact their graduate program office to indicate their interest in being considered before March 15 in the year in which they are applying to the program for admission. Continuing students should contact their graduate program office to indicate their interest in being considered before March 15 for awards that will commence in September of that year.

 

The Fellowship recipient will be chosen by a selection committee which shall include the HHF Chair in Modern Greek History.

 

For further information regarding this award may be obtained by contacting the Department of Graduate Studies History Program 2173 Vari Hall, (416)736 – 2100 extension 66976