Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
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Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas
2008-2009 Paleologos Graduate Scholarship and Katrina John Malta Scholarship Applications Available!
Applications for the 2008-2009 academic year are available for the new graduate scholarship program established in 2007 by Peter and Elli Malta Paleologos and administered by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. For the second year this fund is offering assistance to students enrolled in professional graduate studies leading to graduate, non-theological degrees. At least one scholarship of $10,000 per academic year will be awarded to help graduate students defray the costs of tuition, room and board, and other expenses related to obtaining a degree.
Candidates must be Orthodox Christian students within a jurisdiction of SCOBA (Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas), U.S. citizens (or permanent residents) and either beginning their graduate studies or continuing their graduate studies in the 2008-2009 academic year. Students receiving a full scholarship from any other source or a partial scholarship exceeding fifty percent (50%) of their tuition are ineligible.
Candidates must submit a completed application form to the Scholarship Committee together with all the other items required, including a complete academic record (undergraduate and graduate), a budget and/or statement of need, a resume or Curriculum Vitae, and five (5) letters of recommendation addressing academic and religious/spiritual backgrounds. Candidates must also prepare a scholarship proposal (2-3 pages) describing how their current studies allow them to employ their talents, and how being awarded this scholarship would help them use these talents to serve the Church or community at large.
Further details and an application form are available on-line on the Archdiocese website at: http://www.goarch.org/en/archdiocese/administration/chancellor/scholarships.asp
Once the application has been filled in and all necessary documents assembled, the completed packet should be sent to the Paleologos Graduate Scholarship Fund, c/o Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, 8 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10075. The deadline for submission of all completed application packets is April 18, 2008. Incomplete packets will not be considered for the award.
Any questions should be directed to the Office of Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese at (212) 774-0513, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by letter.