40 awards will be given to this year’s best and brightest Greek American students.
Chicago, IL.- The Academic Committee of the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation finalized the selection of the 40 scholarship recipients to be presented at the Foundations’ 2010 Awards Ceremony and Gala. All recipients were first notified by the Foundation and they will be announced publicly for the first time at the event. This year, the number of applications received exceeded the previous years’ numbers with applicants carrying GPA’s much higher than the Foundation’s minimum requirement of 3.5.
The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation continues on with its mission and provides an opportunity to these young students to complete their undergraduate studies by offering twenty (20) $10,000 Grant Awards based on financial need and twenty (20) $2,500 Merit Awards, a total of $250,000 annually. “We are happy to support these scholars and we look to them to become tomorrow’ engaged citizens and community leaders,” said Chris P. Tomaras, Chairman of the Foundation.
2010 PARADIGM AWARD RECIPIENT
The 2010 Paradigm Award will be given to Frances Frangos Townsend. She is the former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush and is a frequent CNN National Security Contributor. Ms. Townsend regularly appears on network and cable television as a counterterrorism, national and homeland security expert.
2010 AWARDS GALA – HILTON CHICAGO
This year’s annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony and Gala will take place on Saturday, November 13 at the Hilton Chicago. Lou Canellis, three-time Emmy Award Winner, will emcee the annual Gala this year. Entertainment will be provided by the Chris Sarlas Orchestra with a special appearance by Lexy and Stephany Prodromos. Please call the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation at 312.357.6432 to make your reservations and be part of this special evening.
EVERY DONATION COUNTS TOWARDS AN EDUCATION
If you are not able to attend our event please consider making a donation. Your help will make a difference in a student’s future. Please make your check payable to PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation and mail to 17 N. Wabash Ave., Ste. 600, Chicago, IL 60602. Donations can also be made securely online at www.panhellenicscholarships.org.