District 22 has created and
supported its own Educational Foundation since 1984.
Northwest AHEPA Family Educational
Foundation is a non-profit,
IRS-approved organization interested in promoting and assisting the
educational endeavors of AHEPA Family Students.
The Foundation awards scholarships to
students on the basis of
academic performance, community
involvement, and/or financial need.
Our contribution to the educational
advancement of our recipients will provide us
community leaders who will continue to disseminate
heritage and culture to future generations".
The Educational Foundation awards scholarships annually to members
of the AHEPA Family, and to qualified members of their families, who
- Each Applicant must submit an Application Packet that includes a
Scholarship Application and related documentation.
- The 2018 Application Packet must be postmarked and submitted to the
Educational Foundation by March
31st, 2018, or else it will not be considered.
- The Educational Foundation will accept all submitted scholarship
applications, and keep them confidential.
- Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by an independent third
party (with non Greek Community or AHEPA Family affiliation).
Applicants who best meet the
Criteria will be awarded the scholarships.
AHEPA Family District 22 elects
Foundation Board members, each member serving a 3 year term.
The Awards are presented at the Annual
AHEPA District 22 Convention, which is usually held in June.
strongly encouraged to attend the award ceremony.
Qualified for scholarship are those individuals who are eligible, and meet other qualifications.
An eligible individual is someone
Has been inducted either in AHEPA, or
in the Daughters of Penelope, or in the Sons of Pericles, or in the
Maids of Athena in any one of the Chapters of District 22, at least
one year prior to the date of applying for a scholarship; or
child of, or under legal guardianship by an Endorsing Member, who is
eligible under above paragraph.
In addition, the Applicant must
meet the following qualifications:
Be presently enrolled in either High School as a senior, or in college, graduate or technical or
Intend to attend an accredited college or
university for an undergraduate or graduate program starting in the
next school year, or vocational or technical school, for which the
scholarship would apply.
Complete all requirements of the
application process, as indicated on the application form.
number of scholarship awards have a lifetime maximum for each
Individuals are qualified to receive a maximum of two (2) undergraduate scholarships and one (1) graduate scholarship.
The Educational Foundation will accept all submitted scholarship applications, and keep them confidential.
The scholarship applications are reviewed by independent volunteer educators.
Applicants who meet best the award criteria will be awarded the scholarships.
The completed Scholarship
Application Form and related Documentation Packet must be mailed to:
Note the below address cannot accept Certified Mail.
Do NOT send Certified Mail - Only regular
delivery through the U.S. Postal Service will be accepted.
NW AHEPA Family Educational
c/o St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405-4460
The completed Application Packet must be mailed, postmarked by MARCH 31, 2018, otherwise will not be
CHECKLIST FOR APPLICATION PACKET
(All the items
must be typed, except as noted.)
- This Application Form,
completed and signed by the Applicant.
current transcript from present school.
presently attending High School, this means the transcript for
grades 9, 10, 11 and the first half of grade 12. For all others,
this means an official transcript for all relevant work up to last
completed quarter or semester. E- Script
Transcripts will not be accepted
Current Letter of Recommendation.
Provided by the
Applicant's principal, counselor, teacher, professor or employer -
Must include signature and date of author
Applicant's Current Personal Letter.
A personal letter,
either typed or hand written, where the Applicant discusses his/her
ideals, goals, and the significance of participation in school,
civic, church, community, and AHEPA Family activities. If
re-applying, one must provide a new personal letter.
Sign your personal letter.
Letter of Acceptance to college or university or technical or
For Applicants who will be attending
a different institution next year, a photocopy of the letter of
acceptance from the institution. Or check the box if you will be
attending the same institution.
- Completed and
signed AHEPA Family Eligibility Verification Form.
blank form is provided at the end of the packet. Check the
appropriate box for the following:
- Applicant is a Member in
good standing or (Include membership number)
- Applicant is
related to Endorsing Member in good standing. (Include membership
Applicant’s recent photograph,
suitable for publication. Please try for a size 2" x 2",
"half-tone". Please write name of Applicant on back of photograph.
Photographs will not be returned.
2018 Scholarship application must be post
marked by 3/31/2018
- All the above items must be
typed, except as noted.
The 2018 Scholarship Application deadline has passed and applications are no longer being accepted for 2018. The 2019 application will be posted in January 2019.
The Educational Foundation uses the
following award criteria:
School activities, Honors and Awards.
AHEPA Family, Greek Community and other Civic Activities.
Financial need, only for those who desire to be considered as such,
and complete the supplemental application form.
For all other questions, call Chairman (Marianthi Treppiedi) (509)
879-7415 or Email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
All awards are presented at the Annual District 22 Convention, which
is usually held in June.