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Northwest AHEPA Family Educational Foundation
2019 Scholarships Application

AHEPA District 22 has created and supported its own Educational Foundation since 1984.

"The 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
with tomorrow's community leaders who will continue to disseminate
the Hellenic 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 fulfill certain Qualification Criteria.
- Each Applicant must submit an Application Packet that includes a completed Scholarship Application and related documentation.
- The 2019 Application Packet must be postmarked and submitted to the Educational Foundation by April 1st, 2019, 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 Award Criteria will be awarded the scholarships.

Each year, 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.

Recipients are strongly encouraged to attend the award ceremony.

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Qualified for scholarship are those individuals who are eligible, and meet other qualifications.

An eligible individual is someone who:

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
Is a 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 vocational school.
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.
The number of scholarship awards have a lifetime maximum for each applicant.

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.

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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 Foundation
c/o St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
1523 South Yakima Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98405-4460

The completed Application Packet must be mailed, postmarked by APRIL 1st, 2019, otherwise will not be considered.

CHECKLIST FOR APPLICATION PACKET (All the items must be typed, except as noted.)
- This Application Form, completed and signed by the Applicant.

- Official current transcript from present school.
For Applicants 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 vocational school.
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.
A 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 number)

- Applicant's Photograph.
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.

- 2019 Scholarship application must be post marked by 4/1/2019

- All the above items must be typed, except as noted.

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the
Official 2019 AHEPA District 22 Application.

You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the attached documents.
If you do not have the program download it for free from Adobe at the following URL:


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 AWARD Criteria

The Educational Foundation uses the following award criteria:

-  Academic achievement.
-  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: mtreppiedi@comcast.net
All awards are presented at the Annual District 22 Convention, which is usually held in June.

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Year 2018-2019

Office Name Contact Info Term
CHAIR PERSON Marianthi Treppiedi mtreppiedi@comcast.net 2019
VICE CHAIR PERSON Helen McClure helenzmc@aol.com 2020
SECRETARY Neena Blackwell neena.blackwell@yahoo.com 2018
TREASURER Zach Karanasos zaxapiask@gmail.com 2020
BOARD MEMBER Andy Evancho andy.evancho@gmail.com 2018
BOARD MEMBER John Kouklis john@kouklis.org 2019
BOARD MEMBER Mary Pazeotopoulos mpazeotopoulos@yahoo.com 2020
BOARD MEMBER John Skourtes skourtes@aol.com 2018
BOARD MEMBER Chris Economou ceconomou81@yahoo.com 2019
AHEPA DISTRICT GOVERNOR Thomas Spathas thomas@spathas.com  
DOP DISTRICT GOVERNOR Robbie Jackson rojack@juno.com  

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