New York, NY The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has awarded five scholarships for the academic year 2001-02 through the George and Naouma Gioles Scholarship Program. A total of $7,500 was given to the following recipients who are pursuing undergraduate degrees at major colleges and universities in America: Demetrios Costoyiannis of New Rochelle, NY; Eleni Kerasoglou of New Port Richey, FL; Jamie Panas of Neptune, NJ; Alice Marie Shukla of Farmington Hills, MI; and Jason M. Tifone of Rochester, NY. These five individuals were chosen by the Scholarship Committee from applications submitted by Greek Orthodox young men and women from throughout the Archdiocese.
The Gioles Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 with a generous gift in memory of George and Naouma Gioles. At least three scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to Greek Orthodox high school seniors or college students who are committed to serious study in a degree earning undergraduate program at an accredited college or university. Applicants are asked to provide transcripts of previous academic work, letters of recommendation, and evidence of financial need. Applications and guidelines for the 2002-03 academic year will be available from the Office of the Chancellor, 10 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10021, after January 1, 2002, with an application deadline of April 1st.