AGAPW Announces Scholarship Recipient and Extended Deadline

NEW YORK – AGAPW, the Association of Greek American Professional Women announced on June 16 that Vasiliki Bayiokos is the recipient of this year’s Amalia Colombos Excellence Tuition Scholarship in STEM.

AGAPW also announced that they are now accepting applications for the Katerina Navab Excellence Tuition Scholarship in Humanities with the deadline extended to June 30.

The annual gala will be rescheduled later in the year as conditions allow.

The text of the announcement follows:

Congratulations to Ms. Vasiliki Bayiokos our well-deserving and inspiring 2020 “Amalia Colombos Excellence Tuition Scholarship” awardee!

We are now accepting applications for:

The Katerina Navab Excellence Tuition Scholarship on Humanities

The scholarship offers $1,500 annually and is awarded to a female student of Greek descent enrolled in a four year accredited Bachelor’s program in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Selection criteria are based on academic excellence, contribution to the community, and financial need. The applicant must submit a personal statement, a financial statement, and university documents indicating status of enrollment and grades.

The applications deadline has currently been extended to June 30th, 2020.

For further questions on applying for the scholarship or offering to donate to our scholarship fund, please contact Dr. Pannie Trifillis at [email protected]

A special Thank You to our scholarship committee members:

The Katerina Navab Excellence Tuition Scholarship in Humanities Committee:

Dr. Sophia Catsambis

Dr. Maria Kaliambou

Ms. Effie Lekas

Dr. Katherine Schwab

Dr. Liana Theodoratou – Committee Chair

The Amalia Colombos Excellence Tuition Scholarship in STEM Committee:

Dr. Eliana Antoniou

Dr. Vassiliki Karantza

Dr. Athena Petropulu

Dr. Anastasia Romanou

Dr. Pannie Trifillis – Committee Chair

A special Thank You to our sponsors:

— Benefactors —

Dr. Olga Alexakos

Mr. Nicholas Colombos and Mrs. Alexandra Colombos

Dr. Aphrodite Désirée Navab

Mrs. Katerina Navab

Dr. Pannie Trifillis

— Supporters —

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AGAPW is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, charitable and educational organization under Section 402 of the Non-for-Profit Corporation Law of the State of New York. It was founded in New York City in March of 2010 and it is an independent organization, started by and run by women on a volunteer, pro bono basis. The organization is seeking to expand career opportunities and promote community and leadership building among Greek-American professional women by forging collaborations among ourselves and establishing partnerships with other organizations inside and outside the Greek-American community. 

More information about AGAPW is available online: www.agapw.org.

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