Oxi Day Foundation Philotimo Scholarship Competition Accepting Submissions

The National Herald

Photo by Paul Morse/OXI DAY Foundation.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Oxi Day Foundation announced on September 4 its Philotimo Scholarship Competition. The Foundation is offering the following scholarships to five Greek-American students (Grades 6-12) who best describe “philotimo”:

First Place: $2,000 scholarship and an invitation to the Foundation’s October 24 black tie gala in Washington, DC, where the winner will be recognized Second Place: $1,000 scholarship (two) Third Place: $500 scholarship (two)

To apply: 1. Watch the Foundation’s video “The Greek Secret” on the subject of philotimo at 2. In 500 words, or less, answer one of the following questions:

  • What does philotimo mean to you?
  • What are some extraordinary examples of philotimo that you have seen?
  • What are some of the things you can do in your daily life to exhibit philotimo?
  • How can philotimo improve your life?
3. Submit your answer to the Foundation via email at by Friday, October 4.