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Oxi Day College Scholarships on “Philotimo”

WASHINGTON — Once again, The Washington Oxi Day Foundation will offer college scholarships to five Greek-American students (Grades 6-12) who best describe the concept of “philotimo.”

  • First Place: $4,000 scholarship and an invitation to participate in the Foundation’s 11th Annual Oxi Courage and Service Awards on October 28.
  • Second Place: $2,000 scholarship (awarded to two students) 
  • Third Place: $1,000 scholarship (awarded to two students)

To apply students should:

1. Watch the Foundation’s video ‘The Greek Secret’ on the subject of philotimo at https://www.oxidayfoundation.org/philotimo/the-greek-secret/

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 the website portal at https://oxidayfoundation.org/philotimo/scholarship-competition/ or via email at info@oxidayfoundation.org by Friday, October 15.

Source: goarch.org

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