The “Jeanne Rosemary Georgiles Scholarship Foundation” was established in December 2005, by Mr. Dimitrios (James) Georgiles in memory of his beloved wife. Mr. Georgiles, a great benefactor of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa, passed away on August 27th, 2012; however due to his generosity this legacy continues. The foundation provides two annual scholarships of $1,000.00 each to Greek members of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa who have just entered University from High School this year. The Hellenic Community reserves the right to award less than two or no scholarships in any given year, if candidates are unable to meet the criteria established below.
Eligibility Criteria and Requirements
- must be of Greek parentage (one or both parents);
- must be Greek Orthodox and a member of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa in good standing (personal or family membership);
- must provide proof of University enrolment, for Fall 2013 in a full-time capacity;
- must provide a copy of the most recent transcript from High School;
- must provide two references (name, e-mail and phone number) to speak to their worthiness to receive this scholarship;
- must provide a 300 word essay on his/her personal goals and involvement in the Hellenic Community and/or the community at large.
Please submit the completed application form and all the items listed in the Eligibility Criteria and Requirements by January 31st, 2014 to the address indicated on the application form.