April 2018 News from the Greek America Foundation View in browser
National Innovation Conference and 40 Under Forty Awards Weekend in Philadelphia, May 4-6, 2018

We proudly announce our National Innovation Conference and Forty Under 40 Awards Weekend in Philadelphia, presented by Mad Dog Technology. The weekend was created to provide a forum for dynamic speakers who have a great story to share with audiences thirsty for knowledge and networking. The day unfolds with a series of inspirational talks by noted speakers on various topics, as well as discussions and panels with opinion leaders. Our Forty Under 40 Awards reception takes place this weekend, as well.

 

This year’s events are planned in association with the National Hellenic Students Association. Temple University’s Fox School of Business is our hosting sponsor and we’re excited to introduce our conference participants to the historic and dynamic university, where the majority of our events will take place.

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Semester in Athens Scholarships for North American College Students

Two endowed scholarships for study abroad in Athens, Greece are currently open for application:

The Karmanos Semester in Athens Scholarship for study abroad was created thanks to an endowed gift to the Greek America Foundation by Pete and Danialle Karmanos. The scholarship is open to any student pursuing a bachelor’s degree full-time at one of the following Michigan public institutions of higher learning: Wayne State University, Michigan State University or the University of Michigan and covers tuition for a full semester, at DEREE- the American College of Greece for the fall semester of 2018 (up to 15 credits). To apply, click here!

 

The Tsakalos Semester in Athens Scholarship honors H&S Bakery, Inc. co-owner and philanthropist Nicholas Tsakalos and his life of generosity and service to the Greek-American community. It was established thanks to the generosity of (the late) Nicholas and Jeanne Tsakalos and with support from the members of the Baltimore-Washington Greek American community. The scholarship covers tuition for a full semester, either spring or fall, or summer session (up to 15 credits). Admission is on a rolling basis and is open to a student who lives in the Baltimore-Washington-Virginia area and is pursuing a four-year degree at one of the area’s institutions of higher learning. Apply here!

High School Volunteer Program on Lesvos for Summer 2018

Based on the success of the 2017 Service Learning program for college students, the Greek America Foundation is launching a Service Learning program for High School Students and their parents in in Lesvos, Greece for July of 2018.

The program is organized with our local partners Iliaktida, a social welfare organization that provides accomodation, protection, and services to vulnerable populations in Greece.

Our program will offer participants the opportunity to engage meaningfully with children and families under the aegis of the Iliaktida support system. Volunteers will work at a school and maternal-child health center. Learn more here.

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Libra Internship Program Winter 2019 Applications Due

Originally established in partnership with the Greek America Foundation, today the Libra Internship Program is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled at accredited colleges/universities anywhere in the world. This is a paid opportunity for driven undergraduate students to intern with the Libra Group and its 30 global subsidiaries. Opportunities are available in finance, marketing, social responsibility, accounting, human resources, hotel operations, culinary and more. Application Deadline: April 9, 2018. Mandatory Program Dates: January 21 - May 10, 2019. Apply today!

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