Scholarship Recipients Bring Pride and Honor as 2014 Brightest Scholars Exciting Year Ahead for the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation

 September 9, 2014

Scholarship Recipients Bring Pride and Honor as 2014 Brightest Scholars

Exciting Year Ahead for the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation

2014 Awards Ceremony and Gala Recap

With close to 500 supporters in attendance, the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation recognized the outstanding academic accomplishments of 40 exceptional Greek American undergraduates at the 2014 Gala held in the International Ballroom of the Hilton Chicago on Saturday, June 14, 2014. A total of $250,000 in scholarship awards were presented to recipients from across the country, attending such prestigious universities as Stanford, Dartmouth, MIT, Johns Hopkins and the University of Chicago. All Scholarship Award Recipients and biographies are listed on our website. Click here to read the full story.


A Message from Our Chairman – Live, Learn, Lead

Chris P. Tomaras founded the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation to ensure that Greek American Youth had the means to pursue a higher education, inspiring them to do better and become significant achievers in our society. The Foundation was based on the pursuit and preservation of Hellenic values, knowledge and excellence – and to date has awarded $2 million to 264 Greek American undergraduates. Click here to read our Chairman’s message.


2014 Paradigm Award Recipient Delivers Inspirational Words at Awards Gala

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation was proud to honor James D. Speros with its 2014 Paradigm Award. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer at Fidelity Investments. Mr. Speros exemplifies the meaning of paradigma, and learned the importance of bringing pride and honor to one’s name from his parents. Read More

New Partnership Announced with the American College of Greece – Deree
The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation is proud to announce an exclusive study abroad scholarship to all of its past and present award recipients from the prestigious American College of Greece (DEREE-ACG), designed specifically for the Foundation. If you are a past PanHellenic Scholarship Award Recipient and would like to participate in this exclusive initiative, please call 312-357-6432 or for more information Read More
The 2014/15 PanHellenic Application is Here!

Could you or someone you know use $10,000 toward a higher education?  We are pleased to announce that our 2014/15 scholarship application is now available for eligible students.  Submission deadline is January 31, 2015.  Click here to download the application or call 312-357-6432 for more information.



Our next Awards Ceremony & Gala will take place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Hilton Chicago where we will again award $250,000 to outstanding Greek American undergraduates. We hope to see you there!


Your Meaningful Support Continues to Provide Life-Changing Opportunities

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation expresses its gratitude to all our faithful donors. A special thank you to those who took part in The Chairman’s Challenge initiative, which provided the opportunity to double the value of each donor’s contribution over $1,000.We are grateful to the following donors for providing meaningful financial support to the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation and its mission:

Premier Benefactors: $10,000+

Ms. Helen Tomaras Astin, The Nicholas J. and Anna K. Bouras Foundation, Dimitri & Eleni Bousis & Family, The Robert & Violetta Buhler Family, Tassos F. Chronopoulos Family, The Jaharis Family, Mr.&Mrs. George Marcus, Drs. A. Tom & Katherine Petropulos, and the Dr. George Skarpathiotis Family.


Grand Benefactors: $5,000+

Steve & Sophia Balourdos Family, Mr.&Mrs. George Dovellos, Hellenic American Musicians Association, Christ Panos Foods Corporation, Panton Eye Center, and Mr.&Mrs. Andreas Proimos.


Click here for a complete list of all donors.


Want to Learn More?

Click here for our full newsletter – where you can read a special message from our Executive Director, a Q&A with our event Master of Ceremonies, moving quotes from our scholarship recipients, and the Scholar Spotlight section, where we highlight previous PanHellenic Scholars and see what great things they are up to today.


All photos from the 2014 Awards Gala are available on our website in the “Photos” section. To view and download event photos please click here.