George A. Boukedes Scholarship is
awarded to the children of members of AHEPA Palmetto Chapter 284.
It is named to honor George A. Boukedes, who started the Palmetto
Chapter 284 Golf Tournament thirty years ago. In 2004, 11
recipients each received $1000.00 towards their college educational
expenses. Funding comes from the annual Palmetto Chapter 284
Golf Tournament, donations, and other fund raisers.
The George A. Boukedes Scholarship is administered by the AHEPA Columbia
Foundation. Children, step-children and members themselves are
eligible, as long as the member is in good standing with the
Chapter or the Daughters Of Penelope.
Award determinations are made every
calendar year, so individuals
must apply each year. After enrollment verification a check is
written to the school and student. Applications are accepted from
June 1st to August 31st every calendar year. The Scholarships
will be awarded in December of that same calendar year.
Daniel Kavadas Scholarship is awarded
annually based on academic achievement, need and philanthropic
activities. Started in 1972, it is named to honor dentist and
retired US Army Colonel, Dr. Daniel S. Kavadas. Along with his
duties as Chief Medical Officer for Fort Jackson, Dr. Kavadas was
dedicated to Palmetto Chapter 284 and the education of young people.
Two $1000 scholarships are awarded each year to two High School
Seniors for excellence and excellence with need. Individuals
must submit a report from a teacher and record of grades with their
application. Applications are accepted from June 1st
to August 31st of every calendar year. The Scholarships will be
awarded in December of that same calendar year for the following
spring semester. For more information see below.
American Foundation for Greek
Language and Culture.
with the American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture (AFGLSC),
the AHEPA Palmetto Chapter 284 is in the beginning stages of
establishing the AHEPA Center for Hellenic Studies a the University
of South Carolina. The Center will assist in promoting the study of
Hellenism at USC through the many academic fields that define Greek
society and culture.
George A. Boukedes Scholarship
District scholarships are available to all students that have a
qualified Ahepa-284 sponsor. These are available to all member students who
have been excepted to college.
PLEASE READ THE
INTRODUCTION LETTER BEFORE YOU PROCEED TO THE APPLICATION
PROCESS. IF THE
APPLICATION IS NOT FILLED IN CORRECTLY IT WILL BE RETURNED, This includes
checking the box "I HAVE READ THE INTRODUCTION LETTER".
These forms require Adobe Reader if you need
program please go to link below to download
First: Print the form, fill it out and
send to the address indicated in the "Introduction Letter"
Second: The form will also allow you to
fill in your information on-line. Once this is done you
can print the form and mail it in.
may also obtain an application by calling:
Steve Bitzas -