Deree–ACG Peers


The Study Abroad Office is now accepting applications from Deree – The American College of Greece students for Heritage Greece 2017!

Heritage Greece is an educational program designed to enable Greek-American college students to immerse themselves in the Greek language and culture while connecting with their Greek ancestry. For Deree – The American College of Greece students, this program is an opportunity to view ethnic identity from the perspective of Greek-American peers and facilitate their interactions with the Greek community.

This year’s program dates are: June 10 – June 25, 2017

You will have the opportunity to learn with and from Greek-American participants while:

  • Visiting urban Athenian life and helping Greek-American students communicate in authentic situations
  • Touring important archaeological and cultural sites
  • Experiencing rural life in a traditional island village

This exciting complimentary program includes:

  • A comprehensive educational and cultural itinerary
  • Meals and transportation
  • Numerous field trips to urban and cultural sites

In addition, the Deree – The American College of Greece students selected to participate will receive a 1,000 scholarship for outbound study abroad to one of our exchange universities upon successful completion of the program. Please note that Deree – The American College of Greece students who have participated in previous Heritage Greece programs are welcome to apply again; however, the scholarship will not be re-offered to these students, as there is only one scholarship available per student.

Deadline for application submission is March 15, 2017.

This unique program has been developed by the National Hellenic Society and is hosted by Deree – The American College of Greece.

To be considered for Heritage Greece, please complete the
Heritage Greece 2017 Application for Deree – The American College of Greece students and e-mail it to or print it out and drop it off in person at the Office of Student Affairs, located the Main Corridor, between 9am- 5pm weekdays.

For more information, please e-mail or call 210 600 9800 ext. 1029.