Deree–ACG Peers

The Office of International Student Services is now accepting applications from Deree – The American College of Greece students for the 2020 Heritage Greece Program!

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

This year’s Program will take place in two sessions, as follows:

Session I: June 6 – 21, 2020
Session II: July 11-26, 2020 

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

  • Visiting urban Athenian life and helping Canadian and American college students communicate in authentic situations
  • Touring important archaeological and cultural sites
  • Experiencing rural life in a traditional  village
  • Developing team leadership and organizational skills

Participants in this exciting program receive a €1,000 scholarship towards tuition for outbound study abroad to one of our exchange universities, in addition to the following:

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

Kindly note, that in order to participate, ACG Peers must be fluent Greek speakers. Deree students who have participated in previous Heritage Greece sessions 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.

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 the Heritage Greece Program, please complete the 2020 Heritage Greece Program Application for Deree – The American College of Greece students and along with your CV e-mail it to [email protected], or print it out and drop it off in person at the Office of International Student Services on weekdays between 9:00 – 17:00.

Admissions Deadline Extended to: January 31, 2020

For more information, please e-mail [email protected], or call 210 600 9800 ext. 1028.