Scholarships for Continuing Students

Deree students may qualify for private scholarships funded by generous donors to the College (endowed and expendable scholarships) as well as from the College’s own resources (College scholarships).

Eligibility for these scholarships is based on donor-specific criteria (e.g. geographical origin, academic interest and/or performance, co-curricular activities, etc.) and other criteria set by the College. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the College and the Financial Assistance and Planning Office. Students who meet the eligibility requirements of a particular fund are not automatically entitled to a scholarship. Please note that scholarship terms, eligibility requirements and availability are subject to change.

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EXPENDABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships awarded periodically, partial tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students; priority will be given to entering students.

Intent of the Award

This expendable scholarship has been established by the A.C. Laskaridis Foundation and has a duration of one academic year.

Extent of the Award

The A.C. Laskaridis Foundation Expendable Scholarship provides tuition reduction to students majoring in Entrepreneurship Management, based on the students’ financial need and academic performance. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

For New Entering Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • Show proficiency in English (qualify to take EN1010 Introduction to Academic Writing)
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a Greek lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above
  • demonstrate financial need
  • show academic promise
  • pursue a degree in Entrepreneurship Management

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award.

For Continuing Students:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • have a CI of 3.0 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • comply with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code
  • pursue a degree in Entrepreneurship Management

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award.

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

Scholarships awarded periodically, partial tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who plan to major in Cybersecurity and Networks; priority will be given to entering students.

Intent of the Award

The OTE Group Expendable Scholarship was established in 2022 by the OTE Group to support entering or continuing degree seeking Deree students planning to major in Cybersecurity and Networks. The scholarship is awarded to students with limited financial resources and good academic standing.

Extent of the Award

The OTE Group Expendable Scholarship provides for partial tuition reduction. The scholars will continue receiving the award for up to a total of three years as long as they remain qualified and there is a sufficient balance.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, applicants must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College and pursue a degree in Cybersecurity and Networks
  • Show proficiency in English (qualify to take EN1010 Introduction to Academic Writing)
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a Greek Lyceum with a high school GPA of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • demonstrate financial need
  • show Academic Promise
  • pursue a BSc (Hons) degree in Cybersecurity and Networks

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a minimum Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.00/4.00 by the end of the first year of study (prior to the completion of the first year, the CI must be at least 2.00/4.00). The minimum CI of 3.00/4.00 must be maintained while receiving the scholarship. Finally, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • demonstrate financial need
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • pursue a BSc (Hons) degree in Cybersecurity and Networks

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.00/4.00 or better while receiving the award. Finally, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

Two or more partial scholarships awarded annually.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students.

Intent of the Award

The “Viva.com Expendable Scholarship” was established in 2023 by Viva Wallet company and are intended to provide support to Deree students pursuing a full degree in either of the following areas: Entrepreneurship Management, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity and Networks, based on academic performance and financial need.

Extent of the Award

The “Viva.com Expendable Scholarship” provides partial tuition coverage to Deree entering or continuing students. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible if he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements and there is a sufficient balance.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered, applicants must:

For New Entering Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • pursue a degree in Entrepreneurship Management/Management Information Systems/ Information Technology/ Cybersecurity and Networks
  • hold a Greek Lyceum Apolytirion with a minimum grade of 17/20 or equivalent
  • qualify to take WP1010 English course upon entrance
  • demonstrate financial need
  • show academic promise

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be registered for at least three courses (9 academic credits) per continuous semester and achieve a minimum Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study at the college. This minimum CI must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified.) Finally, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code. 

For Continuing Students:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • pursue a degree in Entrepreneurship Management, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity and Networks
  • demonstrate financial need
  • show academic promise
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be registered for at least three courses (9 academic credits) per continuous semester and maintain a minimum CI of 3.0 while receiving the scholarship the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS

Need Based

One scholarship awarded annually, 100% tuition reduction.
Open to continuing degree-seeking students only.

Intent of the Award

This endowment scholarship was established with a grant from the N. Demos Foundation, Inc. in 2000. Founded by the late Greek-American philanthropist Nicholas Demos, this Chicago-based foundation supports a range of social, cultural and educational activities in Greece. The American College of Greece has benefited from the N. Demos Foundation’s philanthropy for over 20 years.

Extent of the Award

The N. Demos Foundation Scholarship provides 100% tuition reduction and is given for one academic year to a matriculated student at the College. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible. The scholarship is meant to provide assistance to a promising student of limited financial resources attending Deree.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

  • be at least a sophomore (30 credits or more)
  • have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 2.7 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be a Greek citizen; preference will be given to students who originate from Peloponnisos or a Greek municipality outside the greater Attica region
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 2.7 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, the one demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

One scholarship awarded annually, 100% tuition reduction.
Open to continuing degree-seeking students who major in Communications.

Intent of the Award

This endowment scholarship was established with a grant from the N. Demos Foundation, Inc. in 2001. Founded by the late Greek-American philanthropist Nicholas Demos, this Chicago-based foundation supports a range of social, cultural and educational activities in Greece. The American College of Greece has benefited from the N. Demos Foundation’s philanthropy for over 20 years.

Extent of the Award

The N. Demos Foundation Scholarship provides 100% tuition reduction and is given for one academic year to a matriculated student at the College. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible. The scholarship is intended to provide assistance to a promising student of limited financial resources attending Deree.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

  • be at least a sophomore (30 credits or more) majoring in Communication
  • have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 2.7 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be a Greek citizen; preference will be given to students who originate from Peloponnisos or a Greek municipality outside the greater Attica region
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 2.7 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, the one demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

One scholarship awarded annually, 100% tuition reduction, for Management Information Systems majors.
Open to continuing degree-seeking students who major in Management Information Systems.

Intent of the Award

This endowment scholarship in memory of Christopher Gould was established by his family in 1998. After graduating from Deree, he went on to teach computer science at college level until his untimely death in 1997. The scholarship is meant to provide assistance to a promising student of limited financial resources who is majoring in Management Information Systems.

Extent of the Award

The Christopher Gould Memorial Scholarship provides 100% tuition reduction and is given for one academic year to a matriculated student at the College. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

  • be a junior or senior (60 credits or more) majoring in Management Information Systems
  • have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better
  • be recommended by the academic dean and faculty
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Cod

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, award amount based on spending policy set by the Board of Trustees.
Open to both entering and continuing Degree-seeking students; priority will be given to continuing students.

Intent of the Award

This endowment scholarship was established in 2001 through a generous gift from Dr. Ernest Kolendrianos, an American College of Greece trustee, and his wife, Andriana. Dr. Kolendrianos and his wife believe that merit scholarships awarded to full-time students demonstrating superior academic performance are an important element of a comprehensive financial aid program.

Extent of the Award

The Andriana and Ernest Kolendrianos Scholarship for Academic Excellence provides tuition reduction based on the BOT designated annual spending policy, calculated by the Business Office and reported to the Financial Aid Office.  Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements and there is a sufficient balance.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • demonstrate financial need

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 2 courses (6 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a Cumulative Index (CI ) of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, the one demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

Two scholarships awarded annually, 100% tuition reduction.
Open to continuing degree-seeking students only.

Intent of the Awards

These endowed scholarships were established in 2000 by Tom C. Korologos, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of The American College of Greece, and his children, in loving memory of Joy G. Korologos, a member and secretary of the Board, who gave generously of her time, energy and resources for the advancement of this institution. The scholarship is intended to assist Deree students of limited financial resources who have demonstrated academic promise.

Extent of the Awards

The Joy G. Korologos Scholarship provides 100% tuition reduction and is given for one academic year to a matriculated student at the College. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

  • be at least a sophomore (30 credits or more)
  • have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 2.7 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 2.7 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

One scholarship awarded annually, award amount based on spending policy set by the Board of Trustees.
Open to both entering and degree-seeking continuing students; priority will be given to continuing students who are Marketing Majors (under the School of Business) or Communication Majors (under the School of Liberal Arts) in their Junior Year (60 credits or more) and have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.5 and above.

Intent of the Award

The Petros & Ritsa Endowed Scholarship was stablished in 2014 by Nikos Koumettis (the donor) an alumnus and trustee of ACG in honor of his parents.

Extent of the Award

The Petros & Ritsa Endowed Scholarship provides tuition reduction for the duration of the student studies based on the BOT designated annual spending policy, calculated by the Business Office and reported to the Financial Aid Office.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • demonstrate financial need

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 2 courses (6 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a CI of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • have a CI of 3.0 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, award amount based on spending policy set by Board of Trustees.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students; priority will be given to continuing students who are Business Majors in their Junior or Senior year (60 credits or more) and excel in their studies.

Intent of the Award

This endowment scholarship was established in 1990 and added to over time, by the Propeller Club to support a student who has excelled in the School of Business Administration.

Extent of the Award

The Propeller Club Endowed Scholarship provides tuition reduction based on the BOT designated annual spending policy, calculated by the Business Office and reported to the Financial Assistance and Planning Office.  Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements and there is a sufficient balance.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • demonstrate financial need

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • have a CI of 3.0 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, those demonstrating the greatest financial need will be selected.

One scholarship awarded annually, award amount based on spending policy set by the Board of Trustees.
Open to continuing degree-seeking students only.

Intent of the Awards

This endowment fund was established in 2000 through an initial contribution from the Deree  Community Contribution Club. The fund is being further supported through contributions from Trustees and other individual donors as well as other Deree student clubs and societies and their philanthropic events/activities. The scholarship is given in recognition of leadership and participation in co-curricular and philanthropic activities.

Extent of the Awards

The Student Life Scholarship is given for one academic year to a matriculated student at the College. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements and there is a sufficient balance. Additional funds may be available to be awarded based on funds received during the previous fiscal year in support of the fund.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

  • have earned at least 24 credits
  • have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 2.7 or better
  • demonstrate financial need
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

Preference will be given to students who demonstrate leadership and philanthropic involvement in student government, college committees, clubs, organizations, societies, or in his/her community.

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 2.7 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Among equally qualified candidates, the Office of Financial Assistance and Planning shall make the final decision as to awards, after consulting with the Office of Student Affairs.

Merit Based

One scholarship awarded annually, 100% tuition reduction.
Open to senior degree-seeking students only (90 credits and above).

Intent of the Award

This scholarship was endowed in 2008 by Notis Mitarachi, an alumnus of the College and former President of the Deree Student Union, in loving memory of his father, Anthony Mitarachi, and in honor of his mother, Elizabeth Mitarachi. The scholarship is intended to provide assistance to a full-time student who is an exemplary College citizen and demonstrates outstanding leadership and ethos in extracurricular events and activities, while maintaining excellent academic performance.

Extent of the Award

The Anthony and Elizabeth Mitarachi Scholarship provides a 100% tuition reduction and is given for one academic year to a junior student who intends to complete his or her studies at Deree. The scholarship may be awarded in either the Fall or Spring semester.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered, the applicant must:

  • be a senior student (90 credits and above) who intends to complete his/her senior year at Deree – The American College of Greece, expected to graduate at following year’s Commencement Exercise
  • have a Cumulative Index (CI) of 2.7 or better
  • have participated extensively in the extracurricular life of the College through  college clubs, societies, athletics or student government and demonstrated leadership and ethos
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must be a full time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 2.7 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

Note: Tax Papers are not required.

One scholarship awarded annually, 35% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Art History.

Intent of the Award

This scholarship was established in 2017, in order to assist Deree Art History students. It is awarded to promising students (entering or continuing) who have demonstrated academic excellence and interest in the discipline of Art History.

Extent of the Award

The Frances Rich Art History Scholarship is given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Frances Rich Art History Scholarship, a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • interview to be arranged with the Art History Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or above by the end of the first semester of study. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 18 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • present evidence of high academic achievement in Art History courses
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Graphic Design

Intent of the Awards

This scholarship was established in 2017, in order to assist Deree Graphic Design students. It is awarded to promising students (entering or continuing), who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant talent in Graphic Design.

Extent of the Awards

The Frances Rich Graphic Design Scholarship is given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Frances Rich Graphic Design Scholarship, a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • present a portfolio of current work and participate in the scholarship call, to be arranged with the Graphic Design Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 18 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • show knowledge and understanding of the general field of Graphic Design demonstrated through academic performance
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One scholarship awarded annually, 35% tuition reduction.
Open to continuing degree-seeking students who major in Music.

Intent of the Award

This scholarship was established in 2013, in order to assist Deree Music students. It is awarded to promising students (entering or continuing), who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant musical abilities.

Extent of the Award

The Frances Rich Music Scholarship is given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for the Frances Rich Music scholarship, a student must:

  • have earned at least 27 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • have participated in the Music Society’s activities and regularly attended Music Department events, taking interest in the work of others and having a positive impact on the musical community
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One scholarship awarded annually, 35% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Theater Arts.

Intent of the Award

This scholarship was established in 2013, in order to assist Deree Theater Arts students. It is awarded to promising students (entering or continuing), who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant talent in Theater Arts.

Extent of the Award

The Frances Rich Theater Arts Scholarship is given for one academic year to students majoring in Theater Arts. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Frances Rich Theater Arts scholarship a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • present evidence of involvement in Theater Arts

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.3 or better by the end of the first semester of study.  This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 18 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.3
  • demonstrate good progress in the acquisition of theater performance and critical skills
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.3 or better. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, up to 35% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Visual Arts.

Intent of the Award

This scholarship was established in 2013, in order to assist Deree Visual Arts students. It is awarded to promising students (entering or continuing), who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant talent in Visual Arts.

Extent of the Award

The Frances Rich Visual Arts Scholarship is given for one academic year to students majoring in Visual Arts. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Frances Rich Visual Arts scholarship, a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • present a portfolio of current work and participate in scholarship call, to be arranged with Visual Arts Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credit hours or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 18 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • show knowledge of the general field of Visual Arts demonstrated through academic performance
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipient must register for at least 3 courses (9 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better. This CI (or higher) must be maintained while receiving the award, the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

COLLEGE FUNDED SCHOLARSHIPS

Merit Based

More info here.

Sound Mind & Sound Body

Athletic scholarships covering 20% of tuition fees are currently awarded to promising athletes in the following sports:

  • Women’s Volleyball
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Women’s Basketball
  • Men’s Soccer

This percentage can be added to any other scholarship the applicant qualifies for, provided that certain criteria are met.

Intent of the Awards

These scholarships offer gifted student-athletes the opportunity to participate in a highly developed sports program while simultaneously receiving a high-quality college education.

Extent of the Awards

Athletic scholarships are granted for one (1) academic year, and may be cancelled at any time if a student ceases to fulfill one or more of the aforementioned requirements. At the end of the academic year, the athletic scholarships are subject to renewal following the same procedure.

Student-athletes who are selected for athletic scholarships participate in a comprehensive athletic program under the guidance of experienced coaches with a successful track record of nurturing young talent. Practice sessions are held at Deree’s outstanding athletic facilities, which include:

  • One (1) game court and two (2) indoor basketball/volleyball courts
  • an Olympic-sized swimming pool
  • a soccer field surfaced with synthetic turf and organic, environmentally friendly cork infill
  • a six (6) lane track with tartan
  • four (4) tennis courts
  • outdoor basketball and volleyball courts
  • a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates for athletic scholarships must:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the college (for entering students)
  • be evaluated by a college committee, which will assess their athletic skills and their potential for further development
  • be eligible to play for the Deree teams
  • attend all practices, games, tournaments and events of their team
  • achieve a minimum cumulative index (CI) of 2.00 by the end of their first semester at Deree and maintain this CI while receiving the scholarship (for entering students)
  • maintain a CI of 2.0 while receiving the scholarship (for continuing students)
  • maintain a satisfactory disciplinary record
  • be registered for at least one course (3 credits or more) per continuous semester while receiving the scholarship

One or more scholarships awarded annually, up to 100% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Art History.

Intent of the Awards

These scholarships, established in 2014 to assist Deree Art History students, are awarded to entering or continuing students who have demonstrated academic excellence and interest in the discipline of Art History.

Extent of the Awards

The Art History Scholarships are given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for an Art History scholarship a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • interview to be arranged with the Art History Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.
  • For full scholarships:  be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a CI of 3.5 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 12 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • present evidence of high academic evidence in Art History courses
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).
  • For full scholarships:  be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.5 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, up to 100% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Graphic Design.

Intent of the Awards

These scholarships, established in 2015 to assist Graphic Design students, are awarded to entering or continuing students who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant abilities.

Extent of the Awards

The Graphic Design Scholarships are given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Graphic Design scholarship a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • present a portfolio of current work and participate in the scholarship call, to be arranged with the Graphic Design Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a CI of 3.5 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 12 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • show knowledge and understanding of the general field of Graphic Design demonstrated through academic performance
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.5 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, up to 100% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Music.

Intent of the Awards

These scholarships, established in 2012 to assist Deree Music students, are awarded to entering or continuing students who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant musical abilities.

Extent of the Awards

The Music Scholarships are given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Music scholarship, a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • demonstrate advanced and/or creative music performance skills; interview/audition: to be arranged with the Music Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a CI of 3.5 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 12 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • be an active member of the Music Society and regularly attend Music Department events
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and  maintain a CI of 3.5 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, up to 100% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Theater Arts.

Intent of the Awards

These scholarships were established in 2012, in order to assist Deree Theater Arts students. They are awarded to one or two promising students (entering or continuing), who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant talent in Theater Arts.

Extent of the Awards

The Theater Arts Scholarships are given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Theater Arts scholarship a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • present evidence of involvement in Theater Arts

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.3 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a CI of 3.5 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 12 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.3
  • demonstrate good progress in the acquisition of theater performance and critical skills
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.3 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.5 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.

One or more scholarships awarded annually, up to 100% tuition reduction.
Open to both entering and continuing degree-seeking students who major in Visual Arts.

Intent of the Awards

These scholarships were established in 2012, in order to assist Deree Visual Arts students. They are awarded to one or two promising students (entering or continuing), who have demonstrated both academic excellence and significant talent in Visual Arts.

Extent of the Awards

The Visual Arts Scholarships are given for one academic year. Renewal of the award to the same recipient is possible as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for a Visual Arts scholarship, a student must:

For Entering Degree-seeking Students:

  • meet all requirements for admission to the College
  • have completed his/her secondary education at a lyceum with a high school grade of 17 and above (or equivalent)
  • present a portfolio of current work and participate in the scholarship call, to be arranged with the Visual Arts Department

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a Cumulative Index (CI) of 3.0 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and achieve a CI of 3.5 or better by the end of the first semester of study. This CI should be maintained while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified). In addition, the recipient must be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code.

For Continuing Degree-seeking Students:

  • have earned at least 12 credits
  • have a minimum CI of 3.0
  • show knowledge of the general field of Visual Arts demonstrated through academic performance
  • be in compliance with all College policies including the Student Conduct Code

To continue receiving the award, the recipients must:

  • For partial scholarships: register for at least 2 courses (6 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.0 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).
  • For full scholarships: be a full-time student (12 credits or more) per continuous semesters and maintain a CI of 3.5 or better while receiving the award the duration of which may not exceed one academic year with the possibility of renewal (unless otherwise specified).

All applications for scholarships offered through the Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts will be evaluated by the faculty and Department Head or Program Coordinator of the Art History Program and approved by the School’s Dean.