In a groundbreaking move towards inclusivity and equal educational opportunities, Deree – The American College of Greece proudly introduces the Aldous Family Scholarship. Established in 2023 by Alexander Aldous, a distinguished Pierce graduate, this transformative scholarship aims to provide visually impaired students with unparalleled opportunities for academic excellence.
Honoring a Legacy of Resilience and Advocacy
The Aldous Family Scholarship pays tribute to Dr. Eleftheria Bernidakis-Aldous, a former Deree professor and the first visually impaired student admitted to Pierce in the 1960s. Dr. Eleftheria’s journey, marked by resilience and transformation into a human rights advocate, is immortalized through this scholarship, generously endowed by her son, Alexander Aldous.
Commitment to Equity: Full Coverage for Promising Students Over Five Academic Years
This pioneering scholarship, funded by Alexander Aldous, covers the full cost of attendance for visually impaired students for their entire course of study, spanning up to five academic years. It not only honors the Aldous family legacy but also underscores Deree’s commitment to providing equitable education for all.
Deree’s Ongoing Mission: Expanding Opportunities and Breaking Barriers
As part of the college’s broader mission, the Aldous Family Scholarship exemplifies Deree’s dedication to inclusivity. By expanding its scholarship program, the institution reaches out to students facing personal challenges and barriers, creating an environment where everyone can thrive academically, regardless of their circumstances.
Opening Doors on January 15: Deree’s Vision for the Future
As the new semester approaches (starting January 15), Deree is set to pave the way for a more inclusive future. Prospective students interested in the Aldous Family Scholarship and other scholarship opportunities can find detailed information on eligibility criteria on Deree’s Scholarship Page. The scholarship not only symbolizes progress but also embodies the transformative power of education in breaking down barriers and fostering a more inclusive society.
Empowering the Future: Aldous Family Scholarship Details
For those seeking further details and to apply for the Aldous Family Scholarship and other scholarships offered by Deree – The American College of Greece, please visit Deree’s Scholarship Page. The scholarship is a testament to the institution’s belief that education should be a universal right, inviting all aspiring students to be part of this transformative journey.