The Washington Oxi Day Foundation is offering scholarships to five Greek American students between grades 6 and 12 who best describe “philotimo.”
The first place recipient will receive a $2,000 scholarship and an invitation to the Foundation’s black tie gala — October 25 in Washington, D.C. — where the student will be recognized.
Additionally, two second place recipients will receive $1,000 and two third place recipients $500.
How to apply
1. Watch the Foundation’s video “The Greek Secret” (see below) on the subject of philotimo.
2. In 500 words or less, answer one of the following questions:
- What does philotimo mean to you?
- What are some extraordinary examples of philotimo that you have seen?
- What are some of the things you can do in your daily life to exhibit philotimo?
- How can philotimo improve your life?
3. Submit your answer to the Foundation via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 5.
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