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Mary M. Vergis Award

The Mary M. Vergis Award is a Scholarship sponsored by Daughters of Penelope.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $1000
Application Deadline: 1-Jun
Requirements: Applicant must be a woman, single, a member in good standing for at least two years of Daughters of Penelope or of Maids of Athena or the daughter of an Ahepan or Daughter of Penelope, a resident of the U.S., Canada, or Greece, and be enrolled for at least nine units per academic year. Selection is based upon scholastic records and extracurricular activities.
Eligibility: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Daughters of Penelope
National Headquarters, 1909 Q Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009

You can find out more by contacting:

Scholarship Committee

You should always check out the background of the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of obtaining money comes from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to figure out the potential motivations of the Daughters of Penelope and their reason for offering the Mary M. Vergis Award. If you meet the requirements, verify that there is the possibility of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that you have the possibility of going on to be awarded the Mary M. Vergis Award, then it is worth it to use your time.

One critical detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be lengthy and laborious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out properly and in its entirety. You don't want to get passed over because of some minor point.

After filing, it's important to know when the Mary M. Vergis Award chooses a winner and actually dispenses the money so you'll be aware of whether or not you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Mary M. Vergis Award. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to take care of the expenses associated with school, and obtaining the Mary M. Vergis Award is often invaluable. Even if you don't obtain the Mary M. Vergis Award, try not to be upset, search for additional scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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