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Committee Chairs: Frances Zappalla DO, Martina Harris RT

Committee Members : Tara Morrison MD, Catherine Nicolaides MD, Elleni Pippis PharmD, Pete Kousoulis DMD, Sophia Pappas, HMS Administrator

Notify all appropriate and accredited medical, dental and allied health  schools nationwide of the availability of scholarship funds for medical students of Hellenic heritage residing in the tri-state area;
Network with Financial Aid and Public Relations officers of medical schools regarding funding;  review the qualifications of all candidates;
Recommend potential recipients to the Executive Board at its May meeting;
Recommend potential recipients for named awards to donors;
Arrange for the recognition of the recipients during the Scholarship Weekend; and
Review  criteria and qualifications, from time to time, and make appropriate and necessary recommendations to the Executive Committee

Prior Examples:

Dec 9th 2010, Allied Health Scholarship awarded to Natalie Saffos of Drexel University School of Nursing.

November 15th 2011, Fall Dinner Meeting at Opa Restaurant, Philadelphia with presentation of Medical student scholarship recipients Jonathan McNeill and Nicholas Kitsopoulos.

Scholarship Application 2017


Scholarship Application and Criteria

The Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia is proud to introduce our medical student and allied health student scholarship program.  Students of Hellenic descent and matriculated at medical (MD, DO, DMD, DC, DPM) or allied health schools (RPh, RN, PT, RT., etc.) are encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients to receive awards at a Hellenic Medical Societies social …

Scholarship Recipients

2010 Natalie Saffos – Drexel University School of Nursing 2011 Nicholas Kitsopoulos – UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine Jonathan McNeill – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2012 Catherine Sarris- New Jersey Medical School My name is Christina Sarris and I am a second-year medical student at New Jersey Medical School. I have the honor …