St. Nicholas Scholarship 2021

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
Application for Academic Scholarship

Every year, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Community awards five scholarships to deserving high school graduates and to students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or vocational school. The maximum scholarship awarded is up to $4,500 per year for a single individual.
In order to qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be:

  •  An Orthodox Christian and member in good standing (current steward) of the St. Nicholas Community.
  •  A graduate or graduate-to-be of an accredited high school, or enrolled or about to be enrolled in a community college, college, university, or vocational school.

The following must also be submitted with this application form:

1) A cover letter.
2) A picture of the scholarship candidate.
3) A complete academic transcript.
4) A written statement from the principal, guidance counselor, or academic advisor of the high school, community college, college, university or vocational school providing an appraisal of the candidate’s scholastic achievements, talents, and abilities.
5) At least two additional letters of recommendation from persons not related to the applicant. Letters from teachers, professors, or employers are preferred.

All persons who qualify and wish to apply for this scholarship must submit this completed application form and all supporting documents to the

St. Nicholas Scholarship Committee

c/o St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

4967 Forest Park Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63108

no later than Monday, May 3, 2021. Or, you may e-mail to

Applications submitted after this date cannot be considered for awards in the current year. All components of the application must be received by 11:59 pm on the deadline date. Incomplete applications will be immediately and summarily disqualified for the current scholarship year.

Scholarship recipients are usually notified of their award within 60 days of the application deadline.

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