Attorney General's "Triple C Award" & Philo4Thought College-Bound Scholarship 

Part of Philo4Thought's annual funding is dedicated to providing assistive support to a college-bound high school Junior/Senior who has overcome major financial or medical hardship to excel in school and contribute to meaningful advancements in the Hellenic Community.


This scholarship is provided in conjunction with the Attorney General's "Triple C Award" in recognition of a student's Courage, Character & Commitment to Service despite his/her personal circumstances. The award is indicative of a student's good character, determination to succeed, ability to manage his/her time and responsibilities, and commitment to lead and inspire others, The Triple C Award may improve a student's chances of getting into his/her first choice college while the modest Philo4Thought Scholarship has been used to help  cover college application fees, SAT preparatory courses and related training/services.

AWARD NOMINATIONS: Submission Deadline January 7th

To be considered for this opportunity, nominated students must be actively enrolled in a high school program and recommended by a teacher. The following should be submitted to

  • Nominator's Letter of Recommendation (the instructor or administrator recommending the student should prepare a letter on formal school letterhead).

  • Nominee's Personal Essay (1000-2000 words indicating his/her personal journey, struggle, character, goals and accomplishments).

  • Verification of Established Academic Excellence & Community Service (a letter of support from the Principal or AP of Guidance). 

  • Under 18 Permission Slip (a copy of signed school permission slip for nominee to be photographed/recorded at the award ceremony).

  • Additional Information (the nominee's full name as it should appear on the certificate, his/her email address, his/her parents' names, mailing address, phone numbers and emails).

Nominations ​are reviewed on an annual basis (January 15th-February 15th). Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The selected student's application packet is then submitted to the Attorney General's Office along with a letter from the Chair of Philo4Thought's Scholarship Review Committee for final review and processing. The Triple C Award and Philo4Thought Scholarship are presented at Philo4Thought's annual spring symposium (May/June -- see our Events Page for details).



Philo4Thought offers internship opportunities to High School Juniors/Seniors completing their required community service hours and to college students in participating schools who are eligible to complete a Fall/Spring semester internship in exchange for college credit. For additional information, please click here!


Following a similar review process, we also offer the following annual awards in collaboration with the New York State Assembly and the New York State Attorney General's Office:

  • Hellenic Young Professional Certificate of Excellence.

  • Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Breakthrough Hellenic Young Professional (HYP) Group

  • Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Community Outreach

  • Certificate of for Outstanding Lifetime Achievements (for seasoned professionals 65+ who have dedicated their lives to the advancement of the Hellenic community)


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