Philotimo Scholarship Competition


Attention: Greek-American students

The Washington Oxi Day Foundation is offering the following scholarships to five Greek-American students (Grades 6-12) who best describe “philotimo”

First Place: $2,000 scholarship and an invitation to the Foundation’s October 27 black tie gala in Washington, D.C., where the winner will be recognized
Second Place: $1,000 scholarship (two)
Third Place: $500 scholarship (two)

To Apply:

1. Watch our Foundation’s video on the subject of philotimo titled ‘The Greek Secret’ online at

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 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 by Friday, October 7 via email at

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