Washington, DC, May 29, 2020 – The Washington, DC chapter of the National Hellenic Society (NHS) is excited to announce the Fifth Annual NHS Heritage America Program in collaboration with Manatos & Manatos, a leading public policy firm. This year, the unique program will take place VIRTUALLY from July 8-10, 2020 with leading Washington, DC-based policymakers and community leaders. Heritage America reconnects college-age Greek-American students with their roots, heritage, culture and Hellenic identity. The NHS underwrites all program expenses.

Students participating in this exciting educational program will meet virtually with Greek-Americans who have reached the pinnacle of success in America, including:

  • The highest-ranking Greek-Americans in the US Government
  • Younger Greek-American government officials
  • Former high-ranking Greek-American government officials
  • Prominent national businessmen
  • Owners of DC area professional sports teams
  • Prominent lobbyists and lawyers
  • Prominent on-air news personalities and editors

For a list (and pictures) of all those prominent Greek-Americans with whom students met at prior NHS Heritage America programs, please click here (2016), here (2017), here (2018) and here (2019).


  • Enrolled undergraduate college student of Greek-American descent*
  • Age 18-26
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater

*Greek-American descent is defined as having one or more parents, grandparents or great-grandparents born in Greece.
Because this year’s program will be online, we expect to accept up to 50 students this year.

How to Apply:

For more information about Heritage America and to apply, please click here.

Application materials must be received by Friday, June 19, 2020 for consideration. Kindly contact EFagan@Manatos.com with any questions. Good luck!