The Chian Federation of New York or as it is officially known as the "Federation of Chians, Cultural, Educational Fund, Inc." is a non-profit organization comprised of 25 societies representing different parts of Chios.


Join us on May 20, 2023

Dear Chians and Friends,

Let's all come together on May 20th 2023 to Honor the Senator who fights daily to protect our Islands and our Country.
The Chian Federation is Honoring Senator Robert Menendez with the 3rd Ionian Medal on Saturday May 20th 2023, at Terrace on the Park .
This Award was established in 1989 and has only been awarded to His All Holiness Patriarch of Constantinopolis Bartholomew and the late George P. Livanos the Founder of the Chian Federation. Proceeds to Benefit The Chian Federation and the Scholarship Fund.
For more information follow the link below or call the office at (718)204-2550


To: Chian Federation Members and Friends
Re: Chian Federation Scholarship – 2022
Χριστός Ανέστη! We hope that you and your families are well.
The Board of Directors and the Chian Federation Scholarship Fund Administrative Committee are pleased to announce that we are accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. The application process closes on June 30, 2022. We are also pleased to announce the 2021-2022
We are also pleased to announce the 2021-2022 scholarship recipients. A total of $10,000 was distributed to the following individuals who are pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degrees.
The following received The Chian Federation Scholarship, and are named Chian Federation Scholars:
-- Efstratia Nicholson, studying at Dartmouth College.
-- Stamatia Papazis, Studying at Stonybrook University.
-- Eleni Ballas, studying at St. John's University.
The following received The Helen Chiotes Scholarship, and are named Helen Chiotes Scholars:
-- Nikiforos Golemis, studying at UC Berkeley.
-- Calliope Louros, studying at Queens College.
-- Efthimios Rafael Papapetros, studying at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
As you know, the Chian Federation Scholarship Foundation, one of the Federation’s hallmark initiatives, supports education and the preservation of our Greek heritage and culture, by instilling pride and cultivating Greek-American values to young individuals. Scholarship criteria and application forms will be distributed and are posted on our website ( We ask for your support in encouraging eligible applicants to apply. Help us make a difference in the lives of our youth and help the Chian Federation Scholarship Foundation grow.
We wish to give many thanks to our sponsors and all those who are supporting this very important initiative!
For additional information and opportunities to make donations, please contact The Chian Federation office at 718-204-2550 Email:


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Please help us spread the word. The Chian Federation Scholarship Application Closes on July 31st!


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