Alexis Gavras Graduate Scholarship Fund

Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) is honored to present the Alexis Gavras Graduate Scholarship Fund, made possible by a generous gift from Haralambos Gavras, MD, and Irene Gavras, MD. Established in memory of their son, Alexis (CAS’93, MET’04), the Gavras Scholarship is available to eligible graduate students at Metropolitan College and BU’s School of Medicine (BUSM).

Scholarships will support up to two deserving graduate students who are enrolled in graduate degree programs in the Department of Computer Science at MET, or who are pursuing studies in biomedical research in the division of Graduate Medical Sciences at BUSM.

Eligibility Requirements

Up to two Alexis Gavras Graduate Scholarships will be awarded to eligible graduate students based on the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be EITHER native and/or self-identified Greek graduate students who completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Patras in Greece or at any accredited college or university in Greece OR Greek-American graduate students who completed an undergraduate degree at any accredited college or university.
  2. Applicants must be admitted to and enrolled in a graduate degree program focused on computer science* at Boston University’s Metropolitan College.
  3. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need, to be ascertained by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the applicable academic year; applicants must provide Boston University with the necessary information to access completed FAFSA data from the federal processor.
  4. Applicants must be making satisfactory academic progress in their programs, as determined by the academic unit(s) and MET’s Graduate Financial Aid office.

*Note: Applicants enrolled in a graduate program in biomedical research in the division of Graduate Medical Sciences at BUSM will also be considered.

Scholarship Application Guidelines

To apply for the Alexis Gavras Graduate Scholarship at MET, please submit the following:

The Alexis Gavras Graduate Scholarship Application

Applications can be mailed, faxed, or brought to:

Boston University Metropolitan College
Graduate Financial Aid
ATTN: Director
1010 Commonwealth Avenue, 1st Floor
Boston, MA 02215

Email: | Phone: 617-358-4072 | Fax: 617-353-4494

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the Alexis Gavras Graduate Scholarship, contact MET’s Graduate Financial Aid office at 617-358-4072 or