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The annual Gjergj Kastrioti Scholarship Fund Gala will be held at Petruzello's in Troy, MI on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 7:00pm. The proceeds of the event will be used to support Albanian-American scholars in the state of Michigan who are pursuing a four-year degree in one of our state’s colleges and universities. Over 200,000 Albanian-Americans call Michigan home and this organization is helping produce its leaders of tomorrow.
The Gjergj Kastrioti Scholarship Fund is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1999 with the following mission: support Albanian-American youth in their pursuit of higher education by providing scholarship support. It was founded by a group of Albanian-American university graduates who wanted to make a difference and give back to the community they loved so much.
In the past 20 years, the Fund has awarded 110 scholars and awarded over $180,000. The legacy of promoting proactive philanthropy and community development continues and we seek your help in raising funds so we can support even more Albanian-American students as they pursue a college degree.
There are opportunities to sponsor the Gjergj Kastrioti Scholarship Fund Fundraising Gala set out in our sponsorship package (click to download).
Please join us at the Gala for a fun night of traditional Albanian music, entertainment and great speakers!
Traditional Albanian dance performances
Announcement of 2018-2019 scholarship winners
Dancing and fun!
Hope to see you there!