Application Process Begins for ARS of Eastern USA Scholarships
The Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA is now accepting applications to its annual Undergraduate and Graduate Lazarian Scholarship program. Applications deadline are April 1, 2017.
Scholarship grants are awarded based on a combination of financial need, merit, and involvement in the Armenian community. All three areas should be addressed in the application. Each application is only valid for one year, but students who have received a grant may apply for a second one. Applications are not automatically renewed and an individual may only be granted a maximum of two scholarships.
Requirements for eligibility are that the applicant must be of Armenian descent and must have already completed at least one college semester at an accredited institution in the United States. The application form must be accompanied by financial aid information, an official transcript, and letters of recommendation. For complete details about the application process and to access the application form, please visit www.arseastusa.org. For further questions please email the Regional Office at email@example.com
VIRGINIA D. BANDAZIAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2017
Grant applications are being accepted from prospective candidates of the Virginia D. Bandazian Scholarship Fund for 2017. Her children established the Fund after the 1997 passing of Virginia D. Bandazian. The Goal of this Fund is for the education of Armenian Women whose legal residence is in the Communities of Virginia, Maryland and/or Washington, DC area.
The scholarship is an open grant awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate female students of Armenian descent on the basis of merit and need, attending an accredited university or college in the United States of America. At least two letters of recommendation must be received from Armenian Organizations and/or Armenian Community Leaders or Parish Priest of the Virginia, Maryland and/or Washington, DC area verifying the involvement of the applicant in Armenian activities and good standing.
The application can be found and printed from the official webpage, virginiabandazianfund.squarespace.com. The current grants are One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) and will be awarded prior to May 1, 2017. Applications must be filed before March 31, 2017 with all information, picture, documents and transcripts.
For additional information and application forms, contact Ani T. Khatchadourian at firstname.lastname@example.org, Raffi Bandazian at email@example.com or Sona Pomfret at firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.virginiabandazianfund.squarespace.com.
Virginia D. Bandazian was an advocate for the education of Armenian Women and believed “Without its women being educated, a society cannot advance.”