AEF’s Artik School Renovation Completed in Time for New Year

The newly renovated school in Artik, a town in the Shirak Province of Armenia For decades the students and faculty at the dilapidated No. 4 school, in the City of Artik, Shirak Region, Armenia, have been dreaming of a renovated, up to date, and safe environment. Today, it is finally a reality. Visiting the school…

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AEF Awards Over 600 Scholarships to Students in Armenia

For the 2020-2021 academic year, the Armenian Educational Foundation will grant over $720,000 in scholarships to 620 students attending public universities in Armenia, Artsakh and Javakhk. “AEF’s Armenian Scholarship Program began in 2007 with 21 students. This remarkable increase in scholarships over the past 13 years is made possible thanks to the generosity of our…

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AEF Announces 2020-2021 Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship Recipients

The Armenian Educational Foundation’s Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee announced the 2020-2021 Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship Award recipients. Three $3,000 scholarships have been awarded to Armenian undergraduate students at accredited United States colleges or Universities. To qualify for this scholarship, students had to be of Armenian descent, have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, show…

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COAF, AEF Partnership Offers Scholarships for Youth in Rural Armenia

YEREVAN—Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) and Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) have announced a new partnership aimed at offering eligible youth living throughout COAF’s 64 beneficiary villages in Armenia with access to scholarships for higher education. A memorandum recently signed between the two organizations outlines the scope of the joint program. COAF has been identifying students throughout its rural communities who qualify for scholarships…

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AEF Launches Scholarships for AUA Graduate Students

The Armenian Educational Foundation announced the launch of 20 new scholarships, over the next two years, for students beginning their graduate studies at the American University of Armenia. Students pursuing a Master’s degree in any of AUA’s nine graduate programs are eligible to apply. Selected recipients will receive full funding for their tuition for the…

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Armenian Educational Foundation Steps Up in Time of Crisis

Sending Aid to Families in Need in Armenia Times of crisis bring out either the best or worst in us. Thankfully, the best in us is shining through. The current situation in Armenia has sparked Armenian Educational Foundation members and volunteers to step in to support students and families in need of food and supplies.…

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AEF Students Step Up to COVID-19 Challenges

The Republic of Armenia has declared a 30-day state of emergency over the coronavirus, imposing border restrictions that include a ban on citizens leaving the republic. As people everywhere try to find ways of coping with the spread of the virus, Armenian Educational Foundation students have chosen to step up during this moment of crisis.…

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AEF Now Accepting Tufenkian Scholarship Applications

GLENDALE—The Armenian Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarships for the 2020 to 2021 academic year. Three $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to Armenian undergraduate students at accredited United States colleges or universities. To qualify for thisscholarship, students must be of Armenian descent, have a…

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AEF Announces Oratorical Contest Winners

The Armenian Educational Foundation’s fourth annual Oratorical Contest drew in over 100 supporters. This year, the contest was held on February 22 at the Chevy Chase Country in Glendale, California. The hall was generously donated for the event by the country club owners, Nick Agakanian, Vatche Kouyoumdjian, and Esteban Nazarian. Representatives from all five local…

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AEF Holds 12th Annual School Supply Project at Chamlian School

Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School students and Armenian Educational Foundation volunteers joined forces to help pack 470 backpacks for students in six AEF sponsored schools in the Shirak region, as well as three AEF sponsored schools in the Araghtzoten region in Armenia. The collaborative event was held on Sunday, February 9. The School Supply…

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