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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AEF to Host Fourth Annual Oratorical Contest

In adherence to its long-standing tradition of supporting educational programs for local Armenian students, the Armenian Educational Foundation is hosting its Fourth Annual Oratorical Contest following three successful years. The public speaking competition will take place at the Chevy Chase Country Club, located at 3067 E Chevy Chase Dr., Glendale, CA 91206 on Saturday, February…

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Sold Out Gala Celebrates 70 Years of AEF Accomplishments

LOS ANGELES—More than 500 community leaders, supporters, and generous donors attended the Armenian Educational Foundation’s 70th Anniversary Gala. The momentous event was held on January 26.at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel. The gala opened at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail hour, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The evening kicked off with a performance of…

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