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Jun 17 2022

71 Wounded Soldiers Receive AEF Scholarships

Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) awarded full tuition scholarships to 71 students who were wounded during the 44-day Artsakh war.  These scholarships were awarded with no restrictions.  Additional veteran scholarships will be awarded after interviews of the remaining 177 applicants who also served in the front lines during the war.   Last year for the 2021-22…

Jun 3 2022

Armenian Educational Foundation Hosts Armenian & English Language Writing Competition

The Armenian Educational Foundation’s (AEF) 2nd Annual Armenian and English Language Writing Competition drew participants from Armenian high schools, immersion programs and middle schools across the country.Students from five Armenian high schools and immersive programs and eight middle schools and immersive programs participated in the Armenian and English language writing competition. The participating schools included:…

May 20 2022

AEF Raises $560,000 for Educational Programs in Armenia

More than $560,000 was raised at the Armenian Educational Foundation’s (AEF’s) donor appreciation dinner on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at the home of Harry and Shireen Shirikchian.  Over 140 supporters, sponsors and members attended the evening event.   The program kicked off with AEF President, Al Cabraloff, opening the evening with a brief update report…

Dec 22 2021

AEF awards $1M in scholarships to students in Armenia, Artsakh and Javakhk

  This year, Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) awarded one million dollars in scholarships to over 1,000 students. The majority of scholarships were awarded to students attending public universities in Armenia, including 185 Artsakh war veterans.  Scholarships were also awarded to students at the French University and American University of Armenia, as well as students from…

Dec 7 2021

AEF Completes Sixth School Renovation for 2021 in Time for the New Year

In the year 2020, Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) brainstormed the best way to aid children in education following the 44-day war. The organization proposed the renovation of six schools in Armenia and Artsakh for the following year. Now, the sixth and final school renovation for 2021 has been completed, and the children of the Okhtar…

Nov 24 2021

AEF Funds Computer Labs for Displaced Students at Shushi Technological University in Stepanakert

Students gather at the newly refurbished computer lab in Stepanakert Information technology has become vital to success in today’s world, and it has become especially important in the development and growth of the Armenian nation. Recognizing the importance of the IT sector in the economic growth of Armenia and Artsakh, the Armenian Educational Foundation has…

Nov 12 2021

AEF Opens Its Newest School in Kornidzor, Armenia

Head of AEF’s school renovation projects, Neshan Peroomian, cuts the ribbon of the new Kornidzor school The Kornidzor School, located in Armenia’s Syunik Province, has just undergone a full-scale transformation. Thanks to a generous $20,000 donation toward the project from Valentine Pakhanians, in memory of her late husband and former Armenian Educational Foundation Board Member,…

Nov 5 2021

AEF’s Newly Renovated Akhpradzor School in Armenia Officially Opens

The Akhperadzor School in Armenia’s Gegharkunik Province was renovated by the AEF Students, teachers, community members and officials of the village of Akhpradzor, located in Armenia’s Gegharkunik Province, celebrated the opening of their newly renovated school on October 12 alongside Armenian Educational Foundation representatives. The large-scale renovation carried out by AEF was made possible through…

Oct 1 2021

AEF Awards Scholarships to 185 Artsakh War Veterans

For over 71 years, Armenian Educational Foundation’s mission has been to render financial assistance to Armenian students and educational institutions. Just one year ago, while many AEF students enlisted or re-enlisted to join the war, two students—Andranik Grigoryan and Shirak Hambardzumyan – made the ultimate sacrifice. AEF established veteran scholarships in memory of 24-year-old Andranik,…

Aug 27 2021

AEF Completes $160,000 School Renovation Project in Gyumri

The Armenian Educational Foundation has completed the renovation of School N27 in Gyumri at a cost of $160,000. Long time AEF member and benefactor, Susan Vartanian Barba of New Jersey donated $50,000 in memory of her parents Andranik and Nvart Vartanian. The organization, which has renovated over 200 schools in the past, decided to renovate several schools…