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Aug 16 2021

AEF Awarded Gratitude Medal by President of Artsakh

GLENDALE—The Armenian Educational Foundation met with Artsakh’s High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Azatouhi Simonyan last week to discuss programs being implemented in Artsakh as well as current challenges they face with the education system. According to the Commissioner, “the new problems that the educational system of Artsakh faces and the measures and the new educational…

Aug 3 2021

AEF Announces 2021-2022 Richard R. Tufenkian Scholarship Recipients

From left: Martin Markaryan, Christina Chirinian and Narek Daduryan GLENDALE—The Armenian Educational Foundation’s Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee announced the 2021-2022 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…

Jun 23 2021

AEF Conducts Scholarship Interviews in Armenia

Interview panel from left: Armine Haroyan (AEF Executive Director, Yerevan), Seda Davidian (Scholarship Committee Chair), Zaroug Chilingirian Baltajian, Alice Petrossian, Mimi Zarookian Since 2007, Armenia Educational Foundation has been providing full tuition scholarships to students attending public universities in Armenia. This year AEF’s Yerevan office received 1,700 scholarship applications, including 37 soldiers wounded in the…

May 25 2021

AEF Hosts Armenian, English Language Writing Competition

  The Armenian Educational Foundation’s inaugural Armenian and English Language Writing Competition drew over 50 participants from Armenian high schools, immersion programs and middle schools across the country. Students from five Armenian high schools and immersive programs and ten middle schools and immersive programs participated in the Armenian and English language writing competition. The participating…

Apr 13 2021

AEF Provides Scholarships for Lebanese Armenian Students in Need

The AEF awarded 34 scholarships to Lebanese Armenian students studying in Armenia In light of the disaster that struck Beirut several months ago, an emergency fund was established to provide financial assistance to Armenian students from Lebanon impacted by the crisis. The AEF is proud to announce that 34 scholarships, totaling $47,400, have been awarded for this academic year…

Mar 24 2021

AEF Provides Job Preparedness Training for Students in Armenia 

  Students all over the world can benefit from guidance and mentorship. To help better position its scholarship recipients in Armenia, the Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) made plans to ensure that proper training sessions are available to students in order to build new and necessary skills for successful employment and to increase their ability to find…

Mar 19 2021

AEF Allocated $1.2 Million In 2020

Children in Armenia who have beneficiaries of AEF’s allocations The Armenian Educational Foundation reported that in 2020 the organization has allocated $1,191,505. More than 93 percent of the 2020 allocations ($1,109,204) supported education related projects in Armenia, Artsakh and Javakhk, including, $525,888 in scholarships, $233,893 for the renovation of schools, and $195,512 for laptops and…

Feb 17 2021

AEF and GITC Launch New, Free Engineering Program For Students In Armenia

The Armenian Educational Foundation in cooperation with Gyumri Information Technologies Center (GITC), is launching the “Deep High School Transformation through Engineering” free educational program in the High School of NPUA Gyumri Branch. This program, combining theoretical teaching with practical implementation in specially equipped classrooms and computer laboratories, will provide high school students with relevant and…

Feb 9 2021

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…

Sep 25 2020

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…