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Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants
The American Research Institute in Turkey will offer ARIT fellowships for research in Turkey. Grants for tenures up to one year will be considered, however, some preference is given to projects of shorter duration. Stipends generally range from $4,000 to $16,000. ARIT operates hostel, research, and study facilities for researchers in Turkey at its branch centers in Istanbul and Ankara.
The program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Karman fellowships are open to students in any discipline, including international students, who are currently enrolled in a university or college located within the United States. Only candidates for the PhD who will defend their dissertations by June 2012 and undergraduates entering their senior year (will receive bachelors degree in June 2012) are eligible for consideration. Postdoctoral and masters degree students are not eligible for consideration. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities.
The U.S. Department of Education (US/ED) Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowships are only for a narrow range of students in certain PhD programs in the social sciences or humanities who need to conduct 6-12 months of dissertation research abroad.
ITS offers grants for both individuals and institutions in a wide variety of grant categories, including dissertation support and language study.
The International Institute Individual Fellowships are designed to support University of Michigan students, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in a degree program and wish to participate in internships or conduct research abroad. Award amounts are up to $5,000.
This program provides fellowships to students of superior academic ability—selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise—to undertake study at the doctoral and Master of Fine Arts level in selected fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences.
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities in original sources.
The program offers about fifteen competitively awarded fellowships a year. Each provides a stipend of $2,000 per month for periods ranging from 9-12 months.
Many private scholarships for college students are offered each year by a variety of corporate, professional, trade, government, civic, religious, social, and fraternal organizations. These scholarships can range in amount from small honorariums to thousands of dollars. To be considered, students must meet the eligibility criteria specified by the donor or sponsor and complete a scholarship application (if required).
A Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship provides tuition and a stipend to students studying designated foreign languages in combination with area studies or international aspects of professional studies. The priority is to encourage the study of less commonly taught languages. FLAS Fellowships are administered by the University of Michigan Area Studies Centers and are awarded competitively through annual fellowship competitions.
The scholarships are administered by the U-M Office of Financial Aid (OFA). All scholarships listed are for U-M students on the Ann Arbor campus.
Resources for Armenian Students
$2.000 scholarships are available for undergraduate students attending university/college in the USA.
Scholarship Criteria: Armenian descent; financial need; Armenian community service; undergraduate full-time student at accredited U.S. university/college; 3.0 minimum G.P.A.
Grants awarded annually to graduate and post-graduate students of Armenian descent who are residents/citizens of the United States or Armenia, enrolled in highly competitive colleges/universities in the United States.
One-time grant awarded to one college-bound high school senior graduating from each of the three AGBU high schools in the United States.
Grants awarded annually to full-time undergraduate students and some graduate students of Armenian descent (excluding citizens of Armenia studying in Armenia), enrolled in recognized colleges and universities in their countries of residence.
Grants awarded annually to full-time undergraduate and graduate students of Armenian descent worldwide (excluding citizens of Armenia studying in Armenia) who are pursuing studies in the field of performing arts, enrolled in recognized colleges and universities worldwide.
Grants awarded annually to full-time graduate students of Armenian descent worldwide (excluding citizens of Armenia studying in Armenia) who are pursuing religious studies (e.g., priesthood, church youth directors).
Financial awards are offered through an annual arts competition. Competition categories include: art, literature, drama, poetry, instrumental music, vocal music, and music composition. Age eligibility varies with the area of competition, but in general there are children, junior and senior categories. At least one parent must be of Armenian descent. Participants do not have to be U.S. citizens.
Applicant must be a permanent resident of the United States who has been living in California for at least two years and is currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university anywhere in the U.S. A minimum GPA of 3.0 (B average) is required. Awards are granted on the basis of grades, financial need and involvement in Armenian and/or community activities. Students from Armenia are eligible, but only if they meet the above criteria.
Awarded to students of Armenian descent, pursuing a baccalaureate of pharmacy, doctor of pharmacy, or graduate degree program at a College of Pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Rhode Island. The award is based on academic excellence and/or financial need. The scholarship is given for one academic year to a full-time pharmacy student.
AIWA annually awards the Zarouhi Y. Getsoyan, Agnes K. Missirian, and Dr. Carolann Najarian scholarships. In conjunction with the Society for Women Engineers Boston Chapter, AIWA also awards the Lucy Kasparian Aharonian scholarships.
The scholarships are awarded to full-time female students of Armenian descent attending accredited colleges or universities.
The APS Scholarships are open to students who have been accepted or enrolled in a graduate school in the United States. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic achievements, faculty recommendations, and involvement in the Armenian Community. An eligible candidate shall be awarded a scholarship no more than a total of two times.
The ARS Eastern USA provides graduate and undergraduate scholarships to students of Armenian descent. Graduate students who have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university and undergraduate students who plan to attend or are attending an accredited four-year college or university are eligible. Scholarships are awarded from restricted funds established solely for scholarship purposes as directed by donors. ARS scholarship evaluation committees evaluate applicants’ merit, financial need, and Armenian community involvement to determine whether to recommend a scholarship award.
The ASF Scholarship is available for high school senior and undergraduate or graduate Armenian students in the United States as well as non Armenians that are significantly involved in the Armenian community in the US.
This Armenian scholarship awards graduating high school seniors and college students of Armenian descent grants for furthering their education. Scholarship awards of $1000, $500, and $250 are given annually to qualified students who go through the application process and show exemplary merit. Particular emphasis is placed on a student’s public service and extra curricular activities in the community.
The ARS Samuel and Aghavni Eremian Scholarship Fund was established in 1983 to support students interested in pursuing educational studies that would benefit their local community after graduation.
Scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, and Armenian community involvement. Applicants must be accepted as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university.
In order to be eligible for an ASA Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
• Must be of Armenian descent.
• Must be enrolled as a full-time student and have completed one full year of academics at a four-year accredited U.S. college by June of 2011 OR must be enrolled in a two-year college and are transferring to a four-year college or university as a full time student in the Fall of 2011.
• Must be a U.S. citizen OR must possess appropriate Visa status in order to study in the U.S.
Nerces & Ruth Azadian Memorial
$500 scholarship is awarded to student of Armenian descent. Preference is given to those students demonstrating financial need.
Norma & Bob Der Mugrdchian
Awarded to full time students who are either majoring in the field of Armenian studies, or graduate students doing research on an Armenian topic. Students must demonstrate academic excellence and/or financial need.
Charlie Keyan Scholarship Armenian Studies
Candidates for this scholarship must be enrolled full-time, be in good academic standing with at least a 2.5 GPA, and taking Armenian Studies courses.
Knights Of Vartan, Fresno Lodge #9
Two annual scholarships are awarded to full-time students who maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher. Recipients are required to enroll in a class for grad or credit in Armenian studies, Armenian language or Armenian history.
Yervant, Rose & Hovannes Levonian Ed Grant
Awarded to Armenian students with financial need.
Pete P. Peters Armenian Study
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Armenian studies with a GPA of 2.8 or above earned over the last year.
Haig Tashjian Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to full-time students, in good academic standing, who are either taking Armenian Studies courses or conducting research in the field of Armenian Studies.
Harry & Mary Topoozian Merit
Awarded to students working toward a minor, or major in Armenian Studies. Recipients have demonstrated outstanding achievement in overall academics, leadership and community service.
Charles K. & Pansy Pategian Zlokovich
Awarded annually or, as deemed appropriate, to students with a demonstrated interest in Armenian culture who have financial need.
The Armenian Communities Department has existed since the creation of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 1956. Its mission is to give technical and financial support to the Armenian Diaspora in the fields of the Arts, Charity, Science and Education. Special attention is given to the Publications Plan.
This support does not only involve the financing of third parties’ projects but also includes activities and projects created and promoted by the Department itself thus contributing to the implementation and the development of the Department’s strategy in regard to key areas of the Armenian Diaspora.
The EHA supports research in economic history through four grant programs. All applicants for or recipients of an EHA grant or prize must be members of the Association, and all application materials must be submitted electronically.
The purpose of the John M. Armenian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund is to award scholarships to students of Armenian descent who demonstrate compelling financial need, academic achievement and Armenian church related activities. 2011 Application form
The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is prepared to consider applications for grants for research within the field of Armenian Studies.
This year a limited number of scholarships will be made available to qualified students. The eligibility requirements for scholarship candidacy for University/College Students are:
1. To be an individual of Armenian descent.
2. To be a full-time student in an accredited four-year college/university or a full-time graduate student in the United States.
3. To have demonstrated academic excellence.
Hrayr Terzian Armenian Alumni Scholarship
The Hrayr Terzian Armenian Alumni Scholarship is offered yearly to a current UC Berkeley student of Armenian descent (sophomore year or higher, graduate students ok) and is in the amount of $1000.
Applications accepted year-round. The purpose of the UCBAA Armenia Scholarship is to provide funding for academic or research projects in Armenia. Applicants may be professors, students, or organizations whose pursuits are related to Armenian studies. Awarded funds may be used to support research and publication and may not be used for travel or personal costs.
One award of up to $10,000, from which fees are paid, for any graduate student in any field with a focus in Armenian stud¬ies, with preference given to Armenian history.
Several awards of up to $10,000 each, from which fees are paid, for graduate students who are of Armenian descent. Applicants must provide evidence that at least one parent is Armenian. The awards are made on the basis of candidates’ academic records and the availability of funds.
Full-time students of Armenian descent enrolled at WSU. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and financial need. Interested students should submit an application for private scholarships, current academic transcript, FAFSA, and two letters of recommendation to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
Scholarships will be available to two women each year for up to four years, as long as they maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the college. After four years, the scholarships would then become available to new students.
To receive a scholarship, a student would have to meet all Wilson College entrance qualifications and be accepted for admission. Wilson officials will make the final decision as to which applicants receive the award.