Koomruian Armenian Education Fund Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Selection Committee of the Peter and Alice Koomruian Armenian Education Fund recently announced the award of scholarships to the following students for the academic year 2014-15: Ani Aghajanyan, $5000, in the field of visual communications; Alexander Bedrosyan, $5000, international law; Aren Dabaghian, $5000, pharmacy; Andranik Demirchyan, $5000, law; Kasania Khachadourian, $2500, business administration; Rebekah Stites, $5000, biology; and Sarah Stites, $2500, business.

The Peter and Alice Koomruian Armenian Education Fund was established in 1986 with a generous testamentary donation in the sum of $425,000 from Alice Torigian Koomruian. In the last 15 years alone and up to the date of this announcement, the fund has distributed $335,600 to 197 scholarship recipients of Armenian descent in numerous fields of study, ranging from the arts and sciences to veterinary medicine.

Applications for the academic year 2015-16 may be obtained from the Koomruian Armenian Education Fund by e-mailing [email protected]; by writing c/o Terenik Koujakian, 15915 Ventura Blvd., Suite 201, Encino, California 91436; by writing to the Koomruian Armenian Education Fund, c/o Bank of America Trust Services Center, 100 Westminster Street, RI1-536-05-03, Providence, RI 02903; or by e-mailing [email protected] The deadline for filing the application is April 30, 2015. Requests by mail for applications must include a self addressed and stamped envelope.

Applicants must be of Armenian ancestry and enrolled as full-time students at a university or college in the United States. The award is based on a student’s academic performance and financial need.

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