ARS Eastern USA Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients (Updated)

The Board of Regional Directors of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA, Inc., this week announced the recipients of the ARS Lazarian Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships for the academic year 2015-16. The full list of recipients is provided below.

ARS logoThe scholarships were based on financial need, merit, and involvement in the Armenian community. Recipients must be of Armenian descent and be enrolled in a four-year college or university in the

United States. This year, the ARS of Eastern USA awarded more than $40,500 to 40 students from 12 states.

The ARS Undergraduate Scholarship Fund was established through the generous donations of many benefactors, who have provided the financial resources necessary for the ARS to assist Armenian undergraduate students for over three decades.

The ARS George and Beatrice Lazarian Graduate Scholarship Fund has granted hundreds of generous scholarships to deserving graduate students.

Founded in 1910, the ARS a non-profit, charitable organization comprised of Armenians who volunteer their time and effort to support the educational and humanitarian needs of the Armenian people throughout the world. The ARS Eastern USA consists of 1,200 members in 32 chapters, located throughout the states east of the Mississippi River.


Lazarian Graduate Scholarship Recipients

 Saro Haroun, California

Tro Krikorian, California

Nanneh Chehras, California

Meghmik Babakhanian, California

Knarik Gasparyan, California

Talene Ghazarian, California

Andranik Demirchyan, California

Yvette Barseghian, California

Michael Khayan, New York

Claire Alexanian, Virginia

Lara Zanazarian, Michigan

Henrietta Movsessian, California

Susan Chakmakian, Rhode Island

Lynda Assadourian, New York


Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients

Vrej Khanjian, Illinois

Ani Bardakjian, Michigan

Ani Makaryan, Utah

William Musserian, Massachusetts

Marina Chilingaryan, California

Daniel Emirzian, Tennessee

Regina Agopian, California

Rita Bahnan, Massachusetts

Margarita Banduanyan, New York

Mary Kiledjian, New Jersey

Arousiak Kazarian, New York

Marina Hovhannisyan, California

Shahan Atmajian, California

Shant Eghian, Massachusetts

Liana Varjabedian, Indiana

Michael Demirchian, Massachusetts

Antranik Dabaghian, New Jersey

Maggy Bablouzian, Massachusetts

Lilit Hakobyan, Maryland

Narine Taraksian, Rhode Island

Arev Doursounian, Massachusetts

Mane Gukasian, Illinois

Keri Kaligian, Massachusetts

Sevan Dulgarian, Massachusetts

Harout Tashian, Rhode Island

Garine Achikian, Virginia

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