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 2015-16: Alexander Bedrosyan (international law, $3,000); Alison Boghosian (communications, $1,000); Antranik Dabaghian (medicine, $1,000); Andranik Demirchyan (law, $2,000); Saro Haroun (dentistry, $5,000); Anna Harutyunyan (sustainability, $3,000); Sarah Stites (business, $1,000); Narek Tashdjian (architecture, $2,000); and Olya Yordanyan (communications, $5,000).
The Peter and Alice Koomruian Armenian Education Fund was established in 1986 with a generous testamentary donation in the sum of $425,000 from Mrs. Alice Torigian Koomruian, which is managed by Bank of America as trustee. In the last 16 years alone, the fund has distributed $358,600 of its income to 206 students of Armenian descent in numerous fields of study, ranging from arts and sciences to veterinary medicine.
Applications for the academic year 2016-17 may be obtained by e-mailing email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, or 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. The deadline for filing the application is April 30, 2016.
Applicants must be of Armenian ancestry and be 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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