WATERTOWN, Mass.–The Armenian Relief Society, Inc. announces the availability of applications for its 2008 Eremian Scholarship awards. Both graduate and undergraduate students, who have completed a year of college, are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
In 2007, the Society distributed nearly $20,000 in financial assistance to worthy Armenian students living and studying in 10 countries. The annual gran’s are allocated from the Society’s Eremian Scholarship Fund.
The ARS Inc. awards the Eremian Scholarship to worthy students who demonstrate merit, financial need, and Armenian community involvement. Applicants must submit their applications to their local ARS regional board or chapter-at-large to be endorsed and sent to the Eremian Scholarship Committee. Other application requiremen’s are specified in the scholarship application package.
"Part of the mission of the ARS is to support the education of our future generations, and the ARS Eremian Scholarship is one of the ways the ARS accomplishes that goal,” said ARS Central Executive Board Chairwoman Hasmig Derderian.
Applications for the 2008 Eremian Scholarship must be received by the ARS Inc. office by May 31, 2008 from the local ARS regional board or chapter-at-large. For more information, or an application, call (617) 926-5892, e-mail [email protected], or visit the ARS Inc.’s website at www.ars1910.org. Applicants should also contact their local ARS entity for information regarding local application endorsement deadlines. Contact information of local entities can be found on the ARS Inc.’s website.