The Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Republic of Armenia announced that it is offering scholarships to foreign students of Armenian descent for the 1997-1998 academic year–for undergraduate and post-graduate studies in various universities and research centers of the Armenian Academy of Sciences. The scholarships will cover tuition fees and dormitory expenses.
Foreign students will be granted a year of pre-school studies to upgrade their knowledge of Armenian and to adjust to mainstream curriculum.
Applications must be submitted through the Embassies of Armenia in the country of residence. The contact person in the Embassy of Armenia in the United States is Karine Terterian–who can be reached at (202) 319-1976–or at (202) 319-2982–fax–for applications forms–additional information of advising.
The application deadline is March 30–1997. Grant winners will be announced August 20–1997.