YEREVAN (Yerkir)–The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) awarded eighty students from various schools in Yerevan–$100 scholarships based on academic achievement and need.
The awards ceremony took place on Friday at the Writers House–where National Assembly Vice Speaker Vahan Hovhannisian congratulated the students–as well as the philanthropic organization for its valuable undertakings in the country and throughout the world.
ARS Central Executive member and National Assembly representative Alvart Petrossian noted the scholarship program strives to promote and strengthen a love toward education in Armenia’s student circles.
ARS United States Western Region chairwoman Nova Hindoyan was also on hand to congratulate the students. The region allocated $2000 to the scholarship program–enabling 20 additional students to benefit.