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The John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that scholarship grants were awarded to Ester Shaginian, Alene Aroustamian, and Ilona Martirosova for the 2010-2011 academic year.
The John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund was formed in 1976 following the untimely death of John M. Azarian, Sr. by his wife, Barbara. The purpose of the John M. Armenian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund is to award scholarships to students of Armenian descent who demonstrate compelling financial need, academic achievement and Armenian church related activities.
Since its inception, the John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund has awarded over $400,000 in grants to deserving students of Armenian descent. It is the goal of the Azarian Scholarship Fund to assist deserving students with the hope that they will one day return something beneficial to the Armenian community.
This year the John M. Azarian Memorial Armenian Youth Scholarship Fund received more than 23 qualified applications for scholarships. Anyone interested in applying can download an application online.