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[FAR New York]: Margaret Ahnert has become a Role Model for Journalism Students image

More than 50 students came dressed in their finest for a special meeting to say thanks to their benefactor – renowned American-Armenian writer and journalist Margaret Ahnert. They were bubbling with energy and excitement to meet with the woman who believed in them and gave them a chance to delve into the world of journalism.

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[FAR Scholarships]: Ahnert’s Student on her Studies and her Female Role Model image

“Nothing happens by chance or luck,” starts Ani with a glimmer in her eyes. “Those who cross our path have a message for us. When I first learned about Margaret Ahnert and her [book] The Knock at the Door while watching the Voice of America, I couldn’t have imagined that five years later I would receive Ahnert’s support through the Ester Ajemian Scholarship Program.”

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[ANSEF]: Former Scholarship Student Wins 2017 ANSEF Grant image

Dr. Vehanush Marukhyan has defied the odds stacked against her, using education as the tool to propel herself forward. The eldest of three daughters, Vehanush grew up in poverty. “My father was unemployed and my mother could hardly care for us on her low salary as a chemistry teacher back then. I would never have been able to study if it not for FAR and the Mathevosian Scholarship," said Vehanush. “Really, if it wasn’t for FAR I wouldn’t have my bachelor’s.”

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[ANSEF]: Research May Lead to Improved Armenian Wine image

It is Nelli Hovhannisyan’s energy that helps her to keep up with all of the jobs and activities that would normally seem difficult for one person to handle. A PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Yerevan State University (YSU), Nelli is Director of YSU’s Center of Excellence in Applied Biosciences, head of its Department of Ecology and Nature Protection, and one of its researchers and associate professors.

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