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[FAR Scholarships]: FAR Scholarship Students Join the Effort for Genocide Recognition standard

Millions across the world joined the quest for justice and recognition of the Armenian Genocide on April 24th. FAR’s scholarship students were no exception as they marched from Yerevan’s Sports and Entertainment Complex to the Genocide Memorial or Tsitsernakaberd to lay flowers around the eternal flame in memory of 1.5 million victims. More than 70 students supported by FAR’s Mathevosian, Gulamerian, Nishanian, Ajemian, Zambak, Berberian and Baghsarian scholarship programs, among others, joined the effort, which was led by FAR’s Education and Scientific Programs Coordinator Eduard Karapetyan. Many students openly expressed their passion for joining this effort. “Genocide is a crime that has no potential for forgiveness and no date of expiration. Even after one hundred years justice should be restored ...

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[FAR Scholarships]: The Great Patron of Future Journalists standard

Although it was the sweltering peak of Armenia’s summer, a handful of beaming students from Yerevan State University’s Department of Journalism simply couldn’t let the heat prevent a prime photo op right in front of their faculty building with their long awaited guest and generous supporter Mrs. Margaret Ajemian Ahnert. Mrs. Ahnert, the founder of FAR’s Ester Ajemian Scholarship, met with the Ajemian Scholarship’s beneficiary students at YSU’s Journalism Department and spoke to them about the difficulties she had to face along her path. She also made sure to stress her achievements in the face of such difficulties. Mrs. Ahnert was herself a journalist, and authored the book The Knock at the Door about the Armenian genocide of 1915. The ...

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