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[FAR Scholarships]: Nishanian Benefactors Receive a Warm Welcome in Armenia standard

FAR staff, along with students and educational institutions supported by the Jerair Nishanian Foundation were very happy to meet the foundation’s benefactor Vazrik, who is Jerair’s nephew, and Vazrik’s wife Nooneh, in Armenia earlier this fall. The first stop for Vazrik and Nooneh was Gavar State University (GSU), where the 77 students supported by the Jerair Nishanian Scholarship Program, gathered in the university’s largest hall to welcome them. The Nishanians toured the university, met with faculty members, and even saw the university’s museum, which houses artifacts from the region. But the highlight was meeting with the scholarship students. GSU rector Ruzanna Hakobyan opened the meeting with a detailed introduction of Jerair Nishanian’s biography and life path, along with a film ...

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[Jerair Nishanian Scholarship Program]: Jerair Nishanian Provides Christmas Gifts to Scholarship Recipients standard

For the last few years, the Jerair Nishanian Foundation has provided a few lucky students with the gift of an education.  Each year, through FAR, the foundation sponsors approximately fifty students who are working towards their degrees at Gavar State University.  Recently, FAR’s Edward Karapetyan and Levon Lachikyan visited Gavar to meet with some of the program’s beneficiaries. Main Building of the Gavar State University Credit: FAR Staff The scholarship recipients, all of whom maintain stellar academic records, gave the FAR staff thank-you notes addressed to the benefactor, in an effort to show their gratitude to Mr. Nishanian.  As a Christmas gift, Mr. Nishanian mandated that his foundation provide each current scholarship recipient 10,000 Armenian Dram as Christmas present. FAR is ...

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