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[FAR Scholarships]: FAR’s Zambak Scholarship Helps to Encourage Responsibility and Self-Development image

Liparit focuses on the South Caucasus region, which he first became interested in during his undergrad years. After earning his bachelor’s in international relations from YSU and fulfilling his two years of military service, he decided to continue his studies in political science, and specifically focus on the ties between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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[FAR Scholarships]: Supporting Some of Armenia’s Most Ambitious standard

Anna Atoyan, 23, loves her studies. A second-year master’s degree student at Yerevan State University focusing on Conflict and Migration Studies, this Gyumri native is deeply grateful for the opportunity to be supported by FAR’s Zambak Scholarship. FAR is just as delighted to have Anna as its beneficiary. In 2006, she graduated from Keratsini High School in Greece before winning a U.S.-State Department FLEX scholarship to study at an American high school in Houston, Texas, for one year. She returned to Yerevan to attend Yerevan State University (YSU) where she earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2014. Anna has also always been actively involved with different extra-curricular activities. In 2009, she became a member of the Armenian Scout Movement and ...

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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]: For One Scholar Zambak Program is the Key to Pursuing a Passion standard

Each year, the Garabed and Armine Zambak Scholarship Program supports talented and prospective graduate students who wish to pursue their passion for learning and their commitment to public service. The scholarship, which was established in 2010, provides full tuition to those study political science, international relations or public administration. So far six young Armenians in total have received the Zambak Scholarship. Armenak Minasyants is one of the very first recipients. The Zambak Scholarship didn’t just allow him to attend university, it enabled him to follow his heart and pursue his profession in the field he loves most – international affairs. He received the scholarship in 2010 and graduated with honors from the Faculty of International Affairs at Yerevan State University ...

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[FAR Children’s Center]: A Different World standard

The Toufayan Media Lab at the FAR Children’s Center serves as a place where children, including beneficiaries of other FAR programs, and Center staff engage in various trainings, discussions, and exchange experience on topics related to the IT sphere. Last year, FAR Young Professionals Trip participant Alexander Jahani led a session focusing on various applications for photo-editing on Mac. Staff members and volunteers, including Zambak Scholarship beneficiary Gohar Vardanyan, have since been sharing the skills/knowledge gained from Alexander with children. Now, Nver Kirakosyan, an 18-year-old volunteer and photography enthusiast, leads similar sessions on different aspects of photography for Children’s Center beneficiaries. Nver, a political science student at the Yerevan State University, has been deeply affected by a terrible car accident ...

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[FAR Children’s Center]: In the Footsteps of Leaders standard

Gohar Vardanyan is a first-year MA student in the Department of Political Science of the Yerevan State University’s Faculty of International Relations. She is also a second-year BA student of Law attending evening classes. Gohar is able to keep up with such ambitious studies through the support of the Armine and Garabed Zambak Scholarship, which helps young Armenian become strong and dedicated future leaders in politics, international relations, and public administration. It also aims to develop the culture of philanthropy in Armenia by encouraging recipients to give back, though Gohar had been a volunteer long before she became a recipient of the Zambak Scholarship. To date, she has volunteered for a number of NGOs, including the Red Cross International, and is ...

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