25 UFAR STUDENTS RECEIVE AGBU SCHOLARSHIPS (VIDEO MATERIAL)

For years now the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) and the French University of Armenia (UFAR) have been cooperating on a number of programs. AGBU sponsors the internship of UFAR’s best and brightest students in France. Over the years more than 75 UFAR students have spent their month-long internships in some of France’s most prestigious companies. In 2012, the UFAR Library, renovated through funding by AGBU, re-opened its doors for the students of the University. Every year since 2007, AGBU has paid the tuition of UFAR’s top 25 students, so far providing...

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AGBU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DISTRIBUTES OVER $1.1 MILLION

As the fall semester comes to a close, university students worldwide are enjoying the benefits of the AGBU scholarships that help to make their educations possible. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the AGBU Scholarship Program distributed more than $1.1 million internationally, of which $400,000 was awarded to 100 students studying in the U.S. These scholarships are supporting over 400 undergraduate and graduate students at top-ranking schools in nearly 35 countries, including those focusing on performing arts and religious studies...

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TIGRAN NAZARYAN: “AGBU CHANGED MY LIFE, I WANT TO CHANGE ARMENIA”

Almost 25 years ago, Tigran Nazaryan was awarded an AGBU scholarship that allowed him to travel from his hometown of Gyumri to the University of California, Berkeley, where he enrolled in a PhD program. Following his studies, he returned to Armenia, eager to build a career while strengthening local institutions. He’s been at the forefront of the country’s IT industry ever since. Today, Nazaryan is the Director of Operations of VMWare...

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AUA HOSTS RA PRIME MINISTER, PRESENTS STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

On February 25, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Tigran Sargsyan for a meeting at the AUA Business Center on the subject of AUA’s recent and upcoming initiatives in the education sector. Prime Minister Sargsyan, Republic of Armenia Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan, Republic of Armenia Deputy Minister of Education and Science Karine Harutyunyan, and representatives of the Bologna Follow-Up Group...

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AGBU SCHOLAR ARPINE KALININA HAS BEEN AWARDED

President Serzh Sargsyan attended the Haykian Award ceremony organized by the Armenian Youth Foundation on February 21st. This initiative aims to honor the most active youth organizations of the year. This year, in more than ten nominations, student and youth organizations, as well as best youth projects, outstanding in their field during 2013, were awarded various prizes. RA President Serzh Sargsyan awarded special one-off prizes as well...

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