The Arisdine Krikorian and Family Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist students who are of Armenian descent (self-identify) and reside and attend college or university in the Greater Boston, Massachusetts, area.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to The Arisdine Krikorian Scholarship must:
Immediate family members of the Trustees are ineligible. Immediate family members are defined as: spouses, dependents (biological, step or adopted children), and grandchildren.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of up to $5,000. Up to 20 awards will be granted.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study only at colleges and universities located in the Greater Boston, Massachusetts, metropolitan area.
All applicants will be notified in May.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Arisdine Krikorian and Family Foundation. Payment is made in early August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
The Arisdine Krikorian and Family Foundation’s review committee will also review a custom essay (up to 10,000 characters, approximately 2,000 words) on the topic:
“Explain how your Armenian heritage has influenced your personal development and your choice of educational and community activities.”
Financial need will be considered.
Preference may be given to applicants pursuing Armenian Studies.
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. The Arisdine Krikorian and Family Foundation will select recipients. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 6, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.