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$15,000 in Armenian Scholarships awarded at Fresno State


Once again California State University, Fresno and its Armenian Studies Program awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Armenian Studies courses.

Twenty-nine students were awarded Armenian Studies scholarships and grants for the 1995-1996 academic year. The recipients are all students of Fresno State and are required to enroll in Armenian Studies courses as part of their awards. The Armenian Studies Program Scholarship Committee, headed by Dr. Dickran Kouymjian, Haig and Isabel Berberian Chair of Armenian Studies, announced the awards. Scholarship and grant recipients were introduced by Professor Barlow Der Mugrdechian at the 10th Annual Banquet of the Armenian Studies Program held in October.

Fund Source: Yervant, Rose, and Hovannes Levonian Educational Grant Candrea Balekian, Fresno, Physcial Therapy, Junior;Anush Chubarian, Yerevan, Spanish, Junior; Aram Gevorkian, Yerevan, Computer Science, Junior; Garo Nakashian, Fresno, Graphic Design, Junior; Tsovinar Petrossian, Yerevan, English, Junior; Mkrtich Pogosian, Fresno, Senior; Marine Pogosian, Fresno, Risk Management & Insurance, Senior; Greg Tchaparian, Fresno, Biology, Freshman; Viktoriya Yerkanyan, Fresno, Business Administration, Junior.

In addition the following students received special Armenian Studies research grants for supervised work under the direction of Dr. Kouymjian: Joseph Krajekian, Emmanuel Ohannessian, Sean Clark, Aram Gevorkian, and Ali Peyvandi.

Fund Source: Charles K. Pategian and Pansy Pategian Zlokovich Scholarships Hakop Adjinian, Fresno, Business Administration, Senior; Jason Ahronian, Fresno, Agricultural Business, Sophomore; Jacqueline Arikian, Fresno, Psychology, Sophomore; Tina Attashian, Fresno, Mathematics, Junior; David L. Emerzian, Fresno, Accounting, Sophomore; Siran Erysian, Fresno, Geography, Graduate; Jacklin Gharibian, Fresno, Biological Sciences, Freshman; Christopher Gooboian, Fresno, Business Admin., Senior; Ara R. Jabagchourian, Fresno, Philosophy & Economics, Senior; Susie Kalinian, Fresno, Biology, Senior; Karen R. Karabian, Fresno, Business Mass Communications, Sophomore; Joseph Krajekian, Beirut, Lebanon, Biology, Junior; Denise L. McCroskey, Fowler, Psychology, Junior; Manuel Momjian, Fresno, Undeclared, Sophomore; Melissa M. Ouzounian, Fresno, Communicative Disorders, Senior; Jennifer L. Peters, Fresno, Business Admin., Junior ; Laura Peters, Fowler, Liberal Studies, Freshman; Stephanie Peters, Fowler, Liberal Studies, Senior; Ali Peyvandi, Fresno, Junior, Biology; Arlen Soghomonians, Fresno, Molecular Biology, Senior.

Fund Source: Nerces and Ruth Azadian Memorial Scholarship Katherine Becker, Fresno, History, Junior.