Organization of Istanbul Armenians (OIA)
2016 – 2017
The Organization of Istanbul Armenians awards scholarships to highly deserving college and graduate students. Each scholarship award amounts up to $2,500. This year a limited number of scholarships will again be made available to qualified students.
We are pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2015-2016 OIA Scholarship awards:
|Hachik Arslanyan||Stevens Technology Institute||Civil Engineering|
|Nadima Avakian||San Francisco Conservatory of Music||Masters of Music|
|Ani Avanessian||California State University, Northridge||Music Education|
|Diana Basmajian||Governors State University||Masters of Occupational Therapy|
|Sevan Bedrosyan||University of Pennsylvania||Juris Doctorate|
|Joseph Bohigian||State University of New York, Stony Brook||Masters of Music Composition|
|Christina Ercomlek||University of California, Los Angeles||Biochemistry|
|Aramayis Dallakyan||Texas A&M University||PhD, Agribusiness and Managerial Economics|
|Deena Dulerian||Georgetown University Law Center||Juris Doctorate|
|Gregory Gasparian||Drexel University College of Medicine||Doctor of Medicine|
|Katrina Gumushian||California State Polytechnic University, Pomona||Business Administration|
|Kevin Ercomlek||California State University, Northridge||Accounting|
|Kevork Khadarian||Albany Medical College||Doctor of Medicine|
|Lara Kose||Drexel University College of Medicine||Doctor of Medicine|
|Ani Meliksetyan||Harvard University||Masters of Education|
|Nicole Agazarian||California State University, Northridge||Radiological Studies|
|Alec Ohanian||University of Houston||Biochemistry|
|Greg Papazian||Massachusetts College of Art & Design||Illustration|
|Vardan Stambultsyan||Case Western Reserve University||Masters of Medical Physiology|
|Anita Svadzian||Boston University||Masters of Health-Epidemiology|
|Talia Agazarian||University of California, Irvine||Civil Engineering|
|Jessica Vartanyan||Alliant International University||Doctor of Psychology|
|Sabrina Yessayan||Harvard University||Masters of Business Administration|
The eligibility requirements for scholarship candidacy for UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE STUDENTS are:
- To be an individual of Armenian descent.
- To have demonstrated academic excellence.
- To be a full-time student in an accredited four-year college/university or a full-time graduate student in the United States AND
a. Completion of at least one quarter/semester is required (for transcript purposes) if student has moved from high school to college directly.
b. Completion of at least one quarter/semester is NOT required if student has transferred from community college to college or student is currently enrolled in a graduate program.
All students wishing to be considered for an OIA Scholarship must complete the application form. The OIA Scholarship Committee will review all applications and make awards to those students whose academic and extra-curricular activities show the most promise, a desire to succeed, and a commitment to making a positive contribution to others. Special consideration will be given to applicants with involvement in Armenian community activities.
Completed application packages along will all the required documentation must be submitted to the Organization of Istanbul Armenians no later than October 31, 2016.
Please forward all the questions you may have regarding the O.I.A. scholarship applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.