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Promoting Youth Volunteerism in Armenia

February 24, 2016
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Varduhi Dadunts, Project Manager at "Harmony" NGO presents “Community initiatives with youth participation” implemented by her organization in Ashtarak. This project resulted in the creation of two non-governmental organizations and solutions to many community problems in that region. In an interview with Civilnet, Varduhi said that the idea of promoting ...

PFP Alumnus Inspires Others

February 17, 2016
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Armenian alumni from different educational, professional development or research programs in the U.S. will share their opinions about the significance of international education. Continuing this series of articles we present a story from Professional Fellows Program (PFP) 2014 alumnus Tigran Tshorokhyan. "As a Professional Fellow at the Pennsylvania State Senate ...

Professional Fellows Program (PFP) Competition for Fall 2016 is Announced

February 17, 2016
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American Councils is pleased to announce the open competition for the Fall 2016 Professional Fellows Program (PFP), a short-term professional development exchange in the United States. The 2016 on-line application for Armenia is open now. Eligible candidates must submit the online application by April 15, 2016. For more information click here.

U.S. Presidents Day

February 15, 2016
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This Monday Americans will enjoy their annual celebration of Presidents Day. Presidents Day originated as a holiday for George Washington's birthday which is traditionally celebrated on the 22nd of February. Due to a Congressional initiative to attach federal holidays to the weekend, they moved the day to the third Monday ...

Together we can make the world a better place!

February 12, 2016
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Armenian alumni from different educational, professional development or research programs in the U.S. will share their opinions about the significance of international education. We start this series of articles with a story from Professional Fellows Program (PFP) 2015 alumna Mariam Evoyan. International education_Mariam Evoyan

Apply now: Carnegie Research Fellowship 2016-2017

February 9, 2016
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CARNEGIE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2016-2017 RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UNITED STATES FOR SCHOLARS IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. All fellows will conduct research on specific topics in the social sciences and humanities, write a 15 to 30 page academic paper upon ...