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PFP alum appointed as a judge

April 19, 2016
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Congratulations to PFP alum, Arsen Nikoghosyan, on his new appointment! “By a presidential decree of April 12, 2016 Arsen Nikoghosyan is appointed as a Judge of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts Court of First Instance. The Chairman of the Court of Cessation emphasized the high qualifications and knowledge of newly ...

Host an International Student!

April 13, 2016
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Between June-July 2016, international students will take part in a short-term professional program through American Councils Armenia. Students will be hosted by Armenian traditional families so they can experience Armenian culture. Families that host students will receive compensation for providing their guest with a separate room and meals twice a ...

The Carnegie Research Fellowship Program Presentation

March 21, 2016
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American Councils and EducatinoUSA Armenia organize a presentation about the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program.  You will have the chance to meet Alexei Kharlamov, program coordinator, who will provide all the details for the program including the application process. The presentation will take place on March 31, at 18:00, at American ...

PFP Alumni Presentation on March 29

March 21, 2016
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If you are interested to attend our next PFP presentation, please register now! American Councils Armenia invites young professionals interested in the Professional Fellows Program (PFP) to attend a presentation about the application and selection procedures as well as on-program activities. PFP Fall 2015 alumnae, Mariam Evoyan and Satenik Baghdasaryan, will share ...

PFP Alumni Featured in Voice of America TV program

March 11, 2016
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Voice of America (VoA) TV program report on the Professional Fellows Program /PFP/ presents Armenian participants experience and opinions. In the interview to VoA PFP alumna Kristina Hovhannisyan shares her opinion about the U.S. experience and knowledge that she gained during the program. http://americancouncils.am/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/12528839_1701034216820035_782033143_n.mp4

Title VIII Research Fellowships

March 1, 2016
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For scholars and researchers interested in studying Armenian language or conducting research in Armenia, several opportunities are available through programs administered in the American Councils headquarters office in Washington, DC and implemented by the American Councils Armenia office in Yerevan. Title VIII Research Fellowships Funded by the U.S. Department of ...

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 ...