The Rosine Kizirian Service Armenia scholarship honors the love that Rosine had for her Armenian culture. Raising her children and grandchildren in America, Rosine was dedicated to imparting her wisdom of the Armenian language, faith, and culture onto her family. Her commitment to preserving the Armenian culture helped shine a guiding light on so many young Armenians. This scholarship will be awarded to someone who exemplifies a similar love and curiosity for their Armenian identity. One recipient will receive a $300 scholarship towards their SERVICE Armenia trip fee.
Scholarship Qualifications: Must be applying to participate in one of the three SERVICE Armenia 2021 programs with The Paros FoundationEssay Prompt: In 300 words or less, either tell your story of Armenian identity and what it means to you or why a trip to Armenia is important to you. Please submit your prompt to Sofia, Sofia@cobaltsapphire.com by June 15th. The winner of the scholarship will be announced shortly after.
June 30th – July 18th, 2021
Summer: July 16th – August 1st, 2021 Fall: October 15th – October 31st, 2021
Covid 19 Protocol Applicants are strongly encouraged to participate only if they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The healthcare system in Armenia is overwhelmed and therapeutic treatments may not be available if you contract Covid 19. If you become ill with Covid 19, please note you will be quarantined at your own expense and will not be able to participate in the SERVICE Armenia program, and your fees will not be reimbursed. A clear PCR test result will be required upon arrival at the airport in Armenia (if you have already not taken one within 72 hours of your departure.)