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Scholarship Programs

Scholarship Application Process 
 
Applying for scholarships at A.G.B.U. Manoogian-Demirdjian School (“AGBU MDS”) is easy. Questions regarding scholarship application forms and deadlines for scholarships can be directed to DHS Vice-Principal Anahid Nalbandian. 
 
AGBU MDS scholarship programs are institutionally-funded scholarships that derive from school tuition income allocation and targets student academic excellence. The school also offers endowed funded scholarships that are made possible through the generosity of AGBU benefactors, alumni, and friends.
 
Application Validation 
 
AGBU MDS has established a Scholarship Committee responsible for the administration and validation of the scholarship program. Each scholarship program has its own award criteria, documentation requirements, and funding limitations.
 
Award Letter 
 
Applicants should receive an award letter from AGBU MDS outlining the types and amounts of grants that is being offered to them. Students must review the award letter and follow the instructions to confirm their acceptance of the award. Deadlines may differ for endowment-funded programs. 
 
Scholarships 
 
AGBU MDS scholarships are limited in number and issued on a competitive basis according to the criteria indicated. Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and the rendered decisions are final.  Students are encouraged to review the criteria for each scholarship program before submitting their application. 
 
Institutionally-Funded Scholarships 
 
AGBU MDS – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Value: $ 4,500
Value Detail: Three (3) $1,000 awards and three (3) $500 awards.
Number Available: 6
Criteria:  Available to all students in 9, 10, and 11th grade.  Applicant with highest GPA score will receive the award.  Recipient may receive only one Academic Excellence Scholarship.  The Student Affairs Officer (SAO) shall submit a student conduct attestation letter.
Application:  Complete the AGBU MDS scholarship application and submit it by the deadline.  Contact the business office for additional information.
Renewal:  Recipient may be considered for renewal but must reapply and continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
 
AGBU MDS – Visual Performing Arts (VPA) Excellence Scholarship
Value: $ 1,000
Value Detail: Four (4) $250 awards.
Number Available: 4
Criteria: The Student Affairs Officer (SAO) shall submit a student conduct attestation letter.  Recipients shall be selected from the list of qualified students nominated by the appropriate divisional department.  VPA scholarships are based on student portfolio and minimum GPA composite score of 3.0.
Application:  Complete the AGBU MDS scholarship application and submit it by the deadline.  Contact the business office for additional information.
Renewal:  Recipient may be considered for renewal but must reapply and continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
 
AGBU MDS – Athletic Most Valuable Player Scholarship
Value: $ 1,000
Value Detail: Two (2) $500 awards.
Number Available: The number of scholarships awarded is contingent upon available funding.
Criteria:  The Student Affairs Officer (SAO) shall submit a student conduct attestation letter.  Recipients shall be selected from the list of qualified students nominated by the Athletic Director.  Eligible students must have a minimum GPA composite score of 3.0. 
Application:  Complete the AGBU MDS scholarship application and submit it by the deadline.  Contact the business office for additional information.
Renewal:  Recipient may be considered for renewal but must reapply and continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
 
AGBU MDS – Armenian Academic Excellence Scholarship
Value: $ 1,500
Number Available: 3
Criteria:  The Student Affairs Officer (SAO) shall submit a student conduct attestation letter. Recipients shall be selected from the list of qualified students nominated by the Armenian Department Chair.  Armenian scholarships are based on student portfolio and minimum GPA composite score of 3.0.
Application:  Complete the AGBU MDS scholarship application and submit it by the deadline.  Contact the business office for additional information.
Renewal:  Recipient may be considered for renewal but must reapply and continue to meet the eligibility criteria. 
 
Endowment-Funded Scholarships
 
ARCHIBISHOP HOVNAN DERDERIAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Value: $5,000
Value Detail: Five (5) $1,000 awards
Number Available: 5
Criteria: Available to all existing students, from first grade through twelfth grade, who demonstrate an active community and church involvement, and maintained an overall academic achievement. Eligible students must be United States citizen and of Armenian descent.
Application: Complete and submit the AGBU MDS – Archbishop Hovnan Derderian Scholarship Application and Financial Information Summary Form by or on June 20, 2014.  Students are encouraged to review their application for other documentation requirements before submitting their application.
Renewal: Recipients may be considered for renewal but must reapply and continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
 
AGBU –SFV Chapter Financial Aid Program
Value: $5,000
Value Detail: Five (5) $1,000 awards
Number Available: 5
Criteria: Available to all students, from first grade through twelfth grade who demonstrate a financial need to pursue their education at A.G.B.U. Manoogian-Demirdjian School.
Application: Complete and submit the AGBU MDS – AYA scholarship application and Financial Information Summary Form by or on July 15, 2014.  Students are encouraged to review their application for other documentation requirements before submitting their application.
Renewal: Recipients may be considered for renewal but must reapply and continue to meet the eligibility criteria.