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Essay Contest-Armenian Genocide

Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian and Senator Scott Wilk are holding an essay contest for the 2017 California Armenian Legislative Caucus’ commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. All high school students in 9th through 12th grade are invited to participate in the essay contest to increase greater awareness of the Armenian Genocide on its anniversary.


The winners will be awarded scholarships of:

Scholarship Awards:

  • First Place: $1,000
  • Second Place: $500
  • Third Place: $300


Students will also be acknowledged at the California Armenian Legislative Caucus’ annual Armenian Advocacy Day during a press conference on April 17, 2017 and receive special recognition from the Assembly member and Senator.

Please encourage your students to participate.  Winners will be contacted directly and announced to mainstream and Armenian media outlets on Monday, April 10, 2017.  Please follow the link below to get more details and criteria.