Armenian Scholarship Fund

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About

Berklee's Armenian Scholarship Fund was founded in 2017 with the mission of raising scholarship funds for talented young musicians who are financially and academically deserving, possess a broad and meaningful understanding of Armenian history and culture, and have the potential to make a significant contribution to society through music. Your support will help us secure funding for the 2023 scholarship recipient who will attend Berklee's Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive next year.

The power of music is undeniable - it is an innovator, a true change agent, a tool that binds humanity. With this scholarship, we will champion cultural innovation by providing opportunities to future generations of Armenian musicians who have voices the world needs to hear.

With time, we aim to establish a lasting undergraduate Armenian student presence at Berklee College of Music and to create a bridge between Berklee and Armenia, which, in turn, will create opportunities for Armenian stories to be told to the widest audiences.

Why Berklee?

A Berklee College of Music education opens doors to each and every aspect of the global music industry. Berklee is a cultural melting pot, with more than 30 percent of its students coming from 95 different countries. Berklee graduates are making waves in a range of industries all over the world. Just this year, 38 alumni received 43 Grammy nominations across 23 categories, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album, Best Metal Performance, and Best Bluegrass Album.

Past Aspire: Five-Week Scholarship Recipients 

  • Arman Mnatsakanyan
  • Davit Paronikyan 
  • Arpine Martoyan (Maléna)


Watch faculty guitarist John Baboian perform "The Chicken" with Five-Week students Davit Paronikyan (bass) and Arman Mnatsakanyan (drums).


This crowdfunding camapign has ended but if you are interested in contributing to the Armenian Scholarship Fund, you can donate via Berklee's Annual Giving website by selecting "Armenian 5-week Summer Scholarship" as the gift designation.

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