The Luys Scholarship Program (LSP) is one of the two main programs of the Luys Foundation. It ensures that Armenia thrives and creates a stronger presence in a knowledge-based global economy, being on an equal footing with the leading nations.
Luys grants scholarships to Armenian students worldwide to study at the world`s top universities.
Whilst studying, Luys Scholars apply their acquired skills and knowledge with their direct participation in designing the Luys Develop Armenia Program (DAP).
Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity or that he/she is a direct descendent of Armenian immigrants. Please submit documents such as birth certificates or baptism certificates, or naturalization documents that state the country of origin and nationality.
The student cannot apply if he/she has only a conditional offer from the university.
Students are required to be full-time students for the duration of their degree programs. Deferment of a scholarship is not allowed.
The student can apply for the Luys Scholarship only after applying first to their university internal students aid office for a scholarship by their chosen university. The financial application has to be up-dated and presented along with the current year academic program application when submitting the request for a scholarship with the Luys Foundation. A student may not present to the Luys foundation an old submission.
Student cannot apply to Luys twice for the same level of academic degree. For example, one cannot apply for a second masters degree etc.
You will receive support only for one degree from Luys. For a second support by Luys to move to the next level of degree (from an undergrad to masters or masters to PhD), you will be on a waiting list and awarded only if there is availability among the 10 openings per university.
Every year, the Luys online Scholarship Application starts on April 1st and closes on July 15th. Late or incomplete applications will disqualify the submission.
The first 10 people applying with a full application file that shows an unconditional offer from one of the universities listed by Luys for the up-coming academic year will be eligible for a Luys Scholarship.
Luys Recognized Universities (LRU):
Required documents for submission
The Luys Foundation is expecting students to make an effective contribution to the world, and encourages civil participation for Armenia. The Luys Foundation program expects all scholars to play an influential part in the betterment of society. This does not necessarily presuppose a career in the public sector, but lays a foundation for its scholars to be intellectually and morally capable of leadership in their chosen field, as well as a proud Ambassador of the Armenian culture anywhere in the world.Applicants will be required to show integrity of character, interest in and respect for others, the ability to lead, and an ambition to contribute to society. They will be asked to: