100 lives announces the ” Amal Clooney Scholarship”

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 10: (L-R) Amal Clooney, George Clooney, guest and Ruben Vardanian attend the 100 LIVES initiative, to express gratitude to the individuals and institutions whose heroic actions saved Armenian lives during the Genocide 100 years ago, on March 10, 2015 in New York City. The program, led by Ruben Vardanyan, Vartan Gregorian and Noubar Afeyan, establishes the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity as a means to empower modern-day saviors. During the event, the group reiterated the need to combat genocide and advance human rights efforts. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for 100 LIVES)

100 lives launches the « Amal Clooney Scholarship», an annual scholarship for young Lebanese women to pursue a degree at the United World College (UWC) Dilijan in Armenia. The new « Amal Clooney Scholarship» is part of an ongoing effort by 100 lives to strengthen cross-cultural education and understanding through collaborative social and philanthropic projects.

The first Amal Clooney scholarship was awarded to Pamela Tebchrany, a dedicated lebanese student who graduated top of her class. She will be using the scholarship to pursue her interests in human rights and women’s equality.

attend The 100 LIVES initiative to express gratitude to the individuals and institutions whose heroic actions saved Armenian lives during the Genocide 100 years ago. The program, led by Ruben Vardanyan, Vartan Gregorian and Noubar Afeyan, establishes the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity as a means to empower modern-day saviors. During the event, the group reiterated the need to combat genocide and advance human rights efforts on March 10, 2015 in New York City.