July 5th - August 30th, 2024


Empowering the Armenian community through health and wellness! Pioneering effort by Thrive Armenia Foundation to bring health and wellness to the forefront of the Armenian diaspora. With unique workshops, immersive learning experiences, and community engagement, we’re building a healthier tomorrow for Armenians worldwide.

Applications for the 2024 Cohort are closed, but stay tuned for updates on our Instagram throughout the summer to see our talented participants in the USA! 

Key Dates

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower and uplift Armenian communities through focused health education, professional
development, and impactful community projects. We aim to address the specific health challenges faced by Armenians
globally, fostering a network of skilled health professionals dedicated to making a difference.

Program Overview

Dive into a journey of growth and discovery with our multi-city program. From the heart of New York City to the vibrant
communities in Boston, Washington D.C., and Glendale, CA, participants will gain unparalleled insights into diaspora
health challenges and solutions.

Participant Requirements

Application Process


Cover common questions about program length, costs, visa assistance, and post-program opportunities.

Eligibility extends to healthcare professionals and medical students with a demonstrated interest in community health improvement, particularly within the Armenian diaspora.

  • Educational Background: Must have a medical or health-related educational background, with preference given to those who have completed an MD degree within the last 2 years. Students currently pursuing their studies may also be considered.
  • Residency/Citizenship: Must be a resident of the Republic of Armenia.
  • Community Health Commitment: Demonstrated commitment to community health improvement.
  • Travel Capability: Ability to travel within the U.S. for the duration of the program, including participating in activities in multiple cities.
  • Visa Compliance: Must comply with B1 visa regulations for non-U.S. participants, with a clear intention to return to Armenia post-program.

The program covers all travel, accommodation, and daily living expenses (food, excursions, etc). The participant is required to have Travel Insurance and purchase on their own. Note that there is no salary or stipend due to B1/B2 visa regulations.

Applicants must submit an online form detailing their educational background, medical specialty, and a motivation letter. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Apply Now through our Google Form. https://forms.gle/8Rxg1QT9xqN2CzLX6

Yes, international participants will need a B1/B2 visa. The program staff will provide necessary documentation and
guidance for the visa application process, but approval from U.S Embassy is required.

The program runs from July 5th to the end of August, with activities and observations in New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., and Glendale, CA.

Contact Us

Let's make a difference, together.

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