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Dalai Lama Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program, 2018-2019

The Dalai Lama Foundation is pleased to announce its eighth round of annual graduate scholarship grants for the academic year 2018-2019. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding Tibetan graduate students pursuing a full-time graduate degree in any reputable University in Europe/Australia/North Americas.

The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the human capital development of Tibetan people by encouraging the pursuit of excellence among Tibetan students in a graduate field of study that has relevance and potential to contribute to the welfare of humanity and the Tibetan people in particular.

The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded
  • Scholarship Award: Scholarships of US$5,000 and US$10,000 are to be awarded to students who demonstrate excellence within their chosen fields and whose future career plans embrace both, the Tibetan culture of Compassion and Wisdom, and a commitment to give back to their communities and benefit humanity.
  • Number of Scholarships: Ten to fifteen exceptional candidates of Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Europe/Australia/North America

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Tibetan students residing in India/Nepal are especially encouraged to apply.
Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have already been enrolled in or be accepted to a full-time graduate degree program at a university in Australia, Europe or the Americas.
Applicants must show proof of Tibetan heritage and continuity of Dhanglang Chatrel (Green Book) contribution.
Applicants are solely and directly responsible for obtaining the necessary visas to attend the university of their choice.
Eligible candidates must be pursuing graduate studies, whether at the master’s or Ph.D. level or at a professional school.
All graduate programs should be at least one year or multiyear, full-time courses, offered by reputable and accredited universities.
English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Application Procedure

In order to apply, applicants must provide official documentation of enrollment or acceptance into a graduate degree program in a university in Europe, Australia or the Americas. Applicants must also demonstrate proof of Tibetan heritage. Tibetan students residing in India/Nepal are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

The Foundation only accepts online applications. To apply, an applicant must have a Gmail account.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

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