The Dalai Lama Foundation announces its eighth round of annual graduate scholarship grants for the academic year 2019-20. Ten to eighteen exceptional candidates of Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000.
Dalai Lama Foundation established the graduate scholarship with the purpose of furthering the human capital development of the Tibetan people by providing scholarships to eighteen exceptional students of Tibetan descent. Moreover, the students will pursue graduate studies in a field of their choice. The Foundation offers scholarships with the intent to alleviate the cost of graduate education. Further, it is aware that the scholarship cannot cover the full tuition for any student. The Foundation provides the scholarships on behalf of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama who has designated and endowed the Dalai Lama Foundation as a proper vehicle to assist humanity.
Successful candidates will receive a scholarship an amount of US$5,000 and US$10,000. Moreover, the students should demonstrate excellence within their chosen fields. Further, their future career plans should embrace both, the Tibetan culture of Compassion and Wisdom. Also, the candidate must commit to giving back to their communities as well as benefit humanity.
Application for the Dali Lama graduate scholarship is available online. Any Candidates wishing to apply for the scholarship may fill the online form and upload these documents:
Applicants must send the complete application form, along with all supporting documents through online on or before April 30, 2019 (11:59 PM USA Eastern Time). However, applications received after the deadline are rejected. We will notify the reception of application via email. Shortlisted applicants will undergo an interview via Skype or phone interview. We will announce the recipients on July 6, 2019.