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Fully Funded Dalai Lama Fellowship Program 2020 at the University of Virginia

Fully Funded Dalai Lama Fellowship Program 2020 at the University of Virginia

Fully Funded
Country: USA
City: Virginia
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Applications are now open for the fully funded Dalai Lama Fellowship Program 2020 at the University of Virginia. Dalai Lama Fellows offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity.

Moreover, fellows learn practices for increasing self-awareness, self-care, and resilience, for connecting with others and working across differences, and in building solutions for generations to come. Similarly, over the course of a year, with the support of mentors and coaches, each Fellow implements an original Field Project addressing a global challenge. Upon graduation, Fellows join a LifeLong Community, where they connect with and support each other while continuing to advance their leadership journeys.

Benefits of Dalai Lama Fellowship Program 2020

  • Immersion in our distinctive yearlong Head, Heart, Hands online leadership curriculum;
  • Similarly, one-on-one and small-group coaching to support their projects in social change and personal development as contemplative and collaborative leaders;
  • Likewise, participation in the Contemplative Leadership Assembly with Fellows from around the world and dynamic faculty; and
  • LifeLong affiliation in our global learning community and support system.
  • Dalai Lama Fellows will cover all travel, lodging, and meals for the Assembly


In order to fulfill the minimum requirements, a candidate must demonstrate the following through the application:

  • A next-generation leader who is between ages 20-35 years
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Interest in learning and practicing contemplative practices throughout the year
  • Similarly, social change project that can be undertaken over the course of the fellowship year
  • In-depth knowledge of the community and the issue that the proposed project is seeking to work with and address, preferably with more than one year of previous experience working with the community in question
  • Also, commitment to participating in our online learning platform, coaching calls, etc.

How to apply for the Dalai Lama Fellowship Program 2020?

All the applicants apply online through the official website by filling an online application form. Further, The application for Dalai Lama Fellows consists of six major parts:

  • Applicant Background and Overview

  • Essay Questions

  • Your Resume/CV

  • One Letter of Recommendation

  • Application Video


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline20 January,2020
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUniversity of Virginia
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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