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2017 Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarship Announcement

2017 GRADUATE (MA and PhD) SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Dalai Lama Trust is pleased to announce its seventh round of annual graduate scholarship grants for the academic year 2017-18. Ten to fifteen exceptional candidates of Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000.

The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the human capital development of the Tibetan people by supporting the pursuit of excellence among Tibetan students in a field of graduate studies of their choice. You can read the fully updated 2017 Scholarship Program Guidelines for detailed information. For information in Tibetan language, plesae click here.

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.

Please note that since the 2016, The Dalai Lama Trust only accepts online applications:

To apply, an applicant must have a Gmail account. Here are the links to the online application forms in Tibetan and in English 

Current awardees of the program who wish to renew their scholarship are required to submit a separate online renewal application

The complete application form, along with all supporting documents, must be received by The Dalai Lama Trust on or before April 22, 2017 (11:59 PM Eastern Time). Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. Receipt of application will be acknowledged by email. Selected applicants will be contacted for a Skype or phone interview. Recipients will be announced on July 10, 2017.

Please review the following important application guidelines and documents, available at http://www.dalailamatrust.org/scholarship before completing the online application:

  1. 2017 The Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarship Application Guideline
  2. Link to 2017 The Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarship Application Form
  3. 2017 The Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarship Renewal Application Guideline
  4. Link to The Dalai Lama Trust Graduate Scholarship Renewal Application Form

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