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The Dalai Lama Trust, Washington, DC, is pleased to announce its fourth round of graduate scholarship grants for the academic year 2014. Ten to fifteen exceptional candidates of Tibetan descent will be selected to receive scholarship awards of up to US$10,000.00.

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

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.

In order to apply, applicants must be enrolled in or already accepted into a graduate degree program in a university in Europe, Australia or the Americas. Applicants must also demonstrate proof of Tibetan heritage.

The complete application form along with all supporting documents must be received by mail or email (PDF) on or before May 23, 2014 to the Dalai Lama Trust. Receipt of application will be acknowledged by email. Selected applicants will be contacted for a phone interview. Awards will be announced on July 06, 2014.

For further information, please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Download: 1) Application Form in Tibetan or English & Guideline for new applicants (English)

                   2) Renewal Application Form & Guidelines for the past awardees.


Scholarship Committee
The  Dalai  Lama  Trust
1228  17th Street  N.W.
Washington,  DC  20036

Selection Committee Members:

Mr. Tsering D. Gonkatsang, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford
Dr. Tsering Shakya, Canadian Research Chair in Religion and Contemporary Society in Asia, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia.
Ms. Lhadon Tethong, Director of Tibet Action Institute

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