Testimonial Category: Scholarship-2019

Tsewang Rigzin

“My area of research focusses on the welfare state, immigration, social policy analysis, means-tested social welfare programs, and poverty alleviation. This scholarship helps me accomplish my dream of contributing to building a prosperous future, Tibet. I am forever… Read More

Tenzin Jinpa

“At UBC, I am working on natural language processing (NLP) using deep learning techniques. In the future, I aspire to contribute towards preserving the Tibetan language through my research in NLP.”

Tenzin Dasal Tarak

“In the future, I hope to create a trip abroad that funds and provides free audiological services to Tibetans in Nepal and Tibet. Thank you to the Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship for this gracious award. I am honored… Read More

Tenzin Dawa Thargay

“Receiving the Dalai Lama Foundation Scholarship has relieved the financial burden of living in New York City and attending SIPA. I am humbled to enter the U.S. Foreign service after graduation and serve as the first American diplomat… Read More

Tenzin Norzin

“The Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship has enriched my graduate school life by allowing me to focus on my studies and aspirations. I am very grateful to the foundation for supporting Tibetan students like me in North America.”

Tenzin Namdol

“As a stateless Tibetan, born in India and exposed to early life struggles, I am invested in immigration law because of my own previous precarious legal status and unique upbringing. Earning a legal education has equipped me with… Read More

Pema Gyaltsen

“After majoring in a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, I decided to pursue further education in the Construction Project Management and Business Analysis program to grasp various aspects of infrastructure skills and business development. I felt extremely privileged… Read More

Kunga Sherab

“My doctoral research is on the cultural history of practices developed to identify incarnate lamas, or trülku (sprul sku) in Tibetan Buddhism between the 13th-20th centuries. I am planning to turn my thesis into a book. The Dalai… Read More

Kunsang Thokmay

“I am immensely grateful for the generosity of “The Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship” and the grand vision of the His Holiness the Dalai Lama. These two always help me to continue my academic journey and also remind me… Read More

Rinchen Dolma

“I am dedicated to promoting and implementing Kundun’s vision through the excellent Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning curriculum. For that, I am genuinely grateful for the Dalai Lama’s Scholarship committee to witnessing the potential and supporting my commitment… Read More