Testimonial Category: Scholarship-2023

Drukthar Gyal

“I am profoundly grateful and humbled to accept the Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship, as His Holiness’s blessings empower me to realize my dreams and work for Tibet and the Tibetan people in the future. Pursuing an MSc in… Read More

Tsering Chozom Shola

“I’m deeply honored and grateful for the Gaden Phodrang Foundation’s investment in my medical education. I’m also thankful for the support of my family, friends, and mentors. Witnessing health inequities within Tibetan populations, both in America and abroad,… Read More

Tara Yudon Dorje

“Truly honored to receive the scholarship as I pursue my MS in Information at the University of Michigan, renowned for its digital archives and preservation program. Drawing from my diverse experiences in libraries, museums, and archives, my goal… Read More


“Currently pursuing an MA in Education at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, I’m inspired by the multidisciplinary approach of my department. Specifically, the combination of Sociology of Education with Political Science, Indigenous Studies,… Read More

Tsering Yangdol

“I’m deeply honored to receive the Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship, recognizing His Holiness’s vision. This opportunity is both a blessing and a reminder of my duties as a Tibetan. As I train to become a clinical psychologist, I… Read More

Tsering Lodhen

“I completed my Master’s in Theoretical Physics at the University of Madras and taught at TCV Selakui. Now in my second year of the PhD program in Quantum Information and Networking at Stony Brook University, I am honored… Read More

Tenzin Yigha

“I’m deeply honored to receive the Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship and grateful for the Gaden Phodrang Foundation’s support of young Tibetan students like myself. My undergraduate studies in International Relations inspired my pursuit of a legal education, driven… Read More

Tsultrim Gyatso

“I’m a PhD candidate at McGill University specializing in Tibetan Abhidharma psychology. Honored to receive the Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship, I hold an MA in Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia. My journey began at Vikramashila… Read More

Samphel Bayul

“As a Massachusetts public school teacher for nine years, I’ve taught over 200 students in math, reading, STEAM, and social studies. I’m thrilled that Tibet is now part of our second-grade curriculum. After earning my Master’s in School… Read More

Tenzin Sangmo

“I am deeply honored to be awarded the Dalai Lama Graduate Scholarship. With my MPH training in Epidemiology from Stanford University and experience at Men-Tsee-Khang’s Research & Development Department, I am equipped to advance Tibetan Sowa-Rigpa research globally…. Read More