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Department of Education announces Dalai Lama Trust Scholarship - 2017

The Department of Education announces Dalai Lama Trust Scholarship to study Undergraduate Program and Post Graduate Program in India. Interested students may apply:

Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of Application Form for Bachelor's program: June 15, 2017
  • Last date for submission of Application Form for Master's program: August 31, 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate who is generally good at studies but could not perform well during the final exam
  • Candidate who has excellent moral character (sincerity, honesty & good conduct), and social responsibility
  • An orphan, semi orphan or children belonging to destitute (Nyamthak) and poor families
  • A candidate must be a recipient of Dalai Trust Scholarship for Bachelor's program to apply for Master's Program

Application Procedure:

  • All candidates must submit application form no. 1 along with one of the following.
  • Those applying under criteria 1(a) & 1(b) must submit form no. 2 duly filled by respective School's Principal/Rector
  • Those applying under criteria 1(c) must submit form no. 3 duly filled by respective Tibetan Settlement officer

Document Required:

  • Applicants for Bachelor's program must submit marks Card of Class X & XII (If your Class XII result is not announced, please write your Class XII Exam Roll number in the Application Form)
  • Applicants for Master's program must submit marks sheet of Class XII & Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate of Best Boy/Girl (if any) from School may be submitted
  • Applicant whose parents live in Tibet/deceased/divorced/separated or one of parents are non-Tibetan, must furnish a letter from respective Tibetan Settlement officer or Principal/Rector of the School.

An Applicant who has not studied Tibetan as a subject in class X & XII:

  • Applicant must sit for Tibetan Language Proficiency Test (Class X equivalent) administered by the DoE, and must secure minimum of 33% score. The test shall be conducted in Department of Education (Dharamsala) and Tibetan Settlement offices across India, Nepal & Bhutan. The Student has the option to choose any test location. The test shall be conducted in the third week of June 2017

Important Guidelines:

  • A Student who receives DoE scholarship is not entitled to receive any additional scholarship unless you have a special reason.
  • All documents must be attested either by Tibetan Settlement officer/Joint Secretary & above or Principal/Rector of the School.
  • Scholarship is not awarded for Vocational courses
  • A demand draft of Rs. 200/- in favor of "Tibetan Children's Education & Welfare Fund" must be sent along with Application form as a Registration fee. Those who have Nyamthak number are not required to send this fee.
  • Any Application form received by the Department of Education before 14 days of the deadline will be informed of any missing documents, but the Student must be responsible to resubmit any missing documents before its deadline.
  • Applicants are not required to submit a copy of RC and Green Book because the Tibetan Settlement officer has checked your RC and Green Book by attestation on Application form.
  • Applicants from Nepal & Bhutan, or from Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gangtok and North East who do not have a Registration Certificate (RC) must furnish a letter from respective Tibetan Settlement officer certifying that the applicant is a Bonafide Tibetan Refugee
  • Application Form and required document must reach the DoE by its deadline (Bachelor's program by June 15, 2017 & Master's program by August 31, 2017) on the following address:

Secretary (DLT 2017)
Department of Education, CTA
Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala 176215
District – Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

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