More than 40 percent of refugees are children and youth who flee Tibet in search of a better education and economic opportunity. Most arrive with very limited academic skills or formal training in Tibetan language and culture. Due to the steady influx of new refugees, Tibetan exile schools are overcrowded and their resources stretched to the limit.

The Tibet Fund has helped establish schools for new arrivals and, through the U.S. State Department’s annual Humanitarian Assistance grant and The Tibet Fund’s Sponsorship Program, support basic education, vocational training, food, clothing, shelter and medical care at three schools for newly arrived refugee children and scores of other schools throughout the exile community.

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Since 1988, The Tibet Fund has received funding from the U.S. Department of State to bring 15 students per year from India, Nepal and Bhutan to pursue higher education in the United States. Some students enroll in one-year certificate or training programs, but the majority enroll in two-year master's-degree programs.

In any given year, The Tibet Fund must provide full support to approximately 15 students. Since the State Department funds a portion of these costs, we raise an additional $250,000 to fully cover the expenses of our students. We are grateful to the many colleges and universities that provide tuition remission under this program. In 20 years, The Tibet Fund has brought 414 Tibetan students to the U.S. to study in some of America's most prestigious educational institutions.


The Tibet Fund is pleased to announce the opening of Tibetan Scholarship Program for 2016. The final deadline for the submission of applications is set for March 31, 2015. For details, please click on the following links:

>>>Tibetan Scholarship Program 2016 Announcement (click here to download/print; PDF format)

>>>TSP Pre-selection Document Sequence for Tibetan Scholarship Program (TSP) Applicants
>>>TSP Gatt Syllabus
>>>The Tibet Fund's TOEFL GRE & GMAT Institutional Code

>>>TSP Grant Agreement
>>>TSP Document Sequence for Selected and Alternate Participants
>>>TSP Application Form for Selected and Alternate Participants
>>>TSP FERPA Release Form
>>>Letter of Recommendation
>>>TSP Medical Form
>>>The Tibet Fund's TOEFL GRE & GMAT Institutional Code
>>>US DOS Medical Form for TSP Students

>>>TSP 2016 Selection Schedule in India and Nepal

If you have any questions, please free to write to Tenzing Choephel Chumeego, Program Coordinator for Tibetan Scholarship Program at  


The Tibet Fund, in partnership with The Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), launched a new scholarship program entitled the Sikyong Professional Scholarship Program (SPSP).

The SPSP aims to support high achieving Tibetan students from India, Nepal, and Bhutan who wish to pursue professional degrees at the most selective colleges, institutes, and universities in India.  Scholarships will be provided by The Tibet Fund, New York, through the Department of Education, CTA. Successful applicants will receive awards of up to INR 300,000 a year depending upon need.

After an applicant is selected for an award, the SPSP will commit to enabling the successful applicant complete his/her full course of study. Applicants may apply for professional degree courses, including Master’s degree, Post Graduate Diploma, M.Phil, or Ph.D. in any subject or field, and Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E.), Medicine (M.B.B.S.), Dental Surgery (B.D.S.), Law (B.A LL.B.), or Architecture (B.Arch), at one of the Top Ten Colleges in India accredited by NAAC with the rank “A” or above.

Pre-scholarship study awards will also be granted to Class XII students (freshers only) who wish to pursue an M.B.B.S. at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) or a B.E. at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). Pre-scholarship study awards will be granted for up to one gap year in the first year after completing Class XII, to study full-time at one of six coaching centers listed by the Department of Education. Upon successful admission to AIIMS or IIT, the applicant will receive a SPSP scholarship to attend AIIMS or IIT.

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