The Hindu American Foundation is proud to support Bhutanese Hindu American students through a scholarship of $1,000 dedicated to their academic success. We encourage all Bhutanese Hindu American students to apply.

Scholarship applications are currently being accepted. The deadline for submission to the 2022 application cycle is June 30th, 2022. Notification of award will be by August 1st, 2022.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • At least one parent or grandparent must be a refugee from Bhutan
  • Must have documentation of the educational program
  • Eligible educational programs include graduate or undergraduate studies in institutions located anywhere in the United States
  • Must be a high school or college student

Application Components

  1. Official academic transcripts for high school and any college or university attended.
  2. Essay 1: In 500 words or less, describe your intended degree or certificate program, and how you feel completing this program will affect your future.
  3. Essay 2: In 250 words or less, describe your identity as a Bhutanese Hindu American and what that means to you.
  4. The name, email address, phone number, title, and institution of a community reference.
  5. The name, email address, phone number, title, and institution of an academic reference.

Submit all of the components of your application to with the subject line “Bhutanese Hindu American Scholarship Program” by June 30th, 2022 11:59pm EST.