Dharamshala: The Department of Education, CTA announced the names of the students who have been selected for the Horizon Foundation Scholarship for United World Colege (UWC)-2019. The selected candidates are: Tenzing Thokmai, TCV Selakui for UWC Thailand, Penpa Dolma, TCV Gopalpur for UWC Maastricht, Netherlands, Tenzin Yangchen, TCV Selakui for UWC Maastricht, Netherlands, Dechen Chokey, TCV Chauntra for UWC Atlantic and Tenzin Tsomo, TCV Selakui for UWC Red Cross Nordic.
The students will be attending the United World College in the fall of 2019.
UWC has been supporting Tibetan students since 2001. Till date, a total number of 26 students have received this prestigious scholarship.
In the last two years, they have accepted 5 students each year which is the highest number of selection in a year compared to past years. This year too, the applicant pool was very competitive.
“We would like to thank Ms. Gauri, head of UWC Committee from Mumbai. We are also thankful to the Horizon Foundation and the Pestalozzi International Foundation, UK, for sponsoring our students. This surely empowers young minds and will bring positive changes in the world,” said the Department of Education.
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