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The Tibetan Association of Alberta is a non-profit organization of Tibetans in the province of Alberta with the majority of its members residing in the city of Calgary.  It’s mission is to preserve, foster and promote the rich and unique Tibetan culture and heritage not only within the Tibetan community but also with the Canadian community at large under the leadership of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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In 1972, the Tibetan Community of Alberta (TCA) was formed to provide a spiritual and cultural home for the Tibetans living in Alberta. In 1977, the TCA was formally registered and incorporated as a non-profit organization under the Societies Act in the province of Alberta.

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Dalai Lama Foundation Scholarship Announcement 2018

The Dalai Lama Foundation (DLF) announces the 2018 Tibetan Graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) Scholarship Program for full-time Tibetan graduate students studying in Europe/Australia/North America. A scholarship grant of up to US$10,000 will be awarded to around 18 exceptional candidates, as a supplementary bursary.

The scholarship program aims to encourage Tibetans students in a graduate field of study relevant to the times, which has the potential to contribute to the welfare of humanity and the Tibetans.
The Dalai Lama Foundation was established to support the advancement and welfare of the Tibetan people, the culture and heritage of the ancient civilization of Tibet, and the promotion of the deep-rooted values associated with that culture and people.

Since its inception in 2011, more than US$1.4 million has been dispersed in grants to almost 100 Tibetan students, 23 of whom were Ph.D. candidates.  Recipients were enrolled in universities such as Harvard, Yale, Columbia, New York, McGill, Oxford, Cambridge, the London School of Economics, Sciences Po (the Paris Institute of Political Studies), and many others.

Applicants must provide official documentation of their acceptance into a graduate degree program at a university in Europe, Australia or North America. Applicants must also provide proof of their Tibetan heritage.

Current recipients who wish to renew their scholarships are required to submit a separate renewal application.

The complete application form, along with all supporting documents must be submitted online by April 30, 2018 (11:59 PM Eastern Time) via http://dalailamatrust.org website. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Receipt of the application will be acknowledged by email. Selected applicants will be interviewed over the phone or Skype. Successful recipients will be announced on July 6, 2018.

Dalai Lama Book for Children

Dear friends, We are happy to announce the launch of the first book to illustrate H.H. the Dalai Lama’s quotes, for a children audience. Forward by H.H. the Dalai Lama. The book focuses on the Dalai Lama’s advice about compassion, kindness and happiness, as well as practical advice for situations children need a hand with […]

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