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Bo M. Karlsson Foundation Application for Scholarship
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Award: $500- $2,500 US dollars to selected candidates (one year of support)
In order to apply for the BMKF Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Application Deadline: May 1, 2013
Awarded: July 2013
The Foundation requests that each applicant submit the following documents:
- Be a female resident of Nepal
- Come from an underprivileged class or great financial hardship
- Have satisfactory grades to enter a university or trade school
- Intend to attend a university or trade school in Nepal
The release of funds is dependent on proof of admittance.
A requirement for the recipient is to send an update twice a year about how her studies are going. This may be hand-written or sent via e-mail. Excerpts of what has been written may appear on the Foundation's website. In addition, at the end of the year, we request a copy of her grades. Grades will remain confidential.
- Preliminary Application
- Personal Essay
The essay should be no more than 500 words explaining why you believe you should be a recipient. This essay will be reviewed by the BMK Foundation board of directors and should also reflect the applicant's long-term educational pursuits. Please see Application for further details.
- A copy of school transcripts from highest level completed
- Three letters of recommendation
--(1) one letter must be from your district or village office stating your financial need
--(1) one letter must be from a former or current teacher/professor/advisor
--(1) one letter of personal reference
- Copy of the Letter of Acceptance from the university or trade school
Applicants are welcome to contact the following BMKF Advisors in Nepal for assistance in the application process:
firstname.lastname@example.org, Mobil: 977-9841593884
Keshab Pd Kafle
email@example.com, Tel: 077-057523306, Mobil: 977-9845022887
Tenzing Sheerab Lama
firstname.lastname@example.org, Mobil: 977-9844146788
email@example.com, Tel: 974-118-4866
firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 984-152-3715
Special thanks to Lila Ghising and Dhan Pun for the Nepali translation of the guidelines and application.