scholarship announcement

TFA Scholarship Recipients


Announcement of Tharu Scholarship for 2019-2020

Tharus and Friends Association (TFA) is pleased to announce the Tharu scholarship for the academic year 2019-2020. This scholarship will be awarded to deserving Tharu students of 1-10 grade, 10+2 or Bachelor level only in Nepal. All eligible Tharu students living in Nepal can apply.

Application Submission Period: October 15 – December 15, 2019


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be Tharu.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution in Nepal.
  • Must have a good academic standing.
  • Must not be receiving any kind of financial help from the Government and non-government organizations.

How to apply


  1. Download the application form attached with this announcement. The application form can also be downloaded from the Facebook page of “Tharus and Friends Association, USA”.
  2. Fill-out the form (for non-online) and send it along with supporting/required documents to:

What to include with the application

  • Marksheets/academic transcripts for the immediate previous academic level, for example, SEE if applying for 10+2 level scholarship and 10+2 if applying for bachelor level scholarship. Also include the marksheet for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd years if applicable (if you are in the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year class)
  • Proof of your enrollment or admission (Letter from School/University, Student ID, admission receipt, etc.) in a school or college/university. The student ID must be valid for at least another 6 months from the date of application.
  • Personal statement (one page) – background, interest, accomplishments etc. and why you think you should get the scholarship.
  • Two (2) references with telephone number and email address.
  • Furnish proof if you are claiming for extra-curricular activities, disability, and son/daughter of a Kamaiya family.
  • Certification of your family and financial information by the local ward office.
  • One passport size photo

Scholarship Granting Period

  • Scholarship shall be granted for one year.
  • Funding may be discontinued if recipient performs poorly or misuses the fund, or drop his/her studies

Selection Criteria

  • Academic performance– full-time student with good academic performance
  • Economic condition –Priority to students from low-income families
  • Priority will be given to disabled, orphaned, and Kamaiya students.
  • Priority will be given to students attending public schools/colleges

Announcement of Recepient

  • Scholarship recipients will be announced in early 2020 and recipient will be notified via email and announcement on TFA website and Facebook page.

Reponsibilites of Scholarship Recepient

  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.
  • Provide progress report (e.g. marksheets/transcripts) when the exam results are out.
  • Provide a testimony on how the scholarship helped you
  • Comply with the rules and policies of the scholarship program.


If you have questions or concerns, please write to TFA at: