December 1 , 2023- January 15, 2024 ( आवेदन बुझाउने अवधि: १५ मंसिर २०८०, शुक्रवार – १ माघ २०८०, सोमवार)
Tharus and Friends Association (TFA) initiated scholarship program since its inception. TFA has been providing scholarships to academically intelligent but financially weak students in 10+2 or higher levels in Nepal. The financial amount for the scholarship depend primarily on the availability of scholarship fund which is voluntarily donated by the community members. Therefore, the exact amount may vary year to year.
Goals and Objectives:
To promote educational awareness and excellence within the Tharu community.
To encourage Tharu youths to pursue higher education.
To provide financial support to socially deprived, poor, and intelligent Tharu students.
To prepare academically competent citizen to help empower the community and the nation.
From 2008/2009 to 2019/2020 (Nepal academic year), TFA has provided NRs 2,274,800 in the form of 99 scholarships to students pursuing higher education in Nepal. TFA sincerely expresses its gratitude to all the donors and supporters of this program. Apart from the general scholarship program, starting from 2016/2017, there has been a provision of “Named Scholarship” in which any interested member can donate $300 or more and can name that scholarship of to his/her desire and can also pick a student from the winners’ list to whom he/she wants to sponsor. It may be worth noting that two sustaining “Named Scholarship” donors have chosen to support students from former Kamaiya (bonded laborer) families. For more details, please see below: