佛學研究獎學金

資助希望接受正規佛法教育的人士。

個人修持獎助金

為個人修持提供資助,項目包括:閉關、參加公開教授或其它方式。

翻譯研究獎學金

提供獎學金,培訓藏文和梵文經典譯者。

博士研究獎學金

旨在支持目前攻讀佛學研究的博士班學生、進行博士學位研究者、或者正在撰寫博士論文者。

 

阿育王獎助金

資助世界各地的團體和個人,使其透過富有創意和長期計劃的方式,弘揚佛法。

教育工作者獎助金

「教師禪修獎學金」資助現任學前班或中小學校的全職教師,增強個人禪修。

獎項

欽哲基金會設立數個獎項,以表揚對佛學研究、翻譯、弘揚有傑出貢獻的人士。

「工作即修行」獎助金

旨在支持有志習得所需實用技能以利益佛法中心、寺院或僧團的人。

申請資助

欽哲基金會資助個人和團體,從事佛法相關的研習、修持和活動。我們也同時與多所著名院校合作,設立獎學金和學術獎項。基金會秉持欽哲傳承不分宗派的精神,接受來自世界各地不同佛教傳統的人士申請資助,護持對象包括教師、學生、學者、譯者、修行者和閉關者。每份申請函均由欽哲仁波切委任的審核委員一同審核,成員來自美國、歐洲、南美和亞洲。

申請表

有意申請者,請詳閱以上連結所列申請資格和細節,選擇合適的獎助金或獎學金,從這裡直接下載申請表。

 

常見問題
問:可否同時申請佛學研究獎學金和個人閉關獎助金?
答: 不可以。您每次只可申請佛學研究獎學金或個人閉關獎助金其中一項。

問:多久可以申請一次獎學金?
答: 如果您未曾獲頒過獎學金,可以持續遞交申請;但如果您已是得獎者,則必須在資助期結束後才能再次申請。

問:申請額度是否設有上限?
答: 獎學金通常介於500至4,000美元,但您可以申請任何額度的獎學金,我們會根據預算和申請提案來決定是否提高資助額度。

問:如何得悉我是否符合欽哲基金會獎學金或獎助金的申請資格?
答: 欽哲基金會獎學金計劃護持佛法的研習和修持。如果您個人目前就讀佛學學位課程、修讀藏文為了成為譯者、或正在參加閉關,則符合申請佛學研究獎學金或個人閉關獎助金。佛學研習或修持以外的提案,例如以個人、社團或院校名義發行佛學翻譯作品,則可申請阿育王獎助金。欽哲基金會不資助修繕建築和增加資產的提案。

問:可否為朝聖申請資助?
答: 欽哲基金會透過個人修持獎助金,支持以朝聖和閉關為目的的旅程。

問:我是否必須付出與欽哲基金會資助對等的金額?
答: 基本上,我們的預算是:欽哲基金會提供的獎學金或獎助金不超過提案、研習或閉關費用的一半。出家僧侶是目前我們全額資助的唯一對象。

問:可否申請欽哲基金會資助,就讀尼泊爾自生智佛學院?
答: 我們只為自生智佛學院學生提供翻譯研究獎學金。該學院與欽哲基金會合作,也為其他學生提供對等獎學金計劃,有志者必須直接向自生智佛學院申請相關資助。

問:獎學金和獎助金的申請何時截止?
答: 佛學研究獎學金和個人修持獎助金的申請日期是一樣的,每年兩個梯次,分別為12月15日至1月15日及6月15日至7月15日。翻譯研究獎學金的申請期由2月1日起到3月1日止,每年開放一次。

問:可否同時申請佛學研究獎學金和翻譯研究獎學金?
答: 可以。我們接受個人為單一研習計劃同時申請兩個獎學金,但只會頒發其中一項。如果您同時獲頒兩個獎學金,則只會收到其中額度較大的資助。

問:可否以初級譯者身份申請翻譯研究獎學金?
答: 翻譯研究獎學金資助有志成為譯者的人,包括修讀藏文翻譯或高等佛學研究學位。一般而言,我們資助學習藏文,但亦為特別的專案擴大範圍,資助其他語言類別。申請人應具備一定翻譯經驗,並曾於其所屬領域擔任翻譯工作,才能符合翻譯研究獎學金的申請資格。

問:如果我就讀的院校目前並非欽哲基金會合作院校,我可否申請翻譯研究獎學金?
答: 翻譯研究獎學金現已向所有院校開放,接受所有正在修讀高等佛學研究或翻譯研究的學生申請。

Deer Park Institute

 

In 2006, Rinpoche established Deer Park Institute (DPI) in Bir, India, at the foothills of the Himalayas. Rinpoche’s vision to revive ancient Nalanda University’s spirit of open and deep inquiry into Buddhadharma. Students from around the world come to DPI to listen, contemplate, meditate, and experience the teachings. Khyentse Foundation has been funding the operation of Deer Park since its inception and is very glad to witness its rapid growth and its gradual path towards financial independence through donation (dana) from participants and grants from various sources, including the Indian government.

University of California at Berkeley

 

 

 

In 2006, the University of California, Berkeley announced the establishment of the KF Distinguished Professorship in Tibetan Buddhism, thanks to a $1 million endowment from Khyentse Foundation. Learn more about the KF-UC Berkeley collaboration over the years: https://khyentsefoundation.org/focus/focus_july15.html.

 

Eötvös Loránd University

In 2016, Khyentse Foundation made a commitment to fund Buddhist Studies programs at the Institute of East Asian Studies at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest, Hungary. With this funding the university will establish an additional faculty position and offer more courses in Buddhism and Tibetan language to the university’s BA students. The new faculty member will also lead the development of an MA program in Buddhist Studies and coordinate the activities of their newly created Budapest Center of Buddhist Studies.

University of Sydney: KF-UBEF Lectureship

In 2017 Khyentse Foundation celebrated a groundbreaking partnership with the University of Sydney in Australia, establishing a new academic position in Tibetan Buddhist Studies. The lectureship is jointly funded by KF and UBEF (University Buddhist Education Foundation) with support from the Aberbaldie Foundation. Thanks to the KF-UBEF Lectureship and the courses to be offered through it, the University of Sydney now offers the most comprehensive Buddhist Studies program in the Australasian region and in the Southern Hemisphere.

Rangjung Yeshe Institute: Matching Funds Program

In 2016, Khyentse Foundation awarded a grant of $20,000 USD to Rangjung Yeshe Institute in Nepal to support its financial aid program. It is a matching funds program by which Khyentse Foundation matches the contribution from Rangjung Yeshe Institute.

University of Pennsylvania: KF Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies

2016 KF Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies Recipient: Paul McBain

Paul McBain is a second-year PhD student in the Department of Religious Studies, focusing on comparative Buddhist poetry in Japan and Thailand. He speaks Japanese and Thai and studies Sanskrit and Pali. He is also a student of religion and literary theory. His BA is from Oxford University and his MA is from the University of Chicago. His latest project is on the life and work of Thailand’s most famous poet, Sunthorn Phu.

Tokyo University of Arts: Chinese Artist Studies Restoration Arts in Japan

Han Weimeng received a KF Ashoka Grant for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Tokyo University of Arts. The grant enabled him to complete a Master of Arts course in traditional Japanese painting. His goals were to acquire traditional copying techniques of Japanese murals and to enhance Buddhist art preservation skills.

Pal Ewam Namgon Nunnery School

The Pal Ewam Namgon Nunnery School was established in 2011 to provide free Buddhist and secular modern education to underprivileged or orphaned girls in the remote Himalayan region of Mustang, a district of Nepal. Currently the school is home to 39 nuns from around Nepal. KF contributes to the education of these young women by funding the salaries of several of the school’s teachers.

Mongolian Buddhist Women’s Conference

In 2015, the Mongolian Buddhist Women’s Conference brought together 300 Mongolian Buddhist women who were active in their local communities, both rural and urban, to share their experiences, aspirations, and challenges, to learn from each other, and to establish common goals and cooperation. A Khyentse Foundation grant helped to cover travel assistance and stipends to women from rural areas who otherwise might not have been able to attend, as well as meals and rental of the conference space.

Focus Reentry

Focus Reentry is a mentoring program founded on Buddhist principles that offers free counseling and help in securing resources to meet the immediate needs of offenders who are reentering society. Khyentse Foundation has been supporting Focus Reentry since 2012. A 2014-2015 KF grant helped the organization to serve people in two capacities: Human Needs and Mentor Support.

Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy

Khyentse Foundation supported Ven. Bhante Buddharakkhita (Steven Kaboggoza, from Uganda) in his B.A. studies in Buddhist Leadership at Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Sarah College

Sahil Kumar received scholarships in 2011 through 2014 to study at Sarah College in Dharamsala. She writes, “I am fully committed to learn Buddhist Philosophy so that I could serve Indian Buddhists. Thanks a lot to Khyentse Foundation for giving me scholarship by which I am learning the Buddhism.”

National Cheng Chi University

Khyentse Foundation currently partners with Buddhist Studies programs at thirteen universities on four continents to encourage excellence in Buddhist scholarship. National Cheng Chi University is one of our partners.

Khmer-Buddhist Education Assistance Program

KF has developed partnership with the Khmer-Buddhist Education Assistance Program (KEAP) in Cambodia to support recovery of the Theravada lineage of the Cambodian sangha through higher education of qualified monks.

Karma Tekchen Yi Ong Ling Retreat Centre

KF helped to support Rene Vejvoda in a three-year retreat at Karma Tekchen Yi Ong Ling Retreat Centre in Germany.

Bodhi Kids

Inside-Out Prison Project

Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International

Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University

Ven. Bhante Buddharakkhita

Dr. Chao Tung-Ming, KF Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation

Visiting Professor Program

The Mani Foundation

University of Vienna

International Association for Tibetan Studies

Meditation Camp for Bhutanese Teachers

Rice University

Bhutan Nuns Foundation

KF Prize for Outstanding Translation

KF Scholarship Recipient: Luke Younge

 

 

 

In 2009 with the support of a KF scholarship, Luke Younge completed two summer courses of study at Nitartha Institute in the United States. Luke is bringing a systematic two-year Buddhist studies program to Cape Town and Johannesburg. Read more about his journey here.

Chantaloube Retreat Centre

Siddhartha's School

University of British Columbia

Chilean Dharma student scholarship to RYI

TBRC, Cambridge, MA

University of Hamburg: Khyentse Center for Tibetan Buddhist Textual Scholarship

In January 2011 with the support of a grant from the Khyentse Foundation, Professor Dorji Wangchuk established the Khyentse Center for Tibetan Buddhist Textual Scholarship in the Department of Indian and Tibetan Studies, Asia-Africa Institute, University of Hamburg. The center is devoted to scholarly investigation of Tibetan texts, primarily Buddhist.

University of Peking

Warnum Nuns Retreat

Santi Sena

University of Kelanya, Sri Lanka

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

University of of Edinburgh, Scotland

Fu Dan University, China

Palestinian Dharma student grant

Tovana's Israeli Youth Dharma Project: Meditation for Young Adults in Rehovot

 

 

The project began with a pilot mini-retreat, focused on meditation and introduction to Buddhism. The mini-retreat was partially silent and included introduction to Vipassana meditation, sitting and walking meditation sessions, an introduction to the Buddha-Dharma and inter-personal exercises. The second phase was a ten – week’s course, attended by fourteen participants that took place in a community center in Rehovot.

Patrick Dowd's Bhoti Ethical Education Textbook Project

KF is supporting Patrick Dowd‘s Bhoti Ethical Education Textbook Project in developing a set of textbooks for students in the traditionally Buddhist region of Leh, India.