Jnanasukha Scholarships 2019

In 2015, Jnanasukha Foundation created a scholarship program for study and practice in the Nyingma tradition, especially the Dudjom New Treasures (Tersar) and The Dakini Heart Essence (Khandro Thuk Thik).

Awards up to $500 are available twice a year. 


  • Scholarships are awarded for attending teaching programs and for personal or group retreats under the active guidance of a lineage lama. Scholarships are not awarded for expenses such as travel, meals, lodgings.

  • Scholarship awards are paid to the program's host organization, not to the scholarship recipients.

  • Applicants ideally should have at least five years of experience in Vajrayana.

  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

  • Applicants may be asked to schedule a video conference, submit a letter of recommendation from their teacher and/or submit further documentation.

  • Applications can be submitted online May 1- June 15 and from September 15 - October 31 .

  • Candidates will be notified within fourteen days if their application is successful. Awards will be disbursed on July 15 and December 1.


Your information will be keep in the strictest confidentiality. After reviewing the above criteria, please submit the online application below. Applications are graded on a point system. Please email if you have questions. We look forward to helping you.

online scholarship application

Please complete and submit this form. This online form does not allow you to save or revise your application. If you would like a copy, please let us know.

Name *
Address *
Phone 1 *
Phone 1
Have you previously received a Jnanasukha scholarship?
Are you a monastic? *
Have you completed a three-year retreat in the Nyingma tradition? *
Please list your teachers.
(Please include dates, place, and the teacher you will be studying/practicing with.)