Gyalyum Scholarship Programme

Gyalyum Scholarship Programme was initiated with the ancillary technical support from the Department of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education. This program was aimed at providing support to the children of the neediest families in order to help them continue their education. It also provides financial assistance to the schools in the remote districts for the development of essential facilities.

Kids Profile

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Age: 12
Village: Kuenga Rabten
Gewog: Drakteng
Dzongkhag: Trongsa

Kinley enjoys reading, singing and playing football. Yeshi enjoys reading and writing. She wants to become a police officer and help her family and the community.

Yeshi Tshogyal

Trongsa

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Age: 13 Village: Ngatshang
Gewog: Zhephe
Dzongkhag: Mongar

She enjoys playing and watching football. Her dream is to become a teacher. She believes that it is a teacher who educated all the doctors, lawyers, politicians and engineers. Her believe is that, no matter the position someone may hold, everyone has progressed to where they are in life because they had a mentor, a teacher.

Dechen Lhaden

Mongar

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Age: 13 Village: Zuney
Dzongkhag: Bumthang

Kinley enjoys reading, watching her friends play football and exploring new places. Her dream is to become a Doctor, not for the fame or fortune, but one who will serve her people and country to the best of her capabilities. She wants to take pride of being able to heal her patients.

Kinley Wangmo

Bumthang

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Age: 21 Village: Buchunang
Gewog: Durjegang
Dzongkhag: Dagana

She enjoys reading and likes writing. English is her favorite subject. Her future goal is to become a lawyer. She wants to protect the victims and prosecute criminals. She believes in fighting for what she thinks is right and wants to provide justice to the vulnerable people.

Lhaden

Dagana

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Age: 14 Village: Pangserpo
Gewog: Durjegang
Dzongkhag: Dagana

Jigme enjoys reading and writing. She aspires to become a prominent doctor in the future.

Jigme Wangmo

Dagana

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Age: 13 Village: Jalu
Gewog: Barp
Dzongkhag: Bumthang

Kinley enjoys reading, singing and playing football. He has a gift for solving mathematical problems. He likes challenges to solve difficult problems that involve creating solutions and requires inventions. His ultimate dream is to become an engineer. Kinley thinks that engineers are modern-day inventors!

Kinley Wangchuck

Punakha

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Age: 19 Village: Jalu
Gewog: Barp
Dzongkhag: Punakha

Pema enjoys reading and dancing. Dancing is her biggest passion. Her dream is to become a professional dancer in Bhutan. Although dancer in Bhutan doesn’t make much she thinks that it allows and gives her the ability to express herself without having to say a single word.

Pema Choki

Punakha

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Age: 18 Village: Mongka
Gewog: Udzorong
Dzongkhag: Trashigang

Nedup enjoys reading, writing and knitting. Her favorite subject is economics and her future goal is to become an economist.

Nedup Wangmo

Trashigang

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Age: 12 Village: Shongphu
Gewog: Shongphu
Dzongkhag: Tashigang

Nedup enjoys reading, writing and knitting. Her favorite subject is economics and her future goal is to become an economist.

Tandin Wangmo

Tashigang

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Age: 12 Village: Dangrey
Gewog: Nubi
Dzongkhag: Trongsa

Sonam enjoys reading and Math. Her dream is to become an Engineer. She wants to help the nation by building infrastructures out of eco-friendly resources.

Sonam Chuki

Trongsa

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Age: 13 Dzongkhag: Mongar

She enjoys reading, playing with toys and studying for English class. Her dream is to become an English teacher. Her favorite teacher is her English teacher who inspires her to teach English.

Tshering Chuki

Mongar

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Age: 18 Village: Dorokha
Dzongkhag: Samtse

Tshering enjoys cooking, reading, listening to music, knitting, and writing journals. She is also an active member of Scout Association of Bhutan.

Tshering Lhamo

Samtse

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Age: 12 Village: Dorokha
Gewog: Dorokha
Dzongkhag: Samtse

Thinley likes playing badminton, and enjoys grooming herself. Her dream is to become a professional RENEW counselor. She thinks that counseling empowers diverse individuals, families and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness and career goals. Thinley hopes to uplift the lives of the unprivileged.

Thinley Wangmo

Samtse

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Age: 13 Village: Kalikhola
Gewog: Lhamoizingkha
Dzongkhag: Dagana

Robins enjoys watching action movies and playing football. He dreams to become an Army officer. He thinks that army men are the real heroes of the nation for they struggle to protect our nation from anti-social elements.

Robin Gurung

Dagana

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Age: 11 Village: Kalikhola
Gewog: Lhamoizingkha
Dzongkhag: Dagana

Suraj enjoys playing football and math. He wants to become a Math teacher in the future. He wants to share his knowledge of math by making it easy and interesting.

Suraj Gurung

Dagana

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Age: 8 Village: Kalikhola
Gewog: Lhamoizingkha
Dzongkhag: Dagana

Dorji enjoys watching movies, playing with her friends and practicing Math. She wants to become a Math teacher. She thinks that math is an important subject and useful in our day-to-day living.

Dorji Wangmo

Dagana