The Loden Foundation is pleased to announce that we received 258 applications for the Loden-RTC Scholarship alone, out of which 17 have been shortlisted.

We congratulate and invite the following shortlisted candidates below for the final interview round. We thank all the applicants for showing interest in this scholarship. Although we would have liked to support more students, we are limited by budget constraints.

Please note that this shortlisting is only for the Loden-RTC Scholarship. We are still accepting applications for the Loden General Scholarship and the Loden Apprenticeship Programme.

Applicants were shortlisted based on the following criteria:

  1. Academic merit based on Class X and XII results: Scores 1-10 (1 point for 40-50, 2 points for 51-60, 3 points for 61-70, 4 points for 71-80, and 5 points for 81-100 marks in Class X and the same for Class XII marks)
  2. Economic Need: Scores 1-10 for Economic Need (1-5 for parents income status and 1-5 for number of unemployed sibling status. Details can be made available)
  3. Choice of Subject: Scores 1-5 for subject choice (The scores for subjects is set by the Loden Board based on the need in the country. Details can be made available)
  4. Extracurricular activities: Scores 1-5 for extracurricular activities such as leadership, volunteerism, sports, culture and etc. based on documents submitted.

List of shortlisted candidates:

1Ugyen WangmoDrukgyel Central School
2Tshering Sonam YudenMotithang Higher Secondary School
3Norbu ZangmoMotithang Higher Secondary School
4Namgay PhuntshoPunakha Central School
5Dema LhadreeUgyen Academy School
6Phuntsho YudenDrukgyel Central School
7Khandu WangmoRanjung Central School
8Dhan Maya DahalDorokha Central School
9Sonam ChodenBartsham Central School
10Yeshey PaldonYangchenphug Higher Secondary School
11Pema ChokiNangkhor Central School
12Kinley WangmoDungsam Academy
13Dorji LhamoNima Higher Secondary School
14Passang DemaUgyen Academy School
15Tashi YangdonGedu Higher Secondary School
16Karma Dorji DradulNangkhor Central School
17Kinzang ChodenBajothang Higher Secondary School

The interview will take place on 24th June, 2021. The details of the interview round such as mode of interview and individual time slot will be communicated directly to the individual applicants via email. Shortlisted applicants must bring their original documents when coming for the interview.

For any inquiries or clarifications, please contact Programme Officer – Education (Mr Penchela) at 7719-5588 during office hours or email him at