YDF – UWC Scholarships announcement

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce availability of Six YDF- UWC (United World College) Scholarships for Pre-University (Class XI and XII) in the following Colleges: SL# College Types of scholarship Scholarship Offered (in %) per annum Currency Slots Annual fees (2017-18) Age criteria 1 Li Po Chun, Hong Kong Partial 65% scholarship […]

About Bhutan

Bhutan is a landlocked country roughly the size of Switzerland, with a population of approximately 7,50,000. Bhutan is known as Druk Yul, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Bhutan is a country deeply rooted in Mahayana Buddhism, a tradition that stresses not material rewards, but individual development, sanctity of life, compassion for others, respect for […]

While (in)g Vacation winter program 2017 concludes

The 3-week “While (in) g Vacation” winter program for 2016-2017 concluded on 13th January at the YDF’s Nazhoen Pelri Centre in Thimphu. More than 250 children and youth between the ages of 7 and 24 attended the winter program this year. The program is designed for youth and children to while (verb means “to pass […]