Scholarships Announcement

Royal Thimphu College is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the RTC-YDF Scholarship 2021.
Sl# Enrollment No. Name
1 108747 Chimmi Wangmo
2 112489 Thinley Wangchuk
3 112680 Pema Yuden
4 111712 Sonam Cheki
5 111339 Gopal Guragai
6 110381 Anju Ghalley
7 112083 Karma Dechen
8 111299 Leki Dorji
9 112063 Jigme Metho
10 112742 Rupa Rai
11 111536 Kezang Yuden
12 112061 Tandin Namgyal
13 112504 Pema Cheki Gyeltshen
14 109961 Kuenga Lhazom
15 111772 Dema Lhadree
16 108999 Geeta Subba
17 112329 Kinley Wangmo
18 111979 Sonam Choki
19 110716 Tashi Yangchen
20 108624 Thinley Tshomo
21 112394 Sonam Zangmo


Note: The Interview date and time will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates directly.



2.YDF-RTC Need-Based Scholarship (2021)

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund (YDF) and Royal Thimphu College (RTC) jointly provide ONE FULL SCHOLARSHIP under the YDF-RTC Need-Based Scholarship Programme. The scholarship will cover all tuition and boarding costs for 3 years.



Candidates with a minimum of 50% aggregate in English + best 3 subjects can apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be 22 years or younger and should check the program-wise eligibility criteria and register online for admission, and then submit the YDF-RTC Scholarship Application Form along with the Need-Based Scholarship Financial Eligibility Form in hard copy or via email to The forms can be downloaded from the RTC or YDF websites or can be collected from the RTC city office at room #56, Chang Lam Plaza, Thimphu, or the RTC admission office at Ngabiphu.

The completed application form and the need-based scholarship financial eligibility form should be submitted via email to Short-listed candidates will be announced on our websites and will be called for an interview.

The deadline for submission is June 14, 2021, at noon.

View the scholarship guidelines

Download the RTC-YDF Scholarship Application Form

Financial Need Evidence Form

For further inquiry on the scholarships, please contact our office @ 02-326730 or RTC’s office @ 02-351801, ext# 105 OR 119


3.YDF- UWC Scholarships (2021)

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce the availability of SIX YDF-UWC (United World College) Scholarships for Pre-University (Class XI & Class XII) in the following Colleges:


SL# UWC College Type of Scholarship Slot Scholarship offered (in %) Annual fees in USD for 2021-22 (Approx.) (Without scholarship) Age criteria  Remarks
1 UWC Costa Rica Partially Funded  1 50% USD 39, 500/- Must be 16 years old by 15/08/2021 and must be under 18 years old by 15/08/2021  
2 UWC USA Partially Funded 1 50% USD 41, 410/- Minimum 16 years old and maximum 18 years old as of 1/09/2021  
3 UWC Dilijan, Armenia Partially Funded 1 40% USD 37, 000/- Minimum 16 years old and maximum 17 years old on 1st September 2021. Gender specified: Male
4 UWC Li Po Chun, Hong Kong Partially Funded 1 30% USD 45, 550/- Minimum 16 years old and maximum 18 years old.  
5 Mahindra College UWC, India Partially Funded  1 40% USD 32, 000/- Minimum 16 years old and maximum 18 years old as of 1st August 2021.  
Unfunded (Placement only) 1 0% USD 32, 000/-  


Eligibility criteria

The applicant should have passed class X with a minimum of 75% being the aggregate of English and best four subjects. Interested candidates may apply to YDF, Nazhoen Pelri Complex latest by 3rd May 2021 with the following documents: 

  1. Academic transcripts
  2. 2 passport sized photographs
  3. Reference letters (Recommendation from Head of school)
  4. Merit certificates
  5. Security clearance 
  6. CID copy 

To avail of the UWC Application Form Click HERE

Kindly submit your documents online to  Ms.Tashi Deki at or 02-329135- Ext-118  (further assistance) during office hours.


4.YDF- BracU Scholarship (2020)


10 scholarships available for undergraduate (8 slots) and postgraduate (2 slots) at the Brac University in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Requirements for scholarships are:

Requirements for scholarships are:

1.Criteria of BracU 

2.Scholarship details 

3.Application Form

For more information visit

You can also email us at or contact us at Tel:+975 2 327483/329135 during office hours (09:00 AM – 05:00 PM).


Notice: For the 2020 intake, the classes are scheduled from 5th October 2020 onwards. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the classes will be online, however, if the situation improves, the students can join BracU from the spring semester in January 2021.

References from BracU:

i. Letter from BracU one 

ii.Letter from BracU two