The UWest Financial Aid Office is pleased to present the following announcement on behalf of the International Buddhist Education Foundation:

The International Buddhist Education Foundation (IBEF) has announced that the application deadline for Fall 2022 scholarship and IBEF research grant applications is May 1, 2022. As a continuing effort to keep everyone safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, IBEF applications and all supplemental materials must be submitted electronically.

I. Continued Recipients

Please make sure that you submit all of the following required documents for your Fall 2022 scholarship renewal:

II. First-time IBEF Applicants (including newly admitted students)

Please make sure you submit all of the following documents:

  1. Statement of Purpose (Why did you decide to study Religion?)
  2. The reason why you are applying for the scholarship.
  3. After you graduate, what do you hope to contribute to Buddhism?

III. IBEF Graduate Student Research Grant

Please refer to IBEF Graduate Student Research Grant Policy and Procedure and IBEF Graduate Student Research Grant Application Form for details.

All above documents are to be submitted as email attachments to graceh@uwest.edu by May 1, 2022. For complete information about the IBEF Scholarship and IBEF Monastic Fellowship, please read the IBEF Scholarship Policy and Procedure and IBEF Monastic Fellowship Policy and Procedure.  If you have further questions, please contact IBEF Liaison Officer at graceh@uwest.edu.