Rangjung Yeshe Institute Program Application

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General Information

Applications are accepted at any time during the year. Please note that only a limited number of students can be admitted to the PhD program each year.

To apply to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Buddhist Studies program, one must complete the following steps:

  • Fill in personal and educational details on the application form.
  • Upload Higher Secondary School (Grade 11 and 12) transcript and B.A. and M.A. transcripts with official English translations where applicable. (For Local students: SLC certificate, high school, BA and MA transcripts are required.)
  • Upload two letters of academic reference.
  • Upload proof of English language proficiency (unless native speaker or Bachelor/Master studies completed in English in an English-speaking country).
  • Upload a statement of interest of 1-2 pages. The statement should specify why RYI is an appropriate institution for your research project.
  • Upload a 4-5 page research proposal.
  • Upload a sample of writing. An essay, published or not, written by the applicant (15-20 pages).
  • Pay the application fee.

Remember to click the Save button after you complete each field. Once you have completed the requirements, declare that your application is complete. You can save your incomplete application at any point and come back to complete it later.

Application Form
Your first name.
Your last name or family name.
Your country of citizenship.
Your birthday.
Format: 10-Jan-1980
Your highest level of education.