2014 Plus 2 Scholarship Graduates

Three of the foundation’s Plus 2 scholarship students graduated in May 2014: Tshering Wongmu, Nawang Puljur, and Tashi Futi.

Tshering Wongmu who is originally from Khumbu studied Studied Management at the Rai School in Narayantar.

Ngawang Puljur from the remote village of Phortse studied Hotel Management, Travel and Tourism at the Saint Lawrence College in Pipal Bot Chabhil.

Tashi Futi also from Phortse studied Education at Puspalal Memorial College in Chahabil.

Nawang Paljor
Nawang Paljor

Featured Student: Nawang Paljor

Nawang Paljor was the recipient of the 2012 Greater Himalayas Plus 2 Scholarship.

He studied Nepali, English, hotel management,travel tourism and accounts at St. Lawrence College in Nepal.

Nawang is from the remote village of Phortse. one of two kids in a single mother family, his father perished on Everest when he was young. Coincidently, the foundation hired his mother to work in the monastery kitchen at Phortse while the artist was working on a cultural restoration project.