Lion's Roar: Dharma Realm Buddhist University offers scholarships to students affected by natural disasters

Apr 22, 2019

DRBU's need-based scholarship program for students affects by natural disasters was written about in Lion's Roar magazine.

"Dharma Realm Buddhist University in Ukiah, California, has announced a needs-based scholarship program for students affected by natural disasters.

In light of recent events, such as Hurricane Harvey and the Mendocino Complex Fire, the scholarship covers attendance costs, including tuition and on-campus lodging, for the duration of both the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Masters of Arts in Buddhist Classics programs.

“We have personally seen the catastrophic impact of the recent fires on our community and would like to reach out to students who are struggling to afford a college education as a result,” says Dharma Realm President Susan Rounds. “We want to ensure that students are not forced to interrupt their education because of financial hardships created by a natural disaster.”

The disaster relief scholarship covers up to the total amount of tuition costs, which amounts to $21,000 for the graduate program and $28,000 for the undergraduate program."

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