Scholarships

Norbuling Rigter College (NRC) offers scholarships for academic excellence, talent, leadership and initiatives to recognise the potentials of the young minds. The scholarships are:

Ugyen Phintsho Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence Late Ugyen Phintsho was the Proprietor and CEO of Kuen-Gaa Group of Companies. Norbuling Rigter College is his brain Child. Thus, to honor his contribution to Education and the Nation at large through private sector initiative and participation, this award will be offered every year to one student for academic excellence. Once admitted to NRC, the Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs will evaluate the Class XII marks and award the scholarship.

Criteria Benefits Conditions

Academic Excellence

Highest average of the all the marks in the academic transcripts)

Note: If there are two candidates an additional criteria such as Leadership, sports, volunteerism, etc. will be considered. Students should produce certificates as evidence).

Applicable for 2022-2023 Academic Session

  1. Free tuition
  2. Free food
  3. Free boarding
  4. Three years with conditions applied
  1. Display good conduct ( no disciplinary issues)
  2. Should pass (no repeat modules)
  3. Should maintain his/her academic position within top 10 students from the batch.
  4. Non-transferable
  5. At the end of each semester the Management will review if the candidate has fulfilled the conditions.

Note: Failing to fulfil the conditions would lead to revoking the offer at the end of the semester. A new candidate will be selected from the batch applying the same selection criteria.

Kuen-Gaa Group of Companies Scholarship for Talent: Kuen-Gaa Group of Companies is the investor of Norbuling Rigter College. This scholarship will be awarded to one student to honor talent. Once admitted to NRC, students can apply to the Dean of Academic Affairs along with copies of certificates to be evaluated by a committee

Criteria Benefits Conditions

Talent (Non-academic and Non-literary such as sports, games, music, singing, dancing, art, etc.

Students may produce certificates in more than one area. However, the certificates will have to be from the time when studying in classes XI and XII only.

Applicable for 2021-2022 Academic Session

  1. Free tuition
  2. Three years with conditions applied
  1. Display good conduct ( no disciplinary issues)
  2. Lead and coordinate activities related to the talent.
  3. Should not have failed the semester
  4. Should not have more than two repeat modules at a time.
  5. Non-transferable
  6. At the end of each semester the Management will review if the candidate has fulfilled the conditions.

Note: Failing to fulfil the conditions would lead to revoking the offer at the end of the semester. A new candidate will be selected from the batch applying the same selection criteria.

50% Tuition Fee Waiver: NRC offers a 50% tuition fee waiver to students processed through organisations such as Tayayana and RENEW. The College will post this offer on our website and Facebook to inform interested students so that they can apply through these offices. Till now the college has offered 50% tuition fee waiver through organisations such as Tarayana and RENEW as well as to Druk Super Star and Kalapinka for talent in Music.

Tuition Fee Waivers for Academic Performance: NRC also offers scholarships mainly to encourage students to focus on their studies. The Admission Committee will evaluate and announce the recipients every semester. The scholarships are:

Scholarship Title Criteria Benefits Conditions
Academic Excellence 80% and above aggregate Semester Result. 50% Tuition Fee Waiver in the subsequent semester. Eg. If a student had obtained 80% and above in Semester one, the waiver will be applied in semester two. Waiver is valid only for one semester.
Academic Improvement

Admission Committee will announce the criteria, benefits and conditions every semester. The main idea of this scholarship is to provide certain tuition fee waiver based on academic improvement shown by the students to keep the students motivated to focus on their study. This scholarship is broad based as any student who has achieved the required academic improvement can avail this scholarship. It is a semester-based scholarship.

Other scholarships: The college offers scholarships for excellence in different fields such as research, leadership, sports, initiatives, volunteerism, among others to deserving students. The Admission Committee evaluates potential candidates and proposes to the College Management Team for final review and approval to ensure that the credibility of the scholarship is upheld.