We work to support education and our Scholarship Fund is to raise funding support for Mongolian students with scholarships and fellowships. In 2016-2017, we placed our first Scholarship Application call and we received 7 applications. The two winners are named the Mongolia Foundation Fellows. In 2017-2018, we received 21 applications.
Khashkhuu Otgontulga moved to the US at age 4. He has lived in Colorado until age 14 where he moved to Chicago. He is now an undergraduate senior at the Illinois Institute of Technology studying Computer Science. During the summer of 2017, he worked as a research assistant at IIT. He is passionate about coding and plans to graduate in December 2018. He aspires to be a software engineer and wants to inspire Mongolians to study STEM majors.
Erdenebaatar Erdene-Ochir is a Ph.D. student in Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCSB and a master’s degree in theological studies from Harvard. He studies Indo-Tibetan Buddhist philosophical polemics and history of Buddhist scholastic traditions as well as intellectual histories of Tibet and Mongolia.
Tsatsral Battsengel is a chemical engineering graduate student at the University of California Santa Barbara. She completed her bachelors degree at the University of Michigan in 2016. Tsatsral is passionate about doing research and learning. One of her dreams is to improve domestic production in Mongolia. Family and friends are priorities in her life.
Enkhsaikhan Batbayar was born in Ulaanbaatar and spent his childhood with his entire extended family in Mongolia. Immigrated to the U.S, at the age of 7, he is now a college student attending University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a history major. He is currently working with undocumented students at the Educational Opportunity Program and despite his own status, he is aspiring to enter into the field of law. He is proud of his Mongolian identity and he hopes to become a role model to the new generation of Mongolian-American children.
Your donation will make an important impact on education and will help achieving aspring goals of underprivilieged students from Mongolia and American students of Mongolian heritage.