PhD Scholarship in Climate Change

The College of Natural Resources in collaboration with the Himalayan Centre for Environmental Humanities HCEH), Royal Thimphu College, invites application for a 3-year fully funded (tuition + monthly stipend of Nu. 30,000) to the PhD programme in Climate Studies. The successful candidate will contribute to an international, collaborative research project that seeks to understand climate-migration from social sciences and humanities approaches. The PhD programme will commence in July 2023.

Interested applicants may submit their application to with a copy to by 15 April 2023. For further information, see or contact

The following documents should be submitted along with the application:

  1. Application form to be filled in and sent vie-mail with other documents. Download the application form from this link: Application-form-for-PhD-admission
  2. Academic transcripts and Master’s degree certificate.
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  4. Letter from the current employer (if employed).
  5. Research proposal related to climate studies (1,500 to 2,000 words).
  6. Recommendation letters from at least two academic and/or professional referees.

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