Asian Student Membership Scholarship Awards

Anukta Gairola


Anukta Gairola completed her graduation in History (hons.) from Miranda House, Delhi University, after which she pursued her Master degree course in History specializing in Medieval Indian History from Department of History, Delhi University. Currently she is pursuing an M.Phil programme from the Department of History, Delhi University. Her dissertation deals with the Mughal-Garhwal relationship during the 17th and 18th century and the impact of Mughal ideas into the society, culture and state formation in the region of Garhwal. She is keenly interested in understanding the society and culture of Central Himalayan region.

Dawa Gyalpo

Dawa Gyalpo Baiji was born and raised in the Himalayan region of Dolpo, northwestern part of Nepal. He did a bachelor degree in Management and currently is doing internship for Community Conservation and Development center, a non- profit organization. As a social worker, his career goal is to alleviate the rural poverty and to improve mountain livelihood in his hometown Dolpo.


Vijay Jain


Vijay Jain studied Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Computer Science, and earned a B.E. in Civil Engineering from SGSITS in Indore, India. He is extremely interested in the protection of the environment and ecology. He plans to apply his civil engineering knowledge to environmental conservation through post-graduation research in the field in the Himalayan region.

Contact Info

Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies
c/o John Metz, Treasurer
1586 Rockhurst Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45255-2637

ANHS Kathmandu Research Center
54 Kantishree Marg, Baluwatar
Kathmandu, Nepal.