Summer Language Intensive Application

This completed form, your statement of purpose, unofficial transcripts, writing sample, resume, and letter of recommendation must be submitted by May 8, 2020.

Please select your preference for Classical Sanskrit or Classical Tibetan.
Please check the box above if you would be interested in switching from Tibetan to Sanskrit, or from Sanskrit to Tibetan, if your preferred language program does not get sufficient enrollment to move forward.
List website, school, individual or other source.
Please provide the full name, institutional affiliation, email address, and phone number of the individual who will be writing a reference letter on your behalf. You are responsible for having this person email the letter of reference by the deadline to programs[at]
Please write a statement of interest explaining how the program for which you are applying is appropriate and timely for you, personally and/or professionally. (Please use separate page and email to us if more than 300 words)
If you would like to request a partial tuition waiver, please describe your special circumstances here. Include significant accomplishments, unique contributions you could make to the program, and/or the significance of the waiver on your ability to enroll (due to financial need or personal circumstances).
The Summer Language Intensive requires additional documentation to complete your application. These include unofficial transcripts, a writing sample, a letter of recommendation, and a resume or CV, as described in the application instructions. Please forward all required materials to Upon receipt of all documentation, your application packet will be forwarded to our admissions committee. You may provide detail of the items to be sent to us in the space above.

After submitting your application above, please click here to continue to pay the $50 application fee.

Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages
Attn: Program Admissions
2018 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704