Congratulations to all 21 of our 2014 scholarship recipients and big thanks to the Education Committee for a job well done!

We wish to invite you to our next fundraiser Paris a Midi on Saturday, August 16 at Luc Restaurant in the Madison Valley area of Seattle. This 3-course luncheon comes with a complimentary glass of wine, live French music and a silent auction of beautiful handcrafted items from Nepal. All net proceeds will go to fund our 2014 scholarships.

BMKF is seeking sponsors for some of our scholars! If you would like to get involved in a more personal and meaningful way with these remarkable young women, be sure to contact us. We would be happy to send you more information about the sponsorship program!

Sonnia J. Karlsson
Founder / Executive Director

Contact us at:
6523 California Ave SW #304
Seattle WA 98136

The Bo M. Karlsson Foundation is excited to announce our 2014 BMKF Scholarship recipients. This year we will award scholarship to 21 young women in Nepal, including renewed scholarships for 16 students, plus five new scholarships.

The Education Committee faced a difficult selection process with many deserving candidates and a range of considerations to weigh. The committee looked at how clearly each candidate stated her academic and professional goals, as well as student grades, letters of recommendation, and a variety of other factors including caste, ethnicity, family hardship, field of study, disabilities, geographic region, and more.

BMKF is currently seeking sponsors for some of our students. If you or a group you belong to is interested, we are happy to provide more information about our scholars or help match you with a student. To learn more, contact us at

Thank you again for your love and support!

Marilyn Mitchell, Board President/Education Committee Chair
Erin Inclan, Shraddha Rimal, Christine Herbert, Aaron Corn and Sanju Shrestha

2014 New Scholarship Recipients
Saraswati Adikhari - Public Health
Rebikha Bhandari - Nursing
Manisha Kumari Sah - Management
Babita Sharma - Civil Engineering
Suntali Bholan - Education

2014 Renewed Scholarships
Sima Rana - Education
Sita Kumari (1) - Health Science
Sita Kumari (2) - Education
Topala Pun Magar - Education
Pratima Lama - Education
Yami Jhakri Magar - Social Work
Nirmala Ghising - Humanities
Anita Lama - Education
Bindu Shrestha - Nursing
Rama Poudel - Management
Lali Kumari - Nursing
Yangit (Angi) Sherpa - Management
Pema Sherpa - Social Work
Indreni Waiba - Education
Mandira Upadhyaya - Nursing
Ganga Tamang - Social Work

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