Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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11385-NP

All Disciplines (Teaching/Research)

Nepal
South and Central Asia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Kathmandu School of Law, Kathmandu University, and Tribhuvan University

Teach and conduct research in the area of specialization; 80 percent of grantee’s time will be spent on teaching. Courses will generally be taught at the master's level. Depending on the department, it is likely that the grantee will also work with faculty, developing curriculum and conducting workshops and seminars. Specific decisions on courses to be taught will be made jointly among selected grantee, host department and, if necessary, the USEF/Nepal office in Kathmandu.

Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Teach and conduct faculty workshop and trainings in the area of specialization; 80 percent of grantee’s time will be spent on teaching undergraduate/postgraduate students under Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing.  It is likely that the grantee will also work with faculty, refining teaching/learning materials and conducting workshops and seminars.

Grant Length
Five or seven months
Grant Dates

Five-month grants may begin in July/August 2021; seven-month grants may begin in January 2022.

Locations
Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Kathmandu School of Law:

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, but applications in the following specializations are preferred: human rights, conflict resolution, mediation, constitutional law or international law.

Kathmandu University:

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, but applications in the following specializations are preferred: Business administration, including: management, finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management, organizational development, management information systems, entrepreneurship, advance research methodology or advance quantitative techniques/statistics; Engineering, including: electrical, civil, geomatics, computer, environmental, chemical or mechanical engineering or architecture; Medical and biological sciences, including: pharmacy and pharmaceutical science, biotechnology, environmental science, and medical education, including anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, microbiology, public health or other clinical specialties; Arts/social sciences, including: fine arts (painting, sculpture, performance arts), music (folk music), community development, or media studies or economics or development studies; Law: criminal law, company law, property law or administrative law; Education: educational leadership, math education, English language education, curriculum and instruction.

Patan Academy of Health Sciences:

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, but applications in the following specializations are preferred: basic sciences, such as anatomy, bio-chemistry and pharmacology, as well as all public health and nursing specializations.

Tribhuvan University:

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations.

Special Features

South and Central Asia Fulbright Regional Travel Grant

During their grant period, Fulbright Scholars in the South and Central Asia (SCA) region may apply for a regional travel grant to engage in a variety of activities at academic institutions or non-profit organizations in eligible SCA countries (India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Nepal, Republic of the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan).  Activities that U.S Scholars may engage in include: faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, conferences, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, or some combination thereof. Scholars in the arts may be invited to give master classes or recitals, participate in exhibitions or workshops, or consult with cultural institutions. Activities may not include research. This grant will cover travel to and from the destination and lodging may be offered by the hosting institution. Scholars may only apply for this grant once in country on their Fulbright grant. As funds are limited, Scholars are limited to one such travel grant.

South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference

With funding provided by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the U.S.-India Educational Foundation (the Fulbright Commission in India) invites eligible Fulbright Scholars in the South and Central Asia region to attend the annual South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference in India (usually held in February or March). The conference is an opportunity for current Fulbright U.S. Scholars who are on their Fulbright grants in the SCA region at the time of the conference to gather to discuss each other’s work and educational exchange issues and to invite suggestions for the future development and enhancement of the Fulbright Program. Financial assistance to attend the conference is provided as an additional Fulbright grant benefit.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753

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