Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12385-NP
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines (Teaching/Research)

Nepal
South and Central Asia

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Award Details
Award 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.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Five or seven months
Award Dates

Five-month grants may begin in July/August 2022; seven-month grants may begin in January 2023.

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

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.

Before traveling to another country on a Regional Travel Grant, it is important to confirm trip details with the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in that country.

Please Note: The 2022-23 Fulbright Regional Travel Program will be dependent on global travel conditions. More information will be provided prior to grant departure. 

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.

Please Note: The 2022-23 South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference will be dependent on global travel conditions. More information will be provided prior to grant departure.  

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
1
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753

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