Deadline: July 12, 2013 | Type: scholarship
The United States Educational Foundation in Nepal (USEF-Nepal or the Fulbright Commission) announces the competition for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships for the academic year 2014-2015. The program brings mid-career professionals from developing countries to the United States for 10 months of non-degree study and related practical, professional experiences.
Fellowships are granted competitively to professonal candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public service in the government, NGO, or private sectors, and a potential for national leadership.
The Humphrey Fellowships are offered only in the following areas:
General Requirements for Entering the Competition
Applicants must have at least 4 years of progressively more responsible professional experience in Nepal, be under 45 years of age, and possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree (i.e., at least six years of study beyond SLC). Except in the field of journalism, applicants must hold policy-level positions as Managers, Administrators or Planners. Please note that teachers, technicians, or researchers (except for teachers of English as a Foreign Language and specialists in substance abuse education, treatment and prevention) are not eligible for the Humphrey Fellowship. An applicant’s employment record must show a pattern of exceptional career progress.
Qualified women candidates and members of disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply for this exceptional professional development opportunity.
The application form and further information are available on the Commission website www.fulbrightnepal.org.np. Interested persons are encouraged to access and download the application and information from the website since the application form needs to be completed using a computer or a typewriter. Out-of-valley residents who are interested in the program but do not have access to the internet or email can request a paper application to be mailed to them by calling 4444780 ext. 24 between 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Monday - Friday before June 28, 2013.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE COMMISSION NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M., FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013. INCOMPLETE OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
The Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Nepal (also known as the Fulbright Commission and USEF/N) announces the competition for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships for the academic year 2014-2015.