Fifth Call for Application for R and D Project Funding Support: Kathmandu University

Open From: September 15, 2022
Until: October 23, 2022
This scholarship/grant is closed.

Renewable Nepal Phase II under EnergizeNepal has made 5th Call for Application for R&D Project Funding Support. The date of call is September 15, 2022. The deadline for submission of application is October 23, 2022.

New Applications for Applied Research and Development (R&D) Project Funding Support from EnergizeNepal Project are invited from Nepalese Research Institution (University, College, and other organization qualifying as a research institution) in partnership with Nepalese Energy Industry, and preferably also in partnership with Foreign Research Institution and Foreign Energy Industry, to conduct Applied R&D for industrial development in Nepal in the area of Renewable Energy. The proposed project duration shall be of two years to start on or before Janauaray 1, 2022.

EnergizeNepal is a Project for supporting research based energy sector development in Nepal. It provides funding support to collaborative R&D projects related to renewable energy technology, planned and implemented by R&D institution in Nepal in cooperation with local industries and foreign institutions & industries. EnergizeNepal is managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal, in partnership with Hydro Lab Pvt. Ltd. Nepal, NTNU Norway and SINTEF Energy Research (SEfAS), Norway. It is funded by ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Norway.

EnergizeNepal is open for participation by all Nepalese and Foreign Research Institutions and Industries on competitive equal opportunity basis within the Project Framework. The Principal Applicant shall be a Nepalese Research Institution, which applies for funding support from the Programme to implement a conceived R&D project with the partners. The Principal Applicant and the Partners shall refer to the Application Call Documentand the Application Forms & General Terms and Conditions for preparing and submitting the application.


Download the application related documents

  1. Application Call Document 
  2. Application Forms
  3. General Terms and Conditions 

The document may also be requested via e-mail to

To assist with the application procedure, an Application Assistance Seminar will be organized on October 12, 2022 at Kathmandu University. Please note that prior registration for the seminar is preferred. Please an send e-mail for participation in the seminar by October 10, 2022. The participants shall have referred to the stated documents and started preparing the application.

NOTE: Please contact the EnergizeNepal Project office by e-mail ( for assistance.

Energize Nepal Project

Managed by Kathmandu University in partnership with
Hydro Lab Nepal Pvt. Ltd., NTNU Norway, and SINTEF Norway