Call for Ageing Research Fellowship (ARF) 2019

2019-02-19 - 2019-04-15


Research Grant

Ageing Nepal, in association with Ageing Nepal Switzerland, is offering three fellowships in the year 2019 to support students in their M.Phil and Master's thesis as a partial fulfillment of the academic requirements of their degrees in any field of study. 

The applicant must be a full time student enrolled in a Master or M.Phil's level programme in one of the universities of Nepal. The research topic must related to the issue of ageing (60+ years) population in Nepal. The thesis has to be written in English and must be completed by the end of December 2019. 

Interested Master's or M.Phil level students are requested to submit an application in the prescribed format to [email protected].

Application Form Ageing Research Fellowship 2019. doc

This grant is for three students only. The selected researchers will be granted Rs. 40,000 before taxes and in two installments. Forty percent of total amount will be paid to each researcher at the beginning of their field work. The remaining sixty percent will be paid after the thesis is approved by the concerned authority of each researcher's respective institution. Two hard and one soft copy of the approved thesis must be submitted to Ageing Nepal. 

Application deadline is 15th April 2019. Applications submitted after this date will not be processed. Applications must be typed in Times New Roman font, size 12. 

For further information please contact: 

Lea Frei or Krishna M. Gautam 
Ageing Nepal 
[email protected] 
Phone: +977-1-4880621 
Yellow Gumba, Nagarjun Municipality, Kathmandu