Fulbright Post Doctoral Research Program for Nepali Scholars

2014-04-05 - 2014-04-05



The Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Nepal (USEF/Nepal) announces the competition for the Nepali Fulbright Post-Doctoral Scholar research default_scholarship for academic year 2012-2013. Depending on the availability of funding, USEF/Nepal will provide default_scholarship to up to three Nepali scholars to conduct post-doctoral research at a U.S. university during the 2012-2013 academic year for a period of six months.

The subject of the proposed research should relate directly to Nepal. Typewritten research proposals using the prescribed form will be accepted in any field. Applicants should have already established contact with and solicited expression of interest from the U.S. university where their research is to be conducted. Women and scholars residing/teaching outside the Kathmandu Valley are encouraged to apply.

General Requirements for Entering the Competition

  • Only those scholars who received their doctorate during the years 1997-2008 are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must present a fully-developed research proposal, three letters of reference, and the documentary evidence of the following:
    • a recognized doctoral degree;
    • a MINIMUM of three years post-doctoral professional experience in Nepal;
    • Nepalese citizenship;
    • a certificate of good health; and
    • letter of invitation or appointment from a U.S. university.

Application Forms
Detailed instructions and application forms are available from the Commission website www.fulbrightnepal.org.np, or through email. If you would like to receive a copy through email after October 10, 2011, please send a blank email with the subject 'Please send post-doc application' to [email protected]. No applications will be given out after 4 p.m., October 24, 2011. Duplicate hard copies of the complete application set must reach the Commission no later than 4 p.m., November 3, 2011.