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Fulbright Specialist Program for Nepali Institutions

KMC Lalitpur

The Fulbright Specialist Program offers opportunities for established U.S. professionals and academics to share expertise, gain international experience, and develop collaborative partnerships through short-term, project-based exchanges at institutions around the globe.

The program is a field-driven initiative in which Nepali host institutions conceptualize and design projects of interest within an eligible discipline that represent a priority for their respective organizations. These projects are then matched with a highly qualified U.S. academic or professional, who shares their expertise and assists with strengthening linkages between U.S. and foreign host institutions.

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Project activities may include but are not limited to:

  • teaching or training
  • developing curricula or teaching/educational materials
  • institutional planning
  • building capacity of faculty, administrators, or staff
  • delivering seminars or academic courses
  • and conducting needs assessments for programs or institutions

Fulbright Specialists apply their expertise to a diverse array of activities including, but not limited to:

  • Delivering seminars, trainings, or workshops
  • Consulting on faculty or workforce development
  • Developing academic or training curricula/materials
  • Providing lectures at the graduate or undergraduate level
  • Engaging in strategic or institutional planning
  • Conducting needs assessments or evaluations for a program or institution

Participating Host Institutions

  1. Institutions of Higher Education
  2. Government Institutions (ministries or agencies, courts, parliamentary or congressional bodies)
  3. Cultural Institutions (conservatories, museums, etc.)
  4. Non-Governmental Organizations including issue-centered institutions and think tanks, and
  5. Medical Institutions (public health organizations, teaching hospitals, etc.) 

Eligible Disciplines

Projects will be reviewed in all disciplines, but priority will be given to the following fields of eligible disciplines:  

  • Agriculture
  • American (U.S.) Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Biology Education
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry Education
  • Communications & Journalism
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Math Education
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution Studies
  • Physics Education
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public/Global Health
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning

For further information,

Contact  fulbcomm@fulbrightnepal.org.np

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