Institute for Integrated Development Studies Graduate Fellowship Program (IIDS GFP) invites applications from Social Science graduates (Master's level) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, and Pokhara University. The program encourages applicants to offer creative solutions to regional issues, particularly in the areas of public service delivery systems. The IIDS GFP strives to instill values of good governance, public sector ethics, and professionalism in the early years of the fellows' careers through ongoing mentoring, coaching, and training.
IIDS GFP will equip you with the skills you need in public administration, leadership, policy-making, and evidence-based research through direct interaction with local governments in Nepal.
The goal of the IIDS GFP is to hasten local development through the combined efforts of Nepal's aspiring young people. It seeks to accomplish the following objectives:
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Work experiences: Provides first-hand work exposure by engaging fellows with local governments of Nepal (in partnership with the National Association of Rural Municipalities in Nepal).
Learning from practitioners as well as academic experts: Fellows will regularly have the chance to connect with seasoned development industry experts and academics (national and international - in partnership with Professors without Borders).
Comparative approach: This strategy is used during training sessions and workshops, with a focus on comparisons between Nepal and other global systems of government.
Analytical and problem-solving skills: Develop autonomous, analytical, and problem-solving abilities to recognize, address, and resolve issues pertaining to the public sector utilizing appropriate research methodology.