KU School of Education announcement of PhD Fellowships

2017-03-16 - 2017-04-07

International Scholarships

Scholarships for PhD

Kathmandu University School of Education

Announcement of PhD Fellowships

Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) announces two full-time PhD fellowships for Nepali citizens starting from May 2017. The fellowships are provided by the project "Innovations in teaching and learning through contextualized approaches to increase the quality, relevance and sustainability of Education in Nepal", which is funded by NORAD and implemented in collaboration amongst Tribhuvan University (Nepal), Kathmandu University (Nepal), and Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Norway). This is a three-year full time study. Selected candidates will receive monthly stipend during the study period.


  • Completed at least 18 years of formal education.
  • M. Phil in Education degree or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 3.25 out of four-point grading system or 65% in aggregate in previous degree. Candidates willing to apply for PhD must submit a MI research proposal of not more than 4,000 words in one or more of the following themes with a design of PAR (Participatory Action Research) methodology together with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education perspective to implement in 'intervention' schools.
  • Applying Inquiry Based Learning
  • Developing Culturally Contextualised Curriculum Materials.
  • Implementing Innovative and Integrated Pedagogical Approaches
  • Promoting Transformative Professional Development of Teachers
  • Promoting Transformative Teaching and Learning Approaches
  • Contextualized education for sustainable development and
  • Promoting wisdom-based educational processes for sustainable environment and development

Deadline for Application: April 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Written Entrance Test: April 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Interview & Presentation of Research Proposal: April 17, 2017 at 11 AM

Program Resumes: May 1, 2017

Priority will be given to women and disadvantaged groups.

Application can be submitted to KUSOED office in person or can be mailed to

[email protected]

For Detail Information on the Fellowship Please Visit: www.kusoed.edu.np

An open house will be conducted on March 16, 2017, Thursday from 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM at KUSOED office premise, Hattiban, Lalitpur.

Kathmandu University, School of Education Hattiban, Lalitpur, GPO Box 6250 Kathmandu, Nepal.

Tel: 01-5250524, 9801670041

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.kusoed.edu.np