Call for applications for PhD Fellowship, Grant, Fellowship, Assistantship and Special Talents: NAST


2019-05-26 - 2019-06-30

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Masters level scholarships

Scholarships for PhD



Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)

PhD scholarship, PhD Fellowship, Research Grant, Fellowship and Assistantship

Application for Research Proposal

Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) has announced applications for fellowships and scholarships in different categories for the year 2076/77 for Nepalese Citizen. 

Last date to submit application is Ashadh 15, 2076

Categories of grants/fellowships and Scholarships:

  1. PhD fellowship:
    A:Registered in PhD program in any University of Nepal and have not crossed one year duration on the last day of application. Candidate will receive grants up to 3 years.
    B. Scholarship (includes monthly stipends) according to NAST-Universities Collaborative PhD program, has to work full time on Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) labs and degree will be given by Collaborative University.

Eligibility: Students must have First division in Masters level and below 30 years of age. 

2. Research Grants: 

Research grant will be given to individual researchers, departments or Institute. Research proposal must be result oriented and research must be completed within one year. Minimum eligibility: PhD, M.Phil, M.Sc/ME.

3. Fellowships and Assistantship:

a) Research Fellowship: Will be given to Nepalese young scientist who have already done PhD. Students have to submit research proposal for one year research to be carried out at NAST lab. Those students who are working in other organisation can work at NAST lab by taking one year leave there.

b) Assistant Research Fellowship: To be given to those students who have passed M.Sc in first division, have passion and experience in Research.Submit proposal for one year research to be carried out at NAST lab from MSc graduates.

c) Research Assistantship: Will be given to those students who have done masters M.Sc or Engineering graduate (BE/ME) and are interested to work in NAST Lab.

Priority Subjects

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Microbiology
  5. Environment
  6. Material Science
  7. Renewal Energy
  8. Computer
  9. Information Technology
  10. Space/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
  11. Information Technology Management
  12. Chemistry
  13. Alternative Energy Technology
  14. Biological sciences
  15. Solid waste management

4) Special Talents Promotion: Candidates who are involved in the development of Technology but have not completed their 10+2 or equivalent.

Application deadline: Ashadh 15, 2076.

Details in the official notice on NAST:

For more information:

Nepal Academy of Science and Technology

Post Box no: 3323, Phone no: 5547717, 5547714, Khumaltar, Lalitpur