Programs for Nepali Citizens
Opportunities for Nepali students and scholars to study or conduct research in the United State are announced in the newspapers, radio and on this website. The competitions are nation-wide and open. Selections are made by the Fulbright Commission's bi-national Board of Directors after an intensive review of applications, English language screening, and interviews.
Near East & South Asia Undergraduate Exchange Program (NESA UGRAD):
The Near East and South Asia Undergraduate Exchange Program (NESA UGRAD) is a part of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD Program), a scholarship program managed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of
Programs for U.S. Citizens
The Fulbright Program provides opportunities for American students and scholars to do research or lecture at universities in Nepal. Annually, the Fulbright Commission sponsors 12-15 American Fulbrighters. Please see below, this page, for categories of grants to American Citizens.
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program in Nepal has been running since the first cohort of three ETAs came to Nepal in August 2009. While Fulbright ETAs in Nepal primarily focus on their work as co-teachers in English language classrooms in Nepali government schools, ETAs have engaged in a broad range of training, curriculum review and