2017-2018 Fulbright Master’s Program for Nepalis
Five Nepali students are currently studying at the graduate level in various universities in the U.S.
- Mr. Roshan Khatri
Public Health, Acting Medical Superintendent and Medical Officer at Dolakha District Hospital in Jiri, Dolakha.
US Placement: The University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
- Mr. Sanjaya Mijar
Veterinary Epidemiology, Veterinary Officer in the District Livestock Services Office in Bardiya.
US Placement: The University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri with a full tuition waiver.
- Ms. Bhrikuti Rai
Digital Journalism, Reporter at Panos South Asia in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur.
US Placement: 10-month program in digital journalism, Columbia University, New York.
- Ms. Dipti Sherchan
Anthropology, Researcher at Democracy Resource Center – Nepal in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur.
US Placement: The PhD program at University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois (with Fulbright funding for the first two years).
- Ms. Sujana Timilsina
Civil Engineering, Hydropower Engineer in the Department of Electricity Development, Ministry of Energy, Kathmandu.
US Placement: Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.