Resilience and Opportunity after Covid-19 in Nepal’s Tourism Sector Join The Fulbright Program Student Researcher William ‘Jack’ Shangraw at the American Center on September 19 as he shares his research focusing on…
The Fulbright Commission funds Nepali students for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program (FFSP) for Master’s level study in the US. Approximately 4000 foreign students from 155 countries worldwide receive Fulbright scholarships each year. The program provides all expenses (including travel) for a Master’s degree program of up to two years at selected US universities, in any field except Medicine and Nursing.
Depending upon budget availability, approximately five candidates will be nominated by the Fulbright Board in Nepal.
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program announcement is generally made in late February/early March and eligibility requirements are as follows:
The competition opens each year in January/February.
No. Individuals who have previously resided in the United States for six months or more during the preceding five years prior to the application submission deadline are ineligible to apply
GRE and/or TOEFL scores are not required at the time of application. If you pass the initial screening then you are required to take the GRE and/or TOEFL test, which is offered free of cost by the Commission.
Yes. Full time, post-graduation work experience in field of proposed study is required: three years for men, and two years for women.
Yes, you are eligible to apply even if you already have a master’s degree.
No, you are not allowed to convert your scores percentage into GPA or GPA into percentage.
The transcripts and certificates need to be attested. You do not need to attest your work experience letters.
You are encouraged to re-apply.