About the Program

The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP), part of the larger Fulbright Program, was established in 2001 by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).  World Learning is the cooperating organization implementing the program worldwide. The program is a field-driven initiative in which Nepali host institutions conceptualize and design projects of interest within an eligible discipline that represent a priority for their respective organizations. These projects are then matched with a highly qualified U.S. academic or professional, who shares their expertise and assists with strengthening linkages between U.S. and foreign host institutions. Participating foreign host institutions benefit by:

  • Gaining global perspectives from experienced U.S. academics and professionals;
  • Executing projects that require a rapid response or flexible timeline through short-term, year-round exchanges; and
  • Building sustained relationships with individuals and institutions in the U.S.

The Nepal Fulbright Commission announces applications open for the 2021-2022 Fulbright Specialist Program to support Nepali institutions through grants to bring U.S. Specialists in selected disciplines to Nepal for two to six weeks anytime between April 2022 and September 30, 2022. Depending on the availability of funding, the Commission will provide up to 5 grants to Nepali institutions.

News and Announcements

Humphrey Fellowship Program (AY 2022-2023)

AY 2022-2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Application Deadline: 24:00 Midnight, July 23, 2021 The US Educational Foundation in Nepal (USEF-Nepal or the Fulbright Commission) announces the AY 2022-2023 Hubert…

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2021-2022 Fulbright Specialist Program

2021-2022 Fulbright Specialist Program Deadline: August 31, 2021 The U.S. Education Foundation in Nepal (USEF-Nepal or the Fulbright Commission) announces application open for 2021-2022 Fulbright Specialist Program. The Fulbright Specialist…

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