Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2023-24

Visiting Scholar Program deadline- 11:59 PM December 20, 2022

Grant Benefits

Dr. Puspa Poudel at Cornell University, 2021-22
The selected scholar will receive
  • J-1 visa sponsorship for scholar and dependent 
  • J-1 visa compliant health benefits
  • round trip international travel to the United States, 1 dependent’s flight coverage
  • a stipend to cover living expenses, settling in, dependent’s allowance* and professional development allowances

Additionally, recipients of this award will be invited to participate in Fulbright Scholar Enrichment Activities as well as Fulbright’s Outreach Lecturing Fund. Fellows will join a diverse, active, worldwide network of alumni, including the Fulbright Alumni Association Nepal, who carry the impact of their transformational Fulbright experience far beyond the period of their exchange programs.   

*Dependent: A dependent is defined as any unmarried child under 21 years of age or the spouse. Accompanying dependent must spend at least 80% of the grant period with the grantee abroad. 

Award Length and Dates
  • The 2023-2024 grant is for a maximum duration of nine months 
  • The earliest a scholar should plan to start is September 1, 2023 
  • The latest start date is April 1, 2024 
  • Scholar must return after completion of program by December 31, 2024