The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Nepal

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Contact Information

Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Nepal
(Fulbright Commission)

P.O. Box: 380, Aakriti Marg, Maharajgunj
Kathmandu, Nepal
Website: Fulbright Commission/USEF-Nepal

Points of Contact

Nick Langton
Executive Director
USEF-Nepal, Kathmandu
Tel: +977 1 590 7757 / 590 7764 Ext: 110
Cell: +977 98511 87158
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Alum Contacts

We invite you to contact these Fulbright alumni for questions or advice prior to your grant. They can be an excellent resource for unofficial questions – what type of clothing to bring, how to open a bank account, and more.

Fulbright U.S. Scholars:

Alton C. Byers
Scholar Research, 2021

Shiva Gautam 
Fulbright Scholar Teaching and Research, 2023

Fulbright U.S. Student Researchers:

James Ricks
Fulbright U.S. Student Researcher, 2021

Rachael Lau
Fulbright U.S. Student Researcher, 2022

Peter Makela
U.S. Student Researcher

Fulbright English Teaching Assistants:

Haylee Maude
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, 2023

Pemba Sherpa
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, 2023

Fulbright Scholar and President of the Fulbright Alumni Association of Nepal:
Purna Nepali
Visiting Scholar, 2017

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All Disciplines (Teaching/Research)

All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

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Award activities should fulfill an 80% Teaching and 20% Research breakdown. Teaching should be limited to 2 courses a semester, 6 hours of teaching per week. 

Kathmandu University and Tribhuvan University

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