All applicants must:
Possess Nepali citizenship.
Be currently employed, and have at least 4 years of progressively more responsible professional experience in Nepal as of the application submission deadline of July 10, 2015, with the assumption that the applicant will have the required 5 years of experience by August 2016. The professional experience should be in the relevant field, after the completion of a university degree (that is, a 4-year bachelor's degree, or if the bachelor's degree is of 2-year/3-year duration, then a master's degree). Volunteer jobs, internships, and work done as a requirement for an academic degree shall not be counted towards the required duration of work experience.
Have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree. (That is, graduation, with at least six years of study beyond the SLC. If the bachelor’s degree was of fewer than four years duration, then a master’s degree is also required. Candidates who have two or more 2-year/3-year bachelor’s degrees in different fields but who do not have a master’s degree are ineligible to apply.)
Be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English (see section 6, under ‘Application Instructions’).
Be under 45 years of age by the application submission deadline.
Be employed at a mid-career, policy level with progressively more responsible working experience in the government, NGO or private sector.
Be eligible for a non-immigrant J-1 U.S. visa.
Have a demonstrable commitment to public service and potential for national leadership.
Have a wish to develop problem-solving capacities, enhance capabilities to assume greater career responsibilities, and return to a significant public service role upon completion of the Humphrey Program.
Application for the
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
for Mid-Career Professional Study in the United States in 2016-17
The application Detail is availiable:
The Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Nepal (also known as "the Fulbright Commission" or "USEF/Nepal") was established in 1961 by executive agreement between the governments of Nepal and the United States, and has operated continuously since that time. It is a binational organization governed by a Board of Directors composed of five Nepalis appointed by the Government of Nepal and five Americans appointed by the American Ambassador. The Board sets policies, awards grants and oversees the Commission's Secretariat which administers the exchange programs. Day-to-day operations of the Commission are the responsibility of the Executive Director.