Criteria and Eligibility


COMPETENCIES:The ideal fellows will be highly motivated and talented Nepali youths living abroad and in Nepal, who are passionate about Nepal’s development with the goal of leveraging their outstanding credentials, analytical abilities, and professional and academic networks to find practical solutions to solve our nation’s challenges.

Required Qualifications:

Have high academic achievement (rigorous university, high GPA, coursework rigor)with a Bachelors or Masters in Economics, Finance, Public Policy, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Agriculture or related fields. The exact qualifications vary according to the projects but significant work experience will be accepted in lieu of academic qualifications.

  • Policy analysis and research work in international or national setting
  • Passion, interest and a personal sense of Daayitwa for Nepal’s development
  • Demonstrated leadership or active participation in Nepal-related initiatives or issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and/or Masters completed with relevant 1-3 years work experience
  • Legislative bill analysis
  • Focused research experience
  • Demonstrated leadership in university, community or in professional field

The fellow has to be available for the three month fellowship period in Nepal, from June to August 2017.

You can either mail us the application form to

Download Application Form.

The regular deadline is March 26, 2017 (11:59 PM EST).