Top 10 International Scholarships for Nepalese Students

Today, we have come up with Top 10 International Scholarships for Nepalese students. Many universities from different countries offer scholarship for students from developing countries. Most of them however have a special quota for the particular country. Scholarship is chiefly rewarded to graduate students and to students looking for postdoctoral education.

Science and Technology, Public Heath, Education and Social Science are some of the best subjects to apply for scholarship by  Nepalese students.

List of  International scholarship for Nepalese students 2015

NEF Research Grant Programme for Asia-Pacific Region, 2015
NEF which stands for Nagao Natural Environment Foundation offers research grant programme for students from developing country in the Asia-Pacific region which is worth up to 500,000 Japanese yen per project. The grant is offered for two years at the most. Usually, applicants who are either  a  researcher or a scientist or who is engaged in a doctoral course are preferred. It would be beneficial if you are currently conducting some research at a research institution. You can apply for NEF Research Grant Programme for Asia-Pacific Region, 2015 before 20 April, 2015 and 19 October, 2015.

Intermediate Fellowship from Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust rewards intermediate fellowship programme in the field of Public Health and Tropical Medicine for students who are from developing countries like Nepal. You can get funding up to maximum five years and you will also be rewarded by a basic salary which will cover your research expenditure and training cost. The deadline of application is 8th July 2015.

Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards

This scholarship is for researchers. To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be either  a biomedical scientist or health researcher or working in the field of biomedical science. The scholarship is worth up to £30,000 for maximum three years. The deadline for Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards is 11th September 2015. Please note that you should send the expressions of interest letter before 28th August 2015.

RNTC Fellowship 
RNTC  fellowship is allowed for citizen of developing countries who are engaged in professional journalism or who are engaged in programme-making or broadcast training and managing. Your academic and professional merits matter a lot in deciding whether you will get RNTC Fellowship or not. The fellowship covers up to fifty percentage of your course fee and you need to pay for travel and accommodation expenses by yourselves. The deadline for application submission varies. Visit its official site for details.

MBA Scholarships at University of the West of England

This is one of the best university to study at if you are looking for Scholarship in UK. Each year, it offers scholarship to students from Nepal, India, China, Vietnam, Srilanka and other countries. Maximum four scholarships are available for students from one region. This scholarship covers whole course fees worth £15,000. You need to apply before 1st July for September intake and the deadline for MBA scholarship (January intake) is 1 November.

Georg Forster Research Fellowship (HERMES)
This  fellowship programme is awarded specially for postdoctoral researchers who wish to conduct a self-chosen and long-term research project (duration of research is from 6 to 24 months) in cooperation. You need to have a PhD or Ph.D., C.Sc. or equivalent qualification to be eligible to apply for this fellowship programme. The course must have been completed within four years from the date of application. The deadline for this scholarship is mid 2015.

Postgraduate Scholarship in Australia

Postgraduate Scholarship in Australia is given by reputed Murdoch University. You can apply for studying PhD and EdD in any of its programmes. The application must be submitted before 30th September, 2015. This university receives students from 90 countries each year. The students who are able to get scholarship are rewarded with  amount worth $25,392 per year for accommodation.  The students will also receive separate tuition fees and health insurance premiums and if they have someone dependent who is living together, the scholarship also covers their expenses. This scholarship is allowed for 3 years and it can be extended up to six months for PhD.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

This is one of the best University-funded International Scholarships if you are looking for study in UK.  This scholarship covers full tution fees of Graduation course and research including airfare. Each year, nearly 100 international students are benefited from  Gates Cambridge Scholarships.

Sydney Achievers International Scholarships 
Sydney Achievers International Scholarships is given to highly qualified International students by University of Sydney in Australia. You can choose from any Undergraduate or Postgraduate program from University of Sydney. The scholarship is worth AUD 10,000 per year.

Scholarship in USA

If you are looking for Government-funded International Scholarships in USA, then Fulbright Scholarships is the right choice for you. This scholarship is rewarded to more than 1800 International students from 155 different countries who wish to study Masters or PhD Degree in United States of America. The Scholarship covers expenses of tuition, textbooks, airfare, health insurance and living.

Besides these, there are many countries where tution fees are not charged for students. Some of these countries are Slovenia, Germany and Finland. Please post the info about other scholarship programmes on the comment section.


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