About the Scholarship program
Eligibility Criteria for the Education Scholarship Program. (FESSHIP)
Applications are invited from Nepali residents who:
- Were born and currently reside in Nepal
- Are aged between 16 and 20 at the time of application
- Can demonstrate significant disadvantage in their personal and/or family situation or education opportunities
Applicants should note that scholarship funding is only available for study in Nepal.
FONAI offers educational scholarships for funding full course and/or living costs for the duration of a course of study which must be undertaken & completed in Nepal. The students live in hostels for the duration of their study for reasons of personal safety.
FONAI currently supports nine students, six boys and three girls. Four are completing senior high school and five are completing post-secondary or vocational training studies. Five students are on full scholarship & four are on scholarships in partnership with Children’s Future Fund in Germany.
In future intakes FONAI will address the gender imbalance in the program.
About our Scholarships.
Our FESSHIP management team prioritises funding for scholarships based on identified and verified need.
Individual scholarships are capped at $2,000
Our team liaises with students and their families who may require additional living support as part of the education scholarship.
Applicants are also encouraged to apply for vocational scholarships at approved Institutions, to gain skills to support further study.
Vocational scholarships include, but are not limited to, barista, IT, accounting, cooking and languages.
Our team assists scholarship applicants who wish to pursue vocational training opportunities by providing mentoring, monitoring and advice about quality training.