Kathmandu University News

Application Call for Fellowship to Wuhan University

isms | 15 March, 2018 15:29

APPLICATION CALL

NEPALESE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP to WUHAN UNIVERSITY, CHINA

Kathmandu University – World Bank Project

“Cooperation for Capacity Building Program on Education of Future Generation of Water Resources Development Professionals”

 

World Bank (WB) and Kathmandu University (KU) have signed an agreement to start a collaborative program entitled ‘Cooperation for Capacity Building Program on Education of Future Generation of Water Resources Development Professionals’.

 

Under this agreement one of the project activities is “Fellowship for Nepalese students to attend training and courses in international Universities”. The objective of this activity is to “Provide exposure and opportunity to work in international research labs and develop professional network.

 

Program:

Students and researchers from KU and TU will stay in Wuhan University for up to 60 days. The choice of the working group and laboratory will be made on the basis of relevant area of studies and availability of supervisors and research facility in Wuhan University.

 

Total Number of Fellowship: 10

 

Institution

Faculty in Engineering

 

Total

Civil

Mechanical

Electrical and Electronics

Environmental

Kathmandu University

2

2

2

1

7

Tribhuvan University

1

1

1

 

3

 

Subject Area:

The subject area of studies is applicable and not limited to following domains:

     Civil Engineering: Structures, Hydrology, Geology, Dams

     Mechanical Engineering: Design, Operation and Maintenance of Turbine, Sediment erosion

     Electrical: High Voltage, Power Transmission,

     Environmental Engineering: Environmental Impact Assessment

 

Eligible Criteria:

Students Pursuing Masters and PhD level at Kathmandu University and Tribhuvan University and not in stage of thesis writing. Female candidates are encouraged.

 

Duration of Fellowship:  Maximum 2 months starting from 15 April 2018

Logistics

Full funding for participation in the Program, including international and domestic travel to and in China, visa fees, accommodation, tuition fees, and daily subsistence allowance will be provided to participants.

The Program does not cover health and travel insurance for the trip and duration of time in China, nor does it provide the costs of a health check if required for the visa application.

 

Application Process:

Eligible applicants should email to bst@ku.edu.np with;

1.       Copy of identity (preferably Passport)

2.       Motivation letter

3.       Recommendation letter from Research Supervisor

4.       Travel permission letter from Head of Department

5.       CV

6.       1000 words essay on ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Water Resource Development in Nepal’

Incomplete application will not be processed

 

Application Deadline: 22nd March 2018.

Short-listed applicants for interview will be notified by 27th March 2018 with the decision from selection committee.

 

For Application and Detailed Information;

 

1.       Dr. Biraj Singh Thapa, Project Leader (KU – World Bank Project)

Email: bst@ku.edu.np

2.       Mr. Suman Dhun Shrestha, Project Coordinator (KU-World Bank Project)

Email: sumandhun@ku.edu.np

 

*NOTE: The decision of selection committee will be final regarding the short-listing and final recipients. Selection will be made on the basis of relevant research and academic experience.

 

 

 
Accessible and Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS
Powered by LifeType - Design by BalearWeb