Ageing Research Fellowship 2017: Call for Applications

Ageing Nepal, in association with Ageing Nepal Switzerland, is offering three fellowships in the year 2017 to support students’ Master’s thesis for partial fulfillment of academic requirements for their Master’s degree in any field of study.

The applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in a Master’s level program in one of the universities of Nepal. The research topic must be related to the issue of ageing (60+ years) population in Nepal. The thesis has to be written in English and must be completed by 31st January 2018.

Interested Master’s level students are requested to submit an application in the prescribed format to [email protected]. Application forms are available at:

This grant is for three students only. Each of the selected three research proposals will be granted Rs. 40,000 before taxes and in two installments. Forty percent of the total amount will be paid to each researcher at the beginning of their field work, after presenting to Ageing Nepal the proof that her or his proposal has been approved by the concerned authority of the University or college that they are enrolled in. The remaining sixty percent of the amount will be paid after the thesis is approved by the concerned authority of each researcher’s respective academic institutions. Two hard and one soft copy of the approved thesis must be submitted to Ageing Nepal.

Application deadline is 30th April 2017. Applications submitted after this date will not be processed. Applications must be typed in Times New Roman font, size 12.


For further information please contact:

Mr. Krishna M. Gautam

Ageing Nepal
[email protected]
Phone: +977-1-4485827

House no. 340, Ramchandra Marg, Battisputali, Kathmandu


Ageing Research Fellowship (ARF) 2016 Winners:

Sunita Rai, Sociology, PK Campus Bagbazar (Thesis on: Socio-economic Correlates of Elderly Abuse)

Prakriti Khanal, Sociology,  PK Campus Bagbazar (Thesis on: Children’s Migration and Its Effect on Old Age People)

Suman Thapaliya, Population Studies, TU Central Campus, Kirtipur (Thesis on: Earthquake Induced Vulnerability among Elderly People


Last date of application: 30th April 2017

Application forms: