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Foreign Employment Descendants Scholarship Application 2080

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Foreign Employment Board Secretariat, Babarmahal, Kathmandu

Foreign Employment Descendants Scholarship Application

The Foreign Employment Descendants Scholarship, a pivotal initiative by the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, along with the Ministry of Foreign Employment, offers a vital financial support system for the academic advancement of children impacted by the adversities faced by their parents in foreign employment. This scholarship, applicable for the academic session 2080, caters specifically to children under 18 years of age who have experienced the loss, serious illness, or total disability of a parent with a labor permit for foreign work. It underscores the commitment of the Nepalese government to uphold the educational needs of these children, ensuring they have access to continuous learning opportunities.

The program requires applicants to furnish specific documents and adheres to a set timeline, emphasizing the importance of timely and accurate submissions. With an inclusive approach, the scholarship encompasses students from pre-primary to class 12, offering substantial financial aid to ease the educational journey of eligible students. This initiative not only reflects the government's dedication to supporting vulnerable families but also reinforces the value of education in building a resilient and empowered future generation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Children of workers who received financial aid due to death, disability, or sickness after obtaining a labor permit.
  • Applicants must be under 18 years, studying in pre-primary to class 12 in community or institutional schools.

Scholarship Timeline

  • The deadline for scholarship applications is the end of Kartik 2080.
  • Scholarships are granted for the academic session 2080.

Required Documents for New Applicants

  • Guardian's citizenship copy.
  • Death registration certificate of the deceased worker.
  • Worker's passport or passport number.
  • Proof of total disability (if applicable).
  • Student's birth registration copy.
  • Proof of relationship between the student, guardian, and worker.
  • Bank account opening document of the student or guardian.
  • Local level recommendation.

For Kindergarten Applicants

  • Student application form.
  • School recommendation letter.
  • Worker's passport copy (dated to the Employment Board 2064).
  • Bank account document of the student or guardian.

Scholarship Amount

  • Basic level students receive Rs. 12,000 per annum.
  • Secondary level students get Rs. 16,000 per annum.
  • Note: Scholarship is awarded once per student in each class.

Responsibilities of Schools

  • Inform students and parents about the scholarship.
  • Collect, verify, and forward applications according to the Scholarship Operating Procedure, 2080.

Local Level Responsibilities

  • Collect and submit details of scholarship recipients.
  • Review applications and forward them to the Foreign Employment Board.

Additional Information

  • For queries, contact the Labor Call Center (toll-free no. 1141) or the Foreign Employment Board Secretariat (phone no. 01-5320311, 01-5320433).
  • Further details available at

Publication Date

  • First published in New Newspaper Nayapatrika Daily on 2080/08/04.

Notice Scholarship in Nepal

Department of Foreign Employment (DOFE)

Buddhanagar, Kathmandu

Estd. 1971