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NABIL SSE Fellowship Program in Social Entrepreneurship

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NABIL SSE Fellowship Program in Social Entrepreneurship

NABIL School of Social Entrepreneurship describes social entrepreneurs as people who have practical ideas for change, using social entrepreneurial approaches to tackle complex social problems. These enterprising individuals who have identified an unmet social need, find a business model that can sustain & create lasting social impact. Their work is aimed at improving people’s experience and quality of life and promotes positive social wellbeing, economic prosperity, and/or environmental sustainability of communities.


  • Provide a platform to present their creative ideas and solution through social enterprises
  • Promote and Develop Social Entrepreneurs in all the provinces of Nepal
  • Facilitate access to finance for social entrepreneurs
  • Raise the profile of social entrepreneurship
  • Support learning that builds leadership capacity
  • Support those creating change in their local communities

Programs under NABIL SSE:

  • Fellowship Programme in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate course in Social Entrepreneurship

NABIL SSE Fellowship Program in Social Entrepreneurship

This is the flagship program of Nabil SSE and is aimed to support people starting up or growing projects/ideas/ventures that make a positive difference in society. This is a National Program conducted in collaboration with Tribhuvan University (TU), Faculty of Management, and is delivered on the premises of the School of Management, TU (SOM-TU).  The program offers 20 fellows 6 months learning program following a robust methodology to gain first-hand experience and along the way use the ‘learning by doing' approach.

40 fellows, 2 cohorts per year, 6 months learning program, and 12 months of mentoring support

Duration of the Course: This is a six-month-long program, with mentoring for a period of 12 months. Every month fellows will attend the learning program for 3 days and they will have a residential program for 18 days in total. Each one of them will also be paired with a mentor who will be their sounding board for their entrepreneurial journey for 1 year.

Expected Outcome of the Course: At the end of 6-12months, the Fellow will have an investment ready-enterprise or a business ready with product/service to trade in the market. They will face a panel of impact investors at the end of the program and pitch their ideas for investment.

Profile of course applicant: Anyone between the age of 18 to 50 across seven provinces who has a practical business idea to solve social problems - be it in education, healthcare, water & sanitation, agriculture, food, livelihood, climate change, energy, etc. The applicants must be students or pass out of Tribhuvan University.

This person is willing to invest her/his time and energy into learning to develop their idea into an enterprise by taking action.

Click here to Apply Online or download the Application Form and email the completed application form to [email protected]

Application Form (English)

Application Form (Nepali)

Application Deadline: 20th August 2022

Nabil SSE Certificate Course in Social Entrepreneurship:

700 students per year, 25 per cohort, 28 cohorts per annum, across all 7 provinces

NABIL SSE will partner with a college in each province to offer this course.

Duration of the Course: This is a three-month-long course, at the college itself of the respective province. Each day will have 6–8 hours long engagements. In total the course will need participants to attend the course for 14 days over 3 months. There will be 4 cohorts of 25 participants each year in every province.

Expected Outcome of the Course: At the end of 3months, the participant is expected to have built an entrepreneurial mindset, has developed a business model with a feasible solution and is ready to receive a bank loan.

Profile of course applicant: Anyone above the age of 18 across seven provinces who wants to build an entrepreneurial mindset and be introduced to the basics of running a social business. They should have identified a problem that they want to solve using a social entrepreneurial solution that is at an early stage, proof of concept, or market entry level. And this person is willing to invest her/his time over a course of 3 months. They should have functional knowledge of the Nepali language and the intention to take their idea to the next level.

Click here to download the Application Form

Please email the completed Application Form to the respective college or fill out the google form (if available) for the respective colleges:

Province College Name Email Address Google Form
Province 1 Mahendra Morang Adarsha Multiple Campus [email protected]
Madhes Province Birgunj Public College [email protected]

Bagmati Province Campion College [email protected]

Gandaki Province LA GRANDEE International College [email protected]
Lumbini Province Kshitiz International College [email protected]


Karnali Province Surkhet Model College [email protected]
Sudurpaschim Province Sudur Paschimanchal Academy [email protected]



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