Priority Deadline: March 5, 2017
– Bachelors and/or Masters completed with relevant 1-3 years work experience
Legislative bill analysis
– Focused research experience
– Demonstrated leadership in university, community or in professional field
Daayitwa Fellows receive need-based stipend and a 6-week leadership course developed with professors at Harvard Center for Public Leadership as well as other research and public management trainings. Our 2017 partner public institutions include Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Agricultural Development, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Nepal Rastra Bank, National Reconstruction Authority, and National Planning Commission
The Daayitwa Summer Fellows 2017 will dissect and stitch together the challenges and opportunities in a range of dimensions of these issues. The common goal of the team is to promote leadership and innovation in governance for creating an enabling environment that promotes economic prosperity and inclusive growth by harnessing the values of collaboration, innovation, and service.
More specifically, fellows will work closely with a partnering government agency, at either national or local level, a member of parliament or a parliamentary committee. This way, fellows will collaborate, innovate and serve rising above the institutional, geographical, political and power-sharing boundaries to fulfill a common goal for national importance.
This year, Daayitwa will be partnering with relevant Nepal Government Ministries, Public Agencies, Parliamentary Committees and private sector stakeholders to work under three key thematic areas – Access to Finance (A2F), Growth and Value Chain.
The ideal fellows will be highly motivated and talented Nepali youths living abroad and in Nepal, who are passionate about Nepal’s development with the goal of leveraging their outstanding credentials, analytical abilities, and professional and academic networks to find practical solutions to solve our nation’s challenges.
Have high academic achievement (rigorous university, high GPA, coursework rigor)with a Bachelors or Masters in Economics, Finance, Public Policy, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Agriculture or related fields. The exact qualifications vary according to the projects but significant work experience will be accepted in lieu of academic qualifications.
Policy analysis and research work in international or national setting
Passion, interest and a personal sense of Daayitwa for Nepal’s development
Demonstrated leadership or active participation in Nepal-related initiatives or issues.
For More Information/To Apply: http://daayitwa.org/programs/governance-initiative/fellowship/summer-fellowship-2017/