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Dutch Support to Nepal…….
The Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP)
Nepalese students have been studying in the Netherlands since the early 1970s. Every year about a hundred students attend an international program in the Netherlands. So far, about 2,000 Nepalese have graduated from different institutions all over the Netherlands in areas like Engineering, Law, Social Sciences and Management.
In a recent report of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs the revitalization
of alumni associations was singled out as an important means to intensify
contacts between the
Many Nepalese students are supported by the Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP). The Consulate of the Netherlands is the body responsible for helping prospective Nepalese students in contacting an institution that meets their needs.
An advantage of the NFP has been that the brain drain phenomenon, linked to full-fledged training in abroad, is avoided. NFP Participants must have a job to which they can return after finishing their study or training in the Netherlands.
More details can be found at the NUFFIC website at http://www.nuffic.nl
G.P.O. Box 8975 / EPC 1224