Believing that education changes lives, the United World Schools (UWS) was formed to improve life opportunities for some of the world’s poorest children living in remote and marginalized communities. UWS, a charity organization, runs its programs in the remote and marginalized communities of Cambodia, Myanmar, and Nepal providing them access to free education. Committed to its work, the United World Schools invites application for 2020 Fellowship program in Nepal.
Through the Fellowship program, UWS aims to provide an opportunity to Nepal’s exceptionally bright and accomplished individuals in providing further insight, tools, and opportunities to serve as full-time teachers to children from poor and marginalized. The fellows will have experience of teaching in classrooms and working with students, parents, and community leaders. It will expose the fellows to the grassroots realities of Nepal’s education system and engage them at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connections as a leader building a larger movement for systemic change towards educational equity in Nepal.
Further, the fellowship program has aimed to achieve a broader set of objectives to:
The United World School 2020 Nepal Teaching Fellowship is a full-time program. The successful fellows will receive a stipend of NRs. 4,20,000 during the two years of Fellowship. Further, the fellows will receive housing support up to NRs. 96,000. In addition, Fellows will receive two-way travel expenses thrice a year, medical and accidental benefits.
Also, UWS will commit the fellows to become strong classroom and community leaders through an extensive training program and ongoing professional development. Specifically:
The United World Schools considers a candidate eligible for its 2020 Fellowship Program on the basis of their profile. Moreover, the fellows should have:
Application for the 2020 United World Schools Fellowship program constitutes of completing and submitting the online application form. Moreover, a candidate who meets all the above requirements may only apply for the fellowship program.
United World Schools will accept the application for the 2020 Nepal Teaching Fellowship until 17 November 2019. However, the candidates must note that the priority deadline is on 17 October 2019.