Loo Niva Youth Scholarship Program 2019

Loo Niva is pleased to announce an opportunity for Nepalese Youth to participate in the Youth Scholarship Program (YSP) 2019. The YSP is an initiative funded by Kehitys- ja kulttuuriyhdistys Aurora Borealis ry, Finland and Student Union of Jyväskylä University, Finland.

The YSP will provide scholarships for Youths specially girls who have completed Grade 12 and do not have other financial support to pursue higher education, for their full course of study. Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on actual tuition fees of individual courses, plus course books and uniform will be provided of up to NPR 25,000 per annum for professional studies and up to NPR 30,000 per annum for technical skills programs, degree programs, and diploma programs in Nepal. Scholarships will be renewed each year based on continuing financial need and satisfactory performance.

Five (5) applicants from Lalitpur district of Nepal will be selected in 2019. Interested applicants should follow the instructions below.

Eligibility Criteria:

1.  Applicants must have completed Grade 12 from Nepalese School.

2.  Applicants must not be receiving any other scholarships to pursue higher   education.

3.  Completed GSP application form, which will include a Recommendation Form.

4.  Two recommendations: the first recommender should be a school head (Headmaster/Principal) of any school in which he/she has studied. And second one is required from Local government authority.

Application Instructions:

1.  Download the application form at or request an electronic copy by emailing

2.  Submit scanned copies of your completed application form by email to along with scanned PDF copies (not more than 5 MB) of the following supporting documents: 1) Grade sheet of Grade 10, 2) Mark sheet of Grade 12 board examination and 3) Grade 12 pass Character certificate. Please send all application materials via email as scanned attachments; do not mail any materials by post.

3.  In the application form, submit names of two persons, along with their phone numbers and email addresses, who will provide recommendation letters for the applicant. Recommendation forms are included with the application form.

4.  Complete application must be submitted no later than 30 May, 2019.

If you have any questions about the application process, please email to Loo Niva at or call to 977-01-5592054 (Mon – Fri from 9:30 AM - 05:30 PM)