July 20, 2018: IDP Education, a global leader in international education services and an Australian Securities Exchange listed company, has announced a scholarship program amounting to a total of AUD 50,000 to assist Nepalese students access quality international education across English speaking countries such as Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland.
Andrew Barkla, CEO of IDP Education said, “To create more opportunities for students from Nepal, IDP will be offering international education scholarships to ten ambitious Nepalese students. The selection will be merit-based to deserving candidates to help them connect to lifelong career success through an international education degree.”
“We are also looking forward to cooperating with non-government organizations (NGOs) in Nepal to support them in their efforts to make education more accessible for underprivileged youth,” added Barkla.
IDP Education also announced plans to open an office in Kathmandu by August 1 to support Nepalese students achieve their international education goals.
On this occasion, Piyush Kumar, IDP Education’s regional director for South Asia, said, “We are delighted with our plan to launch IDP’s first student placement services office in Nepal, located at Hattisar, Kathmandu.”
“Once the office opens, we look forward to providing the highest quality service to all Nepalese students to help them achieve their international education goals. As pioneers in international education, we understand that choosing the right course, university and city is an important decision. Our highly-trained and experienced counselors will be on hand to help students make these life-changing choices with confidence and clarity. All IDP services are free of charge,” added Kumar.
IDP said it partners with more than 650 leading universities and institutions around the world. IDP also has onshore offices in Australia and New Zealand to support students on arrival throughout their international journey.