EMFound Scholarship

ellaine_tuladharEllaine Tuladhar (1991-2006)

Ellaine Tuladhar (daughter of Allen & Sapna Tuladhar) was always fond of helping others. She believed in giving back to the society, contributing to the community and believed in the power of youth. She was active in extra-curricular and volunteer programs. One of her visions were to give access to education to the deserving ones. Today this organization, continues on her legacy and bears her name, EMFound (Ellaine Memorial Foundation).

The Scholarship 

Ellaine Tuladhar questioned the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her vision of empowering youths and to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.

In her honor, EMFound is proud to honor Ellaine’s memory and support women in technology with the Ellaine Memorial Foundation Scholarship. EMFound hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.

EMFound Scholarship recipients will each receive a financial award for the academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership. In addition, all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend a retreat at EMFound. We know how important a supportive peer network can be for a student’s success. The retreat will include workshops, speakers, panelists, breakout sessions and social activities scheduled over a couple of days.

     Choose your location and apply for scholarship

Ellaine Memorial Foundation Scholarships are offered in any MICNIC College. To find out more about the college choices:

     The Scholarship

Ellaine Memorial Foundation Scholarships will cover tuition fees for the Bachelor’s degree of the recipient. One female undergraduate will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership.

     Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be a female student currently enrolled at a +2 or Alevels for the 2015-2016 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s program at a MICNIC college for the 2016-2017 academic year http://www.micnepal.org/Academia/MICNICFY16.aspx
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field
  • Maintain a strong academic record

The Ellaine Memorial Foundation Scholarship is a program limited to Nepal. If you are a student intending to enrolled or already enrolled at a MICNIC college in Nepal, you are eligible to apply.

 Application Process

Submit an online application by filling this form:


For more information, email us at: mic@micnepal.org


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