The organizer of the beauty contest among Nepali girls in USA, Miss Nepal US 2018, have called for the application. The event to be held on August 19, 2018 is being organized among girls of Nepali origin living in the USA.
All Nepali girls of age between 19 and 29 can participate in the contest. The contest is organized by Event Planet Inc in association with E-Planet Pvt. in Nepal. This is the sixth edition of the beauty contest.
The organizer, Amit Shah, has told that the event is being organized to empower youth and promote Nepal. The first edition of the beauty contest was held in 2011 at New York. In the first edition, Sujita Basnet of Washington DC, had won the title.
The winner of Miss Nepal US 2018 will be awarded $5,000 education scholarship and other prizes.
Miss Nepal US 2018, Pageant Rules
All Nepalese women residing in USA of age between 18-27 can apply for the contest to be held in Dallas Texas. Applications can be applied electronically at the official website missnepalus.com
Summary of application eligibility criteria
- Age over 18 or below 27 at the time of the submission of application
- Living in the USA and have eligible document to travel in and out of the USA.
- Must be of good health and moral character.
- Must be interested in raising awareness of the current natural disaster occurring in Nepal.
- Must have previous leadership experience in school, college or community and/or have a strong passion to develop leadership qualities.
- Must have the willpower to grow with, adapt to, and find balanced solutions to various challenges.
- Must pay non-refundable $50 application fee.
- Should apply by the deadline: June 24th 2018
Miss Nepal US History
I had written about the past contests in xnepali:
- First Miss Nepal US held in 2011. Sujita Basnet had won the title.
- Second Miss Nepal US was held in 2012. Astha Shrestha had won the title that year.
- Third Miss Nepal US was held in 2013. Bartika Rai had won the title Miss Nepal US 2013
- Fourth Miss Nepal US was held in 2014 and the title winner was Khusbu Mishra.
- Fifth Miss Nepal US was held in 2015 and the title winner was Priyanka Thapaliya.
After the fifth edition of the beauty contest, the contest was not held in 2016 and 2017.
Photos of the past winners:
Miss Nepal US 2011 was Sujita Basnet:
Miss Nepal US 2012 was Astha Shrestha
Miss Nepal US 2013 was Bartika Rai
Miss Nepal US 2014 was Khusbu Mishra
Miss Nepal US 2015 was Priyanka Thapaliya