I.  Application Overview

To compete for the title of Miss Nepal North America, all contestants must fulfill the following basic requirements:

  • Age: Must be 18 to 27 at the time of application

  • Marital Status: Must be single and never married

  • Minimum height requirement: 5 feet 2 inches

  • Minimum academic qualification: Must be a high school graduate

  • Must reside in the North American Territories 

  • Must be of Nepali Origin

  • Applicants must possess sound moral character and leadership skills

  • Must be career driven and have a strong desire to succeed

  • $75 Application Fee

 

II. Initial Audition

We will receive hundreds of applications and thus, we cannot interview you all! Therefore, candidates are short listed based on their application. We strongly suggest you to judiciously apply with good resolution pictures and a well-articulated “Tell us about yourself” section of the application. After the initial candidates are chosen, we will contact you for either a Skype audition or a live audition at a convenient location predetermined by the organizers. During the Skype/Live auditions the panel of invited judges will ask you questions regarding leadership, your vision/mission, and other questions based on your application. After the audition, Grand Finale Participants will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Does the Candidate meet the application basic requirements – 10%

  • How well does the Candidate perform in the initial audition – 30%

  • How well is the Candidate's Academic background - 20%

  • How is the Candidate’s Personality and Charisma – 20%

  • How well does the Candidate articulate her words – 20%

 

III. Training Workshop, Talent Show, and Grand Finale

Training Workshop Fee: USD 500 

Depending on the initial applications, we will choose between 15-20 participants to grace the Grand Finale of Miss Nepal North America. All participants have to attend the mandatory Training Workshop that will take place before the Grand Finale. The training worship will last 3-5 days and will take place in New York City. We will hire the best of the best in the business to groom you, guide you, and teach you how to walk, talk, and look the best for the Finale. This is a very important part of getting you in shape for the grand finale. Participants who cannot comply with this requirement will be disqualified, and will not be allowed to take part in the Miss Nepal North America Grand Finale.

What is included in the USD 500 Training Fee?

  • Runway Training

  • Speech and Q&A Training

  • Leadership Training

  • Beauty and Cosmetic Training

  • Network Training (How to network with other people)  

  • Photoshoots

  • Food during your stay

  • Group Excursion (Visit to famous sites in New York City)

In past, the contestants have started a GoFundMe or other crowd funding accounts to help raise the required fees for their journey to the Pageant. Once, a participant is selected officially, you too can start a crowd funding campaign to support your expenses. The Training fee is non-refundable.

 

Talent Show

Talent show is very important as it is one of the best opportunity for you to showcase your talent. Either it be singing, dancing, poetry, and or any other artistic personification - we value your artistic side. Talent show will be judged by a panel of 5-6 external and well-achieved judges in their respected fields.        

Grand Finale

This is the night you’ll have worked your hats off for! This is the night to shine and give it your all. You will perform among the top names in the industry with glitz, glamour and panache. You will get a valuable opportunity to network with the top names in the industry and their relative fields. The Grand Finale will have 3-4 rounds and participants will be judged not only on the performance of the Grand Finale night, but your scores from the initial audition, your training and workshop, and talent show will all reflect on how well you do that night. So it is very important to put your best foot forward from the start. Below is the judging criteria for the Grand Finale:

  • Initial Audition – 10%

  • Talent Show – 20%

  • Training and Workshop – 30%

  • Grand Finale – 40%

IV. Prizes and Accolades

  • The winner will receive the Title of Miss Nepal America 2019. The winner will also receive $6,000 scholarship. She will also receive an opportunity for magazine cover shoots with coveted magazines, and to volunteer for an international Foundation in Nepal. More prizes and accolades will be announced soon.

  • The 1st Runner-Up and 2nd Runner-Up titles are also up for grabs and they will receive $4,000 and $2,000 scholarship respectively.

  • Together with the top 3 titles, there will also be sub-titles for Miss Talent (By Talent Show), Miss Popular (By Public Votes), Miss Photogenic (By Photographers), Miss Smile (50% Photographers and 50% Grand Finale), Miss Best Dress (Grand Finale 1st Cultural Round), Miss Personality (50% by Trainer 50% Grand Finale), Miss Discipline (By Trainer), Miss Catwalk (30% Trainer and 70 % Grand Finale), Miss Congeniality (Miss Friendly voted by Participants), Miss Community Outreach (By organizing body looking at previous volunteer experiences), Miss Best Hair (By Hair Artist), Miss Best Skin, (By Make-up artists), and Miss Rising Star (By trainer for the most improved participant). All participants will receive participation certificates. We have over 40 media, nationally and internationally covering the event, with a reach of over 140 million people. So, it is your time to shine!.

  • More prizes will be announced soon! 

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Miss Nepal North America 

59-88 58th Ave Floor 3rd

Maspeth, NY 

Email: info@missnepalna.com

Phone: (202) 930-1413‬

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