A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between United States Educational Foundation in Nepal (USEF-Nepal) and NELTA in 2017 in regard to the activities associated with the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program in Nepal. The ETA program, an element of the Fulbright US Student program, is administered and funded by USEF-Nepal and is sponsored and managed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State. As per the agreement signed, NELTA will liaise regularly with the branches and explore potential places for placement of ETAs. ETAs will serve as language learning assistants to English teachers in the respective placements. Both signatories will work together in order to promote English language teaching in Nepal.