EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features

First Place Entry by Huda Basri

EducationUSA Pakistan once again held its annual Creative Writing Contest for students aged 16 to19 this summer. High school students from across the country participated by submitting original works of fiction that began with the line: “I pressed the red button and everyone around me lost their memory.”    I ...
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Second Place Entry by Zaib Uddin

EducationUSA Pakistan once again held its annual Creative Writing Contest for students aged 16 to19 this summer. High school students from across the country participated by submitting original works of fiction that began with the line: “I pressed the red button and everyone around me lost their memory.”  I pressed ...
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Third Place Entry by Monima Farooq

EducationUSA Pakistan once again held its annual Creative Writing Contest for students aged 16 to19 this summer. High school students from across the country participated by submitting original works of fiction that began with the line: “I pressed the red button and everyone around me lost their memory.”    I ...
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EducationUSA Features USEFP

Opportunity Fund Students Shine Bright

The EducationUSA Opportunity Funds (OF) program helps students from all over the world overcome seemingly unsurmountable odds to obtain a U.S. education. The brightest students who lack even the financial resources to cover the up-front costs of obtaining admission (such as testing, application fees, and airfare) work closely with advisers ...
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Events & Outreach Features Programs USEFP

Pre-departure orientation prepares Pakistani students for their Fulbright journey

On December 22 and 23 USEFP held its first ever virtual pre-departure orientation for 138 departing students who will pursue master’s and PhD studies in the United States. The 2020 Fulbright Student cohort initially comprised 180 grantees, of whom 7 departed in the fall while the rest were taking their ...
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EducationUSA Pakistan celebrates International Education Week

Reflecting the unique flavor of the higher education system it recommends, International Education Week 2020 was celebrated with a diverse array of events inviting participation from local educators, U.S. embassy officials and of course, the students of Pakistan. In an atmosphere where in-person events and large gatherings are off-limits, this ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

First-ever virtual South Asia Tour proves to be a resounding success

Regional team effort prevailed as the virtual South Asia tour was described by several participating U.S. Higher Education Institutions (HEI) Representatives as the “best virtual fair [they had] participated in.” Held over two weekends, the Graduate Fair came first on October 2 and 3, followed by the Undergraduate Fair on ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

EducationUSA PDO celebrates students departing to the U.S.

EducationUSA’s Pre-Departure Orientations conclude each year’s advising cycle. Intended to prepare students freshly enrolled in U.S. education programs for the initial experience, these orientations cover the catalogue of shared circumstances that the early period in a new environment presents. With the pandemic postponing the start date for last year’s successful ...
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USEFP celebrates seventy years of promoting educational and cultural exchange

USEFP celebrated its 70th anniversary on September 23, this year. Although the extensive festivities planned for the occasion were somewhat dampened by Covid-19 and social distancing restrictions, the milestone was celebrated with fervor through various online activities. Established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States, USEFP ...
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