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Over 400 Interviews Later, the Fulbright 2022 Cohort Emerges

Selecting the Fulbright student cohort each year is not an easy feat. And this year, too, was no exception. Our Programs department received and processed 1,191 applications from 112 universities from across the country. Of these, 213 were chosen: 138 for Master’s and 75 or PhD programs. A fastidious process ...
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Fulbright Scholars Head to the U.S. for Cutting-Edge Research

This quarter, nineteen Pakistani post-doctoral scholars received Fulbright Scholar grants to conduct groundbreaking research at leading U.S. universities. Funded by the United States Government, the Fulbright Scholar Program is a 12-month program consisting of lectures and post-doctoral research. “[This] program is not only highly competitive and an honor for those ...
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Over 280 Fulbright, UGRAD Scholarship Winners Head to the United States

As part of the U.S.-Pakistan educational cooperation, approximately 142 Pakistani undergraduate students received Global Undergraduate Exchange (Global UGRAD) Program scholarships to study in the United States for one semester and 139 Pakistanis received Fulbright scholarships to pursue graduate studies and research at leading U.S. universities. Now these students are all ...
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Humphrey Fellowship and FLTA Program Announced

USEFP announced two competitive non-degree programs – the Humphrey H. Humphrey Fellowship and the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program – on June 13. The Humphrey Fellowship is a 10- to 12-month program aimed at mid-level professionals who want to build on their knowledge base by enrolling in non-degree coursework ...
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2022 Fulbright Program Announced

USEFP announced the opening of the 2022 Fulbright Student competition in March. Since 2005, Pakistan’s Fulbright Program is the world’s largest in terms of financial contribution from the U.S. Government.  The Government of Pakistan, through the Higher Education Commission (HEC), has also provided generous support.  Every year approximately 100 Pakistanis ...
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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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USEFP alumni: leading from the front

USEFP’s Fulbright and UGRAD alumni have always been at the forefront of innovation and civic engagement. During the Covid-19 crisis, many alumni have stepped up to offer support and help their communities. Some of these alumni and their contributions are listed below:     Dr. Muhammad Zaeem Zia: Fulbright alumnus, ...
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USEFP Jointly Hosts First-Ever International Conference on Higher Education quality assurance

In December 2019, more than 250 Pakistani higher education officials gathered in Islamabad to attend the first-ever international conference on higher education quality assurance. The conference, titled “Quality Assurance System, Standards and Policies: Issues and Challenges,” was aimed at mainstreaming quality in higher education, focusing on quality assurance systems, research ...
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Global UGRAD Grantees Depart For a Semester-Long Exchange Journey to the U.S.

Almost 100 Pakistani undergraduate students selected to participate in the U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), gathered in Islamabad for a two-day pre-departure orientation (PDO). Starting January 2020, the students will take undergraduate classes at leading U.S. colleges and universities and engage in community service as part of ...
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