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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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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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Spotlight alum: Dr. Muhammad Ashraf

  USEFP is very proud to claim you as one of its Fulbright alumni. Can you tell us what led you to apply to the Fulbright program? When I applied to the Fulbright program, there were only a few awards, especially senior fellowships for well-established professionals. Due to the scarcity ...
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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 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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In memoriam

  USEFP regrets to announce the recent passing of one of its esteemed alumni, Anwar Aziz Chaudhry. Mr. Chaudhry passed away in Lahore on November 22, 2020 after a sudden illness. Mr. Chaudhry did his pre-doc in International Relations from the University of Michigan in 1955 and began active participation ...
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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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Quarantined with Fulbrighters: Podcast showcases alumni contributions during Covid-19

The Covid-19 health crisis, which brought the world to a standstill, also elicited extraordinary compassion and selfless acts of service from healthcare professionals, as a well as ordinary citizens. As in past crises, Fulbright alumni have been at the forefront of efforts to manage the pandemic and its fallout in ...
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USEFP launches new website

USEFP launched a brand new website on the occasion of its 70th anniversary. The new and improved website features all the latest news as well as important resources for individuals interested in higher education in the United States. There is a special section that gives an overview of the history ...
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