EducationUSA Events & Outreach

Annual Creative Writing Contest Draws Gripping Prose from Across Pakistan

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

Testing Department Sees a Productive Quarter

Building on the activities of the last quarter, the testing department continued to deliver important standardized exams that enable students and professionals to pursue their goals. Strict Covid-19 protocols remained firmly in place, such as always being masked on the premises, maintaining social distance, and consistently sanitizing hands and all ...
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Alumni USEFP

In Memoriam

  USEFP regrets to announce the tragic passing of Fulbright alumnus Nauman Afzal Afridi. Mr. Afridi was a career civil servant working in the Pakistan Administrative Service since 2005 with a stellar record of performance. Over the years, he took on various administrative positions in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including ...
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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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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features

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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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features

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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Programs USEFP

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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USEFP

USEFP, HEC Agreement Aims to Increase Pakistani PhD Students in the United States

In a step toward expanding U.S.-Pakistan educational cooperation, USEFP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to support 125 Pakistanis to pursue PhD studies in the United States, 25 per year for five years.  The MoU extends an agreement that funded 125 Fulbright-HEC PhD scholarships ...
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EducationUSA

Ramadan Speaker Series 2021 Goes Virtual, Garners Huge Response

The Ramadan Speaker Series hosted by EducationUSA in Pakistan is the cornerstone of programming during the month of fasting. Events are typically held later in the day and capped by a hearty iftar. This year, due to the pandemic, EducationUSA Pakistan continued its annual series virtually. The four Facebook Live ...
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