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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Programs USEFP

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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Testing Department Forges Ahead With Safety Plan Firmly in Place

For USEFP, the health and safety of our staff, stakeholders, and test takers has always been the top priority – and as we continue to make our way through the pandemic, this remains as true as ever. In fact, even more so. Despite the challenges brought on by Covid-19, our ...
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Alumni Department Releases New USD 50,000 Grants for Universities

The U.S.-Pakistan University Partnerships Grants Program (UPGP), spearheaded by USEFP’s alumni department, has offered new grants of up to USD 50,000 to Pakistani and American universities. The program, running from 2020 to 2022, is being administered by the department as the implementing partner for the U.S. Mission in Pakistan. Previously, ...
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USEFP Transitions

This quarter, we bid farewell to Sana Fatima Hussain who is now pursuing a degree in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University. At USEFP, she served as Coordinator Testing Services and was also in charge of this newsletter. We wish her the best with all her future endeavors. ...
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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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Alumni Alumni In Action First-Person In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni USEFP

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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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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