Fulbright Degree Grants for Pakistani Students in USA, 2018
Applications are invited for Fulbright grants available for Pakistani students. Grants are available to pursue graduate studies (Master’s or PhD degree) in the United States.The aim of the Fulbright Degree Grants are to enable and encourage academically able students from Pakistan.
USEFP administers a variety of educational exchange programs, including the prestigious flagship program of the United States Department of State – the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program in Pakistan is currently one of the largest Fulbright Programs in the world.
The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) was established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States. USEFP is a bi-national commission composed of an equal number of Pakistanis and Americans, with the Chair alternating between a Pakistani and an American.
Application Deadline: May 16, 2018
Course Level: Grants are available for pursuing master’s and doctoral degree at a US university.
Study Subject: Grants are awarded in all academic disciplines, except clinical medicine.
Scholarship Award: Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), these grants cover tuition, required textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. USEFP also assists with the visa process.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Nationality: Pakistani students
Scholarship can be taken in USA
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: Pakistani students can apply for these Fulbright grants.
Entrance Requirements: Pakistani citizens, residing and working in Pakistan, with strong academic histories in all disciplines except clinical medicine are welcome to apply.
In addition to academic work, persons selected for Fulbright programs are expected to share information about Pakistani life and culture with their U.S. colleagues and with community groups in the U.S. On returning to Pakistan, Fulbright grantees are expected to share their U.S. experiences with colleagues and community groups in Pakistan. Successful candidates should be poised to assume leadership positions in their fields and must be committed to returning and serving Pakistan.
English Language Requirements: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for all applicants. Under the new scoring system, minimum scores of 138 in the verbal and 136 in the quantitative sections are required. Applicants must also possess a high level of fluency in spoken and written English.
How to apply: Original application with references and attested copies of supporting documentation along with one additional copy of the complete application must be submitted by post before the deadline.