Fulbright Degree Program 2013, The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP)

The Fulbright Masters and PhD Program funds graduate study in the United States for a Master’s or Ph.D. degree . 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.

Deadline: 15 May 2013

 

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Ineligibility

  • Persons with a dual U.S./Pakistan  nationality or those having a spouse, parent, fiancé or child over 18  years of age who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Employees of the Fulbright  organization or the U.S. Department of State and their spouses,  fiancés, siblings, dependents, children and parents. For programs  funded by their agencies, employees of USAID or the HEC and their  spouses, fiancés, siblings, dependents, children and parents.
  • People who have a pending application for immigration to any country.
  • People who have already availed one  Fulbright scholarship for any degree program. Persons already studying  in the U.S. or on a work/residence visa in any country.

How to apply

A complete application package includes  application form, three reference letters, GRE score report and attach  photocopies of transcripts including an explanation of grading scale of  university issuing the degree. Most recent transcript must be attested  by Higher Education Commission (HEC). Incomplete applications are not considered.  Original application with references and attested copies of supporting  documentation along with one additional copy of the complete application  must be received at P.O. Box No. 1128, Islamabad before the deadline.

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