This is the timeline of Fulbright scholarship in Pakistan
The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) is one of the 51 ‘Fulbright Commissions’ throughout the world. It was founded in 1950 by the government of Pakistan and America. USEFP offers a number of scholarships to Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD students of Pakistan to help them pursue their education in the land of opportunities; United States of America. It also offers fellowships to worked professionals and teachers of Pakistan to acquire new skills and contribute toward the betterment of their country.
We, here at Edjuice, want to bring your attention towards one of the most sought after fellowship program for the students of Pakistan; the Fulbright Degree Program. This program is funded by USAID and is open these days for Master’s and PhD students. Let’s talk about what it offers and the deadlines.
What does the Fulbright Degree Program covers?
This fellowship covers your tuition fee, airfare, a living stipend, textbooks and health insurance. Yes! Plus, it also assists with the visa process. This Scholarship helps you with all your expenditures once you are selected. Also, the number of scholarships to be awarded for year 2018 are 150. You have a golden chance to utilize your time efficiently and avail this opportunity.
First check your eligibility criteria
Check if you meet the eligibility criteria.
- To apply for a Master’s degree, you should have completed 16 years of education from an accredited university. You can either have a 4 year Bachelor’s degree or a two year Bachelor’s with a two year Master’s to be eligible for this fellowship.
- To apply for a PhD, you should have a minimum of 18 years of education i.e. an MPhil or Master’s after your Bachelor’s degree.
Let’s walk you down the long but fruitful journey of Fulbright Degree Program.
Applications for intake 2018 started in February and will end on 17th May 2017. Mark your calendars! You can NOT miss this.
After the deadline, the applications will be reviewed and the successful candidates will have their interviews till September. The must awaited results will be announced in mid of October.
In the next step, the university placement procedure will be done till February 2018 and you will be interviewed for your visa in June 2018. Finally, you will be able to pack up your bags and fly off to US in July or August 2018.
A complete application package includes:
An online application form to be filled at
Three reference letters
Your GRE score report and
The deadline to submit your GRE score is May 17th, 2017. Report your official or unofficial score if you have it.
You must submit the registration slip IF in any case you are submitting your online application before May 17th. The GRE test must be taken before this deadline.
Only short-listed applicants are required to take the TOEFL. IELTS is not accepted.
If you are wondering if there is any application fee, well, there is not. Just ace your GRE and apply timely to get selected and fly on that plane waiting for you.
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