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The U.S. Educational Foundation in Pakistan, Islamabad

Islamabad, Pakistan

Adviser Name(s):Educational Adviser
Email:advising@usefpakistan.org
Phone: 92-51-8431300 | Fax: 92-51-8431555
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1128 Islamabad
Center Hours:Monday - Friday:  08:30 - 17:00
 Saturday - Sunday:  Closed

Center Website: www.usefpakistan.org

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Center Description: 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. USEFP is one of 51 'Fulbright Commissions' located throughout the world.

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International Education Week 2011

Advising Center Services

Cost Service
Free One-on-one advising
Free Advising by appointment
Free Regularly scheduled introductory presentations / sessions
Free Computer / internet access/use
Free Library hours
Fee Test preparation courses
Fee Credential attestation
 

Higher Education Fairs

1 Organizer: DAWN NATIONAL EDUCATION EXPO
Dates: 2014-02-09
Anticipated Audience: 13,000
For More Information: advisers@usefpakistan.org
 
2 Organizer: THE NEWS NATIONAL EDUCATION EXPO
Dates: 2014-06-13
Anticipated Audience: 10,000
For More Information: advisers@usefpakistan.org
 
3 Organizer: 'BACK TO SCHOOL' ALUMNI FAIRS
Dates: 2013-08-09
Anticipated Audience: 5,000
For More Information: advisers@usefpakistan.org
 
4 Organizer: SOUTH ASIA TOUR FALL RECRUITMENT TOUR & EDUCATION FAIRS
Dates: 2013-08-09
Anticipated Audience: 1,000
For More Information: advisers@usefpakistan.org
 
5 Organizer:
Dates: 2013-08-09
Anticipated Audience:
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Program Highlights

'Back to School' College Fairs

September 16, 2012--ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN) – The center organized a U.S. alumni college fair with more than 38 American embassy officers representing their U.S. institutions. An audience of more than 1,100 students, parents, and working professionals interacted with the representatives and learned about 56 different higher education institutions in the United States.


DVC Session - "Applying to U.S. Institutions"

October, 2012--ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN) – The center organized a DVC session in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan highlighting U.S. admission requirements and procedure. All centers in Pakistan (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi) can arrange DVC sessions featuring various U.S. institutions or topics of interest for applicants.


South Asia Tour 2013

The EducationUSA advising centers in Pakistan organized a fabulous tour for U.S educational representatives to meet with students across six main cities in the country. EducationUSA centers organized college fairs, school visits, amd a country briefing for all Tour participants highlighting student interaction in the cities of Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Gujranwala, Shiekhupura and Faisalabad. The tour is a cultural experience in addition to being a recruitment opportunity, with sightseeing, local culinary delights, and an introduction to the culture in each of the six cities.




Upcoming Events

No upcoming events are currently scheduled.
 

Special Programs

Name of program: Opportunity
Deadline: rolling admissions, but advising the Opportunity group begins in September
Contact: Shazia Khan - shazia@usefpakistan.org
Brief description of the award, application process:
Opportunity funds, available through EducationUSA advising centers in many countries, support exceptionally well-qualified students of limited financial means with the up-front costs of applying to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at accredited U.S. colleges and universities. Opportunity funds may be used to pay the costs of test preparation and fees, visa and application fees, transportation costs, books, and settling-in allowances.

Name of program: NeXXt
Deadline:
Contact: Shazia Khan - shazia@usefpakistan.org
Brief description of the award, application process:
The NeXXt Scholars Initiative seeks to engage and advance more young women from around the world in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by preparing them to be the next generation of leaders in science, engineering, and innovation. This partnership with 37 U.S. women's colleges expands opportunities for young women from Muslim-majority countries to obtain a world-class undergraduate STEM education in the United States in an empowering and comfortable environment alongside American women students. The NeXXt Scholars Initiative provides partnership, mentorship, and networking support for these International NeXXt Scholars and their college-nominated American STEM-Sisters, laying a solid STEM foundation and providing pathways to future research collaborations and economic empowerment.

Scheduled Pre-Departure Orientations

No pre-departure orientations are currently scheduled.
 

Country-based Financial Aid Opportunities

Name of program: Fulbright
Deadline: 2013-05-22
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral
Majors Eligible: All except clinical medicine
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Year, Two-Years, Four Years
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: info@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

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.



Name of program: UGRAD
Deadline: 2013-11-28
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study: Bachelors
Majors Eligible: All
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Semester, One Year
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: undergraduate@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

The Global UGRAD program is designed to award undergraduate Pakistani students enrolled at a university in Pakistan. The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program offers cultural/academic exchange through a non
degree program for a semester at a university in the U.S. Applicants of this program are required to be in either their 13th, 14th or 15th year of formal education. Students enrolled in either, a four
year bachelor's program or a two year bachelor's programs are eligible to apply



Name of program: Professional Partnership Program for Journalists
Deadline: 2014-03-27
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study: Bachelors, Masters
Majors Eligible: Journalism professionals
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Semester
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: journalism@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan invites journalists to apply for the U.S - Pakistan Professional Partnership Program. This program involves journalists from both countries working
together and building real professional relationships, as well as the opportunity to learn about media reporting in each other's countries. This program will provide approximately 110-140 participants
from Pakistan the opportunity to study and take an active part in journalism as practiced in the U



Name of program: Professional Partnership Program for Public Administration
Deadline:
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study:
Majors Eligible: Currently hold a position as a non-elected public administration professional at the local (preferred), provincial or federal level
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Semester
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: info@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

This program will provide up to 75 participants the opportunity to study public administration techniques and processes through two to four week internships with Public Administration professionals in
the U.S. over the period of two years in five groups of fifteen. The program is tentatively advertised in Jan-Feb.



Name of program: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship
Deadline:
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study: Masters
Majors Eligible: All
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Year
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: humphrey@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

Successful applicants must be committed to serving Pakistan. They must be Pakistani citizens with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional/work experience, coupled with a
Master's degree and a guarantee of re-employment upon return to Pakistan. Applicants must possess a high level of fluency in spoken and written English. Successful candidates should be poised to
assume leadership positions in their field.



Name of program: Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
Deadline:
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study:
Majors Eligible: Must be an English language teacher at college or university level OR have some training to become an English language teacher.
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Year
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: info@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

The FLTA Program is a nine-month, U.S. Department of State funded, non-degree program that provides young teachers of English an opportunity to refine their teaching skills, increase their English
language proficiency and extend their knowledge of the society and culture of the United States, while teaching their native language to U.S. students and strengthening foreign language instruction at
U.S. colleges and universities. Fulbright FLTA participants also interact with their host communities



Name of program: Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA)
Deadline:
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study: Masters
Majors Eligible: Government school teachers of grades 8 to 10
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Year
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: tea@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) for Pakistan will provide Pakistani teachers from government schools with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas,
enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge of the United States. This program is designed to enhance teachers' expertise in their teaching discipline and equip them with a deeper
understanding of best practices in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, and the use of technology in teach



Name of program: Community College Initiative (CCI)
Deadline:
Country: Pakistan
Level of Study:
Majors Eligible: All
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award: One Year
Website: www.usefpakistan.org
Email: ccid@usefpakistan.org
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

The Community College Initiative Program is designed to support Pakistani young professionals at accredited U.S. community colleges for one year of non-degree study. Programs are being offered in the
following fields: Agriculture, Applied Engineering, Business Management and Administration, Media, Tourism and Hospitality Management and Early Childhood Education. The applicants must be resident in
Pakistan, currently employed in one of the fields listed above, have 14-15 years of education (2-yea



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