Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA
Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Description | Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to conduct research and study in the United States. Some scholarships are renewed after the initial year of study.

The Fulbright Master’s and PhD Program funds graduate study in the United States. Funded by the United States Department of State, these grants cover tuition, required textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. USEFP also assists with the visa process.

For the Master’s degree program, eligible candidates will have either a four-year Bachelor’s degree or a Bachelor’s and Master’s combination totaling 16 years of formal education from an accredited university. Recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply, except for MBA and Public Policy/Administration applicants, who require 2 years of work experience.

For the PhD degree program, eligible applicants will have a Master’s, M.Phil or comparable degree (a minimum of 18 years of formal education) from an accredited university. It is highly desirable that candidates have work experience in teaching, research, or the public sector in Pakistan.

For both the Master’s and PhD programs, all academic disciplines are eligible, except clinical medicine. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE General) 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. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) will be required from all the selected candidates.

Eligibility Criteria |Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

  • All disciplines are eligible except clinical medicine. People in the fields of energy, water, agriculture, health, education, social sciences, and environment are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Eligible Master’s applicants will have a four-year Bachelor’s degree or a Bachelor’s and Master’s combination (16 years of formal education) and PhD applicants will have Master’s, M.Phil., or a comparable degree (18 years of formal education) from an accredited university.
  • Applicants should be prepared to complete grants without accompanying dependents, if need be.

How to apply | Fulbright Foreign Student Program in USA

A complete application package includes:

  • An application form
  • Three reference letters
  • GRE score report
  • Scanned transcripts, including an explanation of the grading scale of the university issuing the degree should be uploaded

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