Fulbright Scholarship Program now Open for 2014
Great new today! Fulbright aspirants desiring to go to the U.S. next fall to pursue a masters or a PhD. degree can now apply for the Fulbright Program Pakistan 2014. Approximately 200 Pakistani students will be awarded this scholarship for 2014 fall. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2013.
As most of you must be fully aware, the US government funds Fulbright scholarship. It is awarded entirely based on merit and fully covers tuition fee, allowance for textbooks, air ticket, a monthly stipend, and health insurance. In short it is one of the most generous scholarships available to Pakistani students. Moreover Pakistan has the largest pool of Fulbright scholarships in the world, meaning that we have ample opportunity. There are numerous advantages and just a few disadvantages of the Fulbright scholarship 2014.
Since its inception in 1950, more than 4,000 Pakistanis students have participated in this program.
The primary purpose of the Fulbright scholarship is not only to train and nurture the best Pakistani minds but also to develop cultural understanding between Pakistan and the U.S.
Minorities, disabled people, women and students belonging to regions like FATA are highly encouraged to apply. All disciplines except clinical medicine are eligible for this amazing scholarship. Since energy is a major crisis in Pakistan, therefore fields such as water, agriculture, energy are amongst the favorite subjects for this year.
In order to apply for the Fulbright scholarship’s masters or PhD. program you must ensure the completion of the following basic requirements by May:
- Fulbright Application form
- GRE scores
- Personal Statement
- Letters of recommendation
- Attested and/or original copies of your degree and other documents
Once you have been shortlisted after the initial application, you will be called in for an interview. After the interview, you will be notified whether or not you have been selected.
More information about this program can be found at www.usefpakistan.org.