The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan is now accepting applications for the 2021 Fulbright Student (Master’s and PhD) and Fulbright-Higher Education Commission (HEC) PhD Program, which fully funds graduate study at top universities in the United States.
For the Masters degree program, candidates are required to 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 need to 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.
Application deadline: May 13, 2020.
For application form and details, visit: www.usefpakistan.org/fulbright
Eligibility Criteria for USEFP Fulbright Scholarship
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.
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.
As a general matter, preference for Fulbright student opportunities will be given to candidates who have not previously received a Fulbright student grant.
Persons already studying in the U.S. or on a work/residence visa in any country.
How to apply for Fulbright Scholarship
A complete application package includes:
An application form
Three reference letters
Your GRE score report and
Scanned transcripts, including an explanation of the grading scale of the university issuing the degree should be uploaded. Please note that HEC-attested documents are preferable with the application but degree and transcripts attested by the issuing authority will be acceptable at the time of application.
Diya Pakistan is one of the largest scholarship providing organizations in Pakistan. Diya Pakistan provides 50,000 annual scholarships to school and university students. It also offers monthly stipends to the students enrolled in skill development programs. Diya Pakistan accepts applications throughout the years. Deserving students can apply online at Diya Pakistan website.
Diya Pakistan is providing scholarship to the students for last 30 years. In last 30 years, Diya has provided over 400,000 scholarships and US$ 7.8 million in donations received and disbursed.
Diya Pakistan Scholarship Features
50,000 Annual scholarships
45,000 scholarships for school students
8000 scholarships for Skill development courses
15,00 scholarships for University students
Eligibility Criteria for Diya Pakistan Scholarship
College Students / FA FSc
University students for BS and MS levels
Minimum 60% marks at all levels
Students enrolled in Govt Institutions can apply only
Students getting scholarship more than Rs. 25000 per anum from other organization are not eligible for Diya Scholarship.
Ph.D and M.Phil students are also not eligible for Diya Scholarship however, direct M.Phil after Graduation are eligible. M.Phil after M.A/M.Sc/MS are not eligible.
How to apply for Diya Pakistan Scholarship
Online Web Application System is only used for students who are enrolled in Graduation Level, Master Level Programmes. Applications can be submitted at https://diyapak.org/apply-scholarship/