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Inspiration Abounds at the Fulbright Pre-departure Orientation 2018

  In July, over 150 inspiring Fulbright grantees from across Pakistan gathered in Islamabad, to attend the pre-departure orientation hosted by USEFP. These grantees will attend 70 U.S. universities to study and conduct research in a wide variety of academic disciplines, including engineering, social sciences and energy management. The two-day ...
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UGRAD Grantees Depart to the U.S. as Cultural Ambassadors

  This year, 108 students currently enrolled in Pakistani universities have been selected to participate in the fall 2018 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD). The Global UGRAD is one of the most popular U.S. government-funded scholarship programs managed by USEFP, where Pakistani students spend a semester studying at colleges ...
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Career Pathways: An “Experience of a Lifetime” For Students and Counsellors

High school students today seem to be surrounded by myriad pressures even before they graduate. This often leaves little room for self-discovery or real-world experiences. Choosing a career path then becomes a matter of pragmatism rather than following one’s passion. Career Pathways, a three-week summer program offered by USEFP in ...
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Looking Ahead: EducationUSA PDO Celebrates Students Departing to the U.S.

The process of applying to a college or university in the United States requires time, preparation and a lot of effort. Those who successfully complete this process however, embark on an adventure that will leave a lasting impression on their lives. To celebrate the triumph of those who have been ...
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“Armed with Faith” Screened Exclusively for Alumni in Lahore and Peshawar

In the summer, USEFP hosted an exclusive screening of Armed with Faith, a Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy production, which highlights the dangerous and courageous work of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bomb Disposal Unit (KPK BDU). The film is co-produced by Fulbright alumna, Haya Fatima Iqbal, who also co-produced the Oscar winning documentary, ...
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“Every Player’s Music Counts”

Imagine the famed Prague Symphony Orchestra performing a concert in the heart of Europe. Now imagine one player’s music being out of tune with the rest of the group. The entire piece would be rendered “off” because of one player. This is how Robin Sharma, one of the world’s premier ...
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Humphrey Alumnus Appointed Federal Minister

  USEFP is proud to announce that the first Hubert H. Humphrey program alumnus from Pakistan, Shafqat Mahmood, has been appointed Federal Minister under the current government in Pakistan. Mahmood is a 1980 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, who completed his fellowship from Harvard University in Public Administration. He holds a ...
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USEFP Welcomes New Board Members

  USEFP would like to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors, Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald, Matthew Singer, and Anthony Jones. These members were introduced during USEFP’s 254th meeting of the Board of Directors held at the end of this quarter, and join the existing board members, Dr. Christopher ...
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In Memorium: Taimur Aman (1981 – 2018)

  USEFP regrets to announce the passing of Taimur Aman, a friend and alumnus of the Hubert H. Humphrey program. Taimur, who passed away on July 14, 2018, completed his Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship from Michigan State University in Human Resource Management in 2017. He was born on January 25, 1981 ...
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