EducationUSA In Their Own Words

Second Place Entry: “A Bride’s Patience,” by Ayeeza Asghar

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 19. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is the submission by Ayeeza Asghar whose story placed second in ...
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EducationUSA In Their Own Words

Third Place Entry: “The Equality Theorem,” by Shantul Khalid

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 19. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Shantul Khalid’s submission was awarded third place in the contest. ...
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Programs

Young Pakistani Professionals Head to U.S. Community Colleges

Islamabad, May 24, 2017 Thirty young Pakistani professionals attended a pre-departure orientation in preparation for a year of study at community colleges throughout the United States. This is the eleventh such group of young Pakistanis to study under the U.S. government-funded Community College Initiative Program (CCIP). “Through CCIP, young professionals ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach

Annual Creative Writing Contest Showcases Young Talent

The month of April was all about giving young writers a chance to pen their innermost thoughts, and channel their creativity for an opportunity to win special prizes as part of the 2nd Annual Creative Writing Content organized by EducationUSA at the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). Our ...
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Alumni Alumni In Action In Their Own Words

My Impressions of a Never-Ending Journey

The following is a heartfelt post by Fulbright alumna, Amna Yameen, describing her experiences as a Pakistani, Muslim student in the U.S. on a Fulbright scholarship. She returned in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. She can be reached ...
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Alumni Features

Speed Networking Highlights Fulbright Connect 2017

Start. Stop. Switch. These were the words resonating across the hall during the speed networking portion of Fulbright Connect 2017 – an annual networking meet connecting Fulbright alumni with industry professionals across Pakistan. The low-level buzz from alumni giving their elevator pitches, coupled with the moderator’s timely interventions with call ...
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Events & Outreach

USEFP’s GRE Outreach Heads to Sindh and Punjab

“I had heard from people that studying in the U.S. is like a dream come true, but [I] had very little idea on how to get there or what type of tests U.S. universities require. So, this session really worked wonders for me.” This is what engineering student Ameena Khalid ...
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Features

2018 Fulbright Master’s and PhD Scholarships Announced!

March 6, 2017 The wait is over – here’s your chance to compete for one of the most prestigious scholarship programs in the world: the Fulbright!Fulbright is the flagship scholarship program of the U.S. Department of State. The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) officially announced the opening of ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach

Winter Donations, Competitive College Club, and EdUSA at DAWN Expo 2017!

COMPETITIVE COLLEGE CLUB A college application to a U.S. college or university requires serious commitment and can be daunting at times. In order to help students overcome the challenges of the application process, EducationUSA (EdUSA) at USEFP launched the Competitive College Club (CCC) in March 2015. The 18-month program brings ...
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