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USEFP celebrates inspiring UGRAD grantees as they depart for a semester to the U.S.

  Over 135 Pakistani undergraduate students, selected to participate in the U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), gathered in Islamabad for a two-day pre-departure orientation (PDO). The PDO is the last stop for students before they depart to the United States and serves as an introduction on what ...
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IEW 2018 prepares Pakistani students for international educational experiences

  International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that promotes international exchange and a global learning environment. In November 2018, EducationUSA Pakistan celebrated IEW by holding a series of 13 interactive and informative events for over 3,000 ...
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Bridging gaps: USEFP holds its 2nd Annual Humphrey Conference

  The 2nd Annual Humphrey Alumni Conference took place in Islamabad from October 5 – 6, 2018. The event was hosted by the United States Educational Foundation Pakistan (USEFP) at the Islamabad Club. The theme for the event was “Bridging Gaps”. On Friday, October 5, over 100 Humphrey alumni and ...
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A day in the life of an EducationUSA adviser

I woke up a little earlier than usual because it was going to be a busy day at work. An early morning outreach visit, advisees in the afternoon, and a college-search workshop to wrap up the day – a little bit of everything that makes EducationUSA what it is. A ...
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USEFP transitions

  USEFP welcomes three new staff members to its team: Aiman Rizvi graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 2017 with concentrations in Politics and Film. She moved to Karachi to work as a journalist before she joined USEFP as an EducationUSA Adviser. In her free time, she enjoys writing, documentary ...
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Fulbright Orientation Seminar helps grantees navigate their stay in America

  In October 2018, Pakistani Fulbright Master’s and PhD grantees from across the U.S. gathered in Madison, WI to participate in an exchange of information, skills and expertise on the theme of U.S. Social Movements. The three-day seminar included workshops, discussions, and a tour of the State Capitol and Wisconsin ...
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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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