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Spotlight alum: Dr. Ali Nasir

  1. USEFP is very proud to claim you as one of its Fulbright alumni. Can you tell us what led you to apply to the Fulbright program? I heard about the Fulbright program through a colleague at Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). At the time, I ...
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USEFP alumni: leading from the front

USEFP’s Fulbright and UGRAD alumni have always been at the forefront of innovation and civic engagement. During the Covid-19 crisis, many alumni have stepped up to offer support and help their communities. Some of these alumni and their contributions are listed below:     Dr. Muhammad Zaeem Zia: Fulbright alumnus, ...
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EdUSA events build engagement with Pakistani high schools

During this quarter, EducationUSA and USEFP worked actively to increase their presence on school campuses, helping promote access to information on U.S. higher education among Pakistan’s high school students. This was achieved through various sponsorships and collaborations undertaken through the months of January and February, helping bring the count of ...
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In Memoriam

USEFP regrets to announce the passing of three of its esteemed alumni. Our heartfelt condolences to their families and friends. Professor Sharif Al Mujahid Professor Sharif Al Mujahid passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020, at the age of 93. He was a Fulbright alumnus, who completed his post-doc in mass ...
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USEFP Jointly Hosts First-Ever International Conference on Higher Education quality assurance

In December 2019, more than 250 Pakistani higher education officials gathered in Islamabad to attend the first-ever international conference on higher education quality assurance. The conference, titled “Quality Assurance System, Standards and Policies: Issues and Challenges,” was aimed at mainstreaming quality in higher education, focusing on quality assurance systems, research ...
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16th Annual Fulbright Alumni Conference Celebrates Alumni Contributions and Achievements

  The 16th annual Fulbright Alumni Conference was held in Islamabad from December 13 to 15, 2019. More than 200 Fulbright alumni participated in the three-day conference which featured entertaining stand-up, live talks, and a host of engaging masterclass workshops. This year’s theme “Global Best Practices in Local Context” highlighted ...
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EducationUSA Pakistan Celebrates International Education Week

EducationUSA Pakistan teams in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore work year-round to underscore the value of American higher education. Each November, this work reaches a height with International Education Week (IEW), a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education celebrating the benefits of international ...
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Global UGRAD Grantees Depart For a Semester-Long Exchange Journey to the U.S.

Almost 100 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). Starting January 2020, the students will take undergraduate classes at leading U.S. colleges and universities and engage in community service as part of ...
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Fulbright Fall Orientation Seminar Educates Grantees About American Culture and History

In October 2019, about 150 Pakistani Fulbright master’s and PhD grantees gathered at Kansas State University to attend the three-day 2019 Fulbright Fall Orientation Seminar. The seminar was an excellent opportunity for Fulbright grantees to build on their skills and acquaint themselves with American culture. The sessions provided many networking ...
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