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TOEFL Is No More Required For Fulbright Scholarship Application

The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. government, is one of the most prestigious international exchange programs in the world. It offers scholarships to foreign students, scholars, and professionals to study, teach, or conduct research in the United States, and for Americans to do the same abroad. As Fulbright Scholarships are highly competitive and prestigious, candidates should still focus on presenting a well-rounded and compelling application that showcases their academic achievements, research interests, leadership potential, and relevant experiences. So the basic requirements may vary year to year, its compulsory for students to keep an eye on recent updates before applying for the Fulbright scholarship.

Applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the specific eligibility criteria and application guidelines provided by the Fulbright Scholarship program to ensure they meet all other requirements and deadlines while preparing a strong application.

Basic Requirements While Applying For Fulbright Scholarship 2025

For the academic year 2025, the updated requirements are as followings for Pakistani students

  • An online application form

  • Three reference letter

  • GRE score report

  • Scanned educational transcripts and degrees (preferably HEC attested but documents with attestation of issuing authority are also acceptable at the time of application.

Note: Paper applications are not accepted by the organization, so complete online application must be submitted by the applicant before approaching the deadline.

English Language Requirements For Fulbright Scholarship Application 2025

Before 2025 the English language requirements for the Fulbright Scholarship application were commonly assessed through standardized tests such as the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). According the most current and accurate information regarding the English language requirements for the Fulbright Scholarship application in 2025. It is stated by the USEFP that students have no need to submit TOEFL test scores, though Duolingo English test will be required from shortlisted applicants only.

What Are The Application Deadlines For Fulbright Scholarship

The last date to apply for Fulbright scholarship application is 28th February 2024. 

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