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  1. Fulbright Scholarship for Pakistani Students Guide

  • The Fulbright scholarship 2022 is a fully funded Postgraduate and Doctral program which allows the students from all across the globe including Pakistani students, to study abroad in the United States of America. The scholarship is an initiative of United States Government and is fully funded by the USAID.

  • This scholarship provides for all the educational and other expenses of the Pakistani students studying in the United States of America. Students from across the globe belonging to about 155 nations can take part in the scholarship.

 

Quick Facts and Statistics of Fulbright Scolarship Pakistan

  • The Fulbright Program selects approximately 8,000 students annually.

  • Only Postgraduate and Doctral. level students are selected for this program.

  • Roughly 2,000 U.S. students are selected annually.

  • 4,000 foreign students are selected annually.

  • Over 800 U.S. scholars are awarded Fulbright grants.

  • 900 visiting scholars receive Fulbright awards annually.

  • Additionally, several hundred teachers and professionals are also selected for this award annually.

  • More than Almost 400,000 "Fulbrighters" have participated in the program since its beginning in 1946.

  • Students and scholars from over 160 countries are eligible for this program.

 

Top Universities Where Scholars Are Sent Under Fulbright Scholarship 2022 Program 

The following are the major universities where Fulbrighters are sent for higher education:

No.

Institutes 

All Time Scholars Produced 

1.

Harvard University

1,437

2.

Yale University

1,199

3.

University of California, Berkeley

996    

4.

Columbia University

986

5.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

931    

6.

Princeton University      

882    

7.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

802

8.

Stanford University

799

9.

University of Chicago

758

10.

Brown University

708

 

  1.  Fullbright Scholarship Programs 

Courses Offered by Fulbright Scholarship 2022

Students from Pakistan can take part in all the fields of their choice except clinical medicine.

Level of fullbright Scholarship Pakistan to Apply Online

Fulbright postdoc scholarship 2022 pakistan and Doctral Program.

Host Country of Fulbright Scholarship 2022

The United States of America

Host institutes of Fulbright Scholarship

All accredited universities and institutions of US.

 

 

 

  1. Benefits of Fulbright Scholarships 2022 Offered to Pakistani Students 

The grants from the US state cover almost all the expenses under the Fulbright scholarship as follows:

  • Tuition fee

  • Test books and all other study materials required.

  • Living expenses

  • Air fare.

  • Stipend for living expenses.

  • Health insurance.

 

  1. Eligibility Criteria of Fulbright Scholarship Pakistan

 

 

  • The citizens of Pakistan with strong academic background except for clinical medicine can apply

  • Pakistani students who has been selected under this scholarship is expected to exhibit leadership qualities and act as a representative of both the communities.

  • Dual US and Pakistan citizens are not eligible.

  • Pakistani students who are employees or are associated with USAID or HEC Pakistan are also exempted from the benefits of this scholarship.

  • Pakistani citizens who are on a work visa in any country is ineligible.

  • Pakistani students already studying in US are also ineligible.

 

 

 

  1. Scholarship Application Form Procedure of Fulbright Scholarship

The Pakistani students applying for Fulbright scholarship is expected to complete their documentation keeping in view the areas of eligibility.

Fulbright Scholarship Requirements Pakistan are:

Documents needed for Fulbright Scholarship 2022

  • The official transcript which is indicative of grading system used by the university. It must be attested by HEC.

  • The degree of the Pakistani students attested by the HEC Pakistan.

  • GRE test score report (138 in verbal and 136 in quantitative assessment).

  • TOEFEL test scores a proof of English proficiency.

  • The Fulbright scholarship pakistan application form.

  • Three reference letters.

  • 2 years of work experience for MBA aspirants.

  • Work experience in teaching and public sector for PhD aspirants.

 

Application Procedure of Fulbright Scholarship 2022

  • The application for the Fulbright scholarship is processed by the United States embassy in Islamabad and Pakistani students must submit all their documents there.

  • The application will be accepted by February and after processing Fulbright scholarship for pakistani students result are announced in Mid-October.

  • The same will be followed by visa interviews.

  • The selected students who are selected from Pakistan will be asked to bring TOEFEL test scores.

  • The successful Pakistani students are required to submit a contract asking them to return to home country that is Pakistan and serve the nation for equal duration as that of their stay in United States of America.

 

Nationality required:

    Students from about 155 countries including Pakistan.

 

Number of scholarships by Fulbright 2022:

    150 for Pakistan

 

Fulbright Scholarship 2022 Deadlines: 

  Fulbright scholarship 2022 pakistan deadline is May 15

 

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  1. Fulbright Scholarship Program/FAQs

 

How To Get Selected For The Fulbright Program

First of all, you have to consider the program. Find the best faculty according to your program. The final tip is to take care of the relevancy over prestige. The application process is, somehow, lengthy and can be daunting. The selection process is comprised of three stages including campus committee, national screening committee, and international Fulbright commission.

 

Is There Any Interview For Fulbright Program?

Yes, students have to appear for the interview to complete the application process. To conduct the interview a panel of 04 people, including 02 Pakistani people and 02 American people, is arranged. It takes almost 10 to 45 minutes to complete the interview. The panel tries to gauge 3 things including how solid your motivations are, whether you have told truth in your application, and whether you are fit for the selected program or not.

 

Is There A Specific GPA Required To Be Eligible?

Yes! A specific GPA is required to obtain for being eligible for this program. The official required GPA is 3.0. However, in some cases, even a higher GPA may also be required unofficially and it depends upon the competitiveness. Keep in mind that your GPA is important but it is not everything to be a Fulbrighter. Instead of this evidence of leadership and initiative are of chief importance.

 

Is Working Experience Required For Fulbright Program

No, generally, there is no work experience is required for the Fulbright program but there are some exemptions. If you are going to apply for the Public Policy, Administration, or MBA program then you will be asked to show working experience for a specific period.

 

Can I Apply With A Foreign Bachelors’ Degree?

Yes, candidates with a foreign bachelors’ degree are eligible to apply for the Fulbright program unless the candidates have been graduated from the US within the last 05 years. Keep in mind that the preference is giving to the applicants without foreign qualification experience.

 

Can I Work During Fulbright Program?

Candidates who are selected for the Fulbright program are offered a J-1 visa. J-1 visa holders are not allowed to work in the USA. However, candidates can work as a teaching assistant or a researcher assistant but in order to do so, they are required to take permission from the USEFP. In case of getting permission to work as a teaching assistant or research assistant, you will not be provided the monthly stipend until you will be involved in the working activities.

 

How Much GRE Score Is Required To Be Eligible For Fulbright?

To be eligible for the Fulbright scholarship program, Pakistani candidates are required to pass the GRE test. For verbal type, the minimum GRE required score is 138, however, for quantitative type the minimum GRE required score is 136.

 

Is There Any English Language Requirement For Fulbright?

Yes, applicants who want to apply for the Fulbright program are required to show English language proficiency. Officially, the Fulbright program requires TOEFL certification. IELTS is not acceptable for the Fulbright program.

 

 Can a student from Pakistan apply for this scholarship?

Yes a student from Pakistan can apply for this scholarship.

 

Is Fulbright scholarship 2022 for undergraduate study?

No the Fulbright scholarship is for Postgraduate and Doctral.

 

 Can medicine students from Pakistan apply for any of the courses?

 Yes they can apply for research based programs but they can’t apply for clinical medicine.

 

 Do the Pakistani students with disabilities have a quota in Fulbright scholarship 2022?

 No but they will be preferred over other contenders. 

 

Which Pakistani candidate is considered as most competent for Fulbright Scholarship 2022?

Pakistani student with strong academic backgrounds, high GRE scores and the students who have already done some community work because the basic motive of this scholarship is to promote mutual understanding.

 

Do all Pakistani student get visa if selected under the Fulbright scholarship 2022?

Yes all the shortlisted Pakistani students get the Visa.

 

Does a Pakistani student need to give TOEFEL or IELTS examination for Fulbright Scholarship?

Yes since English is not the official language of Pakistan.

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