Free Study In USA For Only Pakistani Students -Apply Now
Lastly, applications are now available to apply to the United States of America for the Global UGRAD 2020 Pakistan Cultural Exchange Program. The U.S. Educational Foundation Pakistan is fully funded by the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program.
Full Details Of Global UGRAD-Pakistan USA Scholarship
In 2010, the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program – Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) was launched by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the United States Department of State. The program in Pakistan is administered by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) and in the United States by the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX).
Within a short life-span, the Global UGRAD has gained immense popularity among the Pakistani university going students. With the first batch of 100 fellows of the 2010-11 Global UGRAD-Pakistan returned to Pakistan to complete their undergraduate degrees at Pakistani universities.
The Global UGRAD program is designed to award undergraduate Pakistani students enrolled at a university in Pakistan. The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program offers cultural/academic exchange through a non-degree program for a semester at a university in the U.S.
Applicants of this program are required to be in either their 14th or 15th year of formal education.
Students enrolled in either, a four-year bachelor’s program or a two-year bachelor’s programs are eligible to apply.
Age limit: 25
Tentative Announcement: September/October
Two batches: Fall and spring semester
Duration: One semester – approximately half attend in fall and other half in spring
Grantees start studies: Fall next year
25 years or younger
Currently enrolled in a college or university and committed to returning to their home universities following the completion of the program.
Strong leadership qualities and potential in their university and community activities
Serious interest in learning about the United States
High level of academic achievement, as indicated in grades, awards and reference letters
Proficiency in English
Students from diverse backgrounds, especially those students who have not previously had opportunities to travel internationally are encouraged to apply
Applicants with a dual U.S./Pakistani nationality or U.S. permanent residence
Those who have a parent, spouse or fiancé who is a U.S citizen or permanent U.S resident
Employees of the Fulbright organization or the U.S. Department of State and their spouses, fiancés, siblings, dependents, children and parents. For programs funded by their agencies, employees of USAID or the HEC and their spouses, fiancés, siblings, dependents, children and parents.
Students in their final year of university
How to apply
The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program is advertised every year (please check for availability) by September/October. Application form is required to be submitted online. All supporting documents, such as photocopies of transcripts including an explanation of grading scale of university issuing the degree, are to be attached to the online application before submission. Scan copies of all your university attested transcripts must be uploaded online including the most recent transcript.
NOTE: Only selected students will be required to provide Reference Letters and No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their current academic institution.