Saharo Flood relief Activities

Nov 16, 2013

Useful Resources

Here is some other useful info:

For High School kids: Since 2003, the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program has provided scholarships to more than 700 Pakistani high school students.

USEFP administers a variety of educational exchange programs, including the prestigious flagship program of the United States Department of State - the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program in Pakistan is currently one of the largest Fulbright Programs in the world.

Global Undergraduate Program (UGRAD)Age limit: 25


  • Tentative Announcement: Nov/Dec
  • 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
Eligibility Criteria
  • Pakistani citizens
  • 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

Community College Initiative (CCI)
The Community College Initiative Program is designed to support Pakistani young professionals at accredited U.S. community colleges for one year of non-degree study. Programs are being offered in the following fields: Agriculture, Applied Engineering, Business Management and Administration, Media, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Public Safety (Rescue/Disaster Management Services) and Early Childhood Education. The applicants must be resident in Pakistan, currently employed in one of the fields listed above, have 14-15 years of education (2-year Bachelors), English language proficiency, potential to have a positive impact on Pakistan's future development and demonstrated leadership. Participants spend one academic year in the United States and earn certificates in their fields of study. After completing the program, participants return home with new skills and expertise to help them contribute to the economic growth and development of Pakistan.

Summer Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

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