USEFP Fullbright Degree Program 2023 Pakistan | Fully Funded Scholarship

Excellent opportunity for Pakistani students! The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) has announced USEFP Fullbright Degree Program for Pakistani talented students. The study award is available for the 2023–2024 academic year.

The Fulbright Master’s and PhD Program provides financial aid for graduate studies in the US. These grants, which are required by the US Department of State, pay for tuition, necessary textbooks, flights, a living allowance, and health insurance. USEFP also offers visa assistance.

Candidates for the Master’s degree program must hold a four-year Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or a 16-year combination of a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree. With the exception of applicants for the MBA and public policy/administration programs, who must have two years of work experience, recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Candidates who meet the requirements for the PhD program must hold a Master’s, M.Phil., or comparable degree (representing at least 18 years of formal education) from an approved university. Candidates with experience in Pakistan’s public sector, academia, or fields of teaching and research are greatly desired.

All academic subjects, with the exception of clinical medicine, are eligible for both the Master’s and PhD degrees. For USEFP – Fullbright Degree Program all applicants must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE General).

Each section of the GRE exam must receive a minimum score of 145 under the new scoring system, with a higher score required on the section that is most relevant to your field of study. Additionally, applicants must be very proficient in both spoken and written English. All of the required candidates will have to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

USEFP Fullbright Degree Program for Pakistani students
USEFP Fullbright Degree Program for Pakistani students

All required candidates must agree to return to Pakistan after their program in the U.S. and serve the nation for the same number of years as the duration of their scholarship program by signing a contract with USEFP and, for chosen PhD candidates, a bond with the HEC. This contract is revocable on an annual basis for a minimum of two years; as long as the service obligation is met, there will be no fees.

Scholarship Highlights

  • Organization Name: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP)
  • Course Level: Masters / PhD 
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Home
  • The award can be taken in Pakistan.
  • Application Deadline: The applications can be made until 12th April 2023.
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To get a scholarship from the USEFP Fullbright Degree Program, candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Pakistani citizens with strong academic histories, residing (throughout the process) in Pakistan and committed to returning and serving Pakistan are welcome to apply.
  • All disciplines are eligible except clinical medicine. People in the fields of energy, water, agriculture, health, education, environment, and climate change disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Eligible Master’s applicants will have a four-year Bachelor’s degree or a Bachelor’s and Master’s combination (16 years of formal education) and PhD applicants will have Master’s, M.Phil., or a comparable degree (18 years of formal education) from an accredited university.
  • Applicants should be prepared to complete grants without accompanying dependents, if need be.

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For the USEFP Fullbright Degree Program, carefully note down the following things:

  • Persons with a dual U.S./Pakistan nationality or those having a spouse, parent, siblings or child over 18 years of age who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Employees of the Fulbright organization, the U.S. Department of State, or USAID and their spouses, children, fiances, siblings, dependents, and parents.
  • People who have already availed one Fulbright award for any degree program.
  • Persons already studying in the U.S. or on a work/residence/student visa in any country.

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How to Apply?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for the USEFP Fullbright Degree Program:

  • The students are required to submit an admission application in their desired American university. Students can participate in the scholarship program online.
  • Supporting Documents:The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
    • An application form
    • Three reference letters
    • GRE score report
    • Scanned transcripts
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a four-year Bachelor’s degree or a Bachelor’s and Master’s combination or a Master’s, M.Phil or comparable degree (a minimum of 18 years of formal education) from an accredited university. 
  • Language Requirement:The students must submit language proficiency proof by submitting results of TOEFL. 


The USEFP Fullbright Degree Program will provide the recipient with the following benefits:

  • The successfully selected scholars will be awarded scholarships by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) that will likely cover tuition, required textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.

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