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Fulbright alumna strives for an inclusive community for differently abled persons

On Friday, May 4, 2018, Fulbright alumna Tayyaba Azeem, founder of SpeakUp!, organized a coaching session for Differently Abled Persons (DAP) with the support of USEFP at its Karachi premises. The session was attended by DAPs from different educational backgrounds and interests and facilitated by a fully-trained sign language interpreter from ConnectHear.

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2018 Fulbright Master’s and PhD Scholarships Announced!

The wait is over – here’s your chance to compete for one of the most prestigious scholarship programs in the world: the Fulbright!Fulbright is the flagship scholarship program of the U.S. Department of State. The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) officially announced the opening of the Fulbright Award 2018 round on March 6th of this year. The program invites Pakistani students to apply for the Fulbright Student (Master’s and PhD) and Fulbright-Higher Education Commission (HEC) PhD Program, which fully funds Master’s or PhD study at top universities in the United States. The Fulbright-HEC PhD scholarship is funded by the Government of Pakistan and managed by USEFP under Fulbright policies and regulations.

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New MOU with HEC Supports 125 Additional Fulbright PhD Scholarships Over Next Five Years.

Pakistan’s Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and United States Secretary of State John Kerry met on February 29 in Washington to convene the sixth ministerial-level Pakistan-U.S. Strategic Dialogue. The last ministerial-level Strategic Dialogue was held in Islamabad on January 13, 2015. This session built on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s successful visit to Washington in October 2015, with the two sides reiterating their commitment to further strengthening the United States’ and Pakistan’s strong, multifaceted partnership across a range of critical issues, as exemplified by the framework of the Strategic Dialogue. 

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