Today, we are gonna provide you complete details about USA Fulbright Scholarship 2020-21. It is suggested for you all, you must apply for this great opportunity.
- What is Fulbright Scholarships Program?
- Scholarship Value and Stipend
- Fulbright Scholarship Details
- Eligible Fields of Study
- Requirements for Fulbright Scholarship
- How to apply for Fulbright Scholarships?
- Ask your Question
What is Fulbright Scholarships Program?
Well, the Fulbright Scholarship program is initiated to help the developing countries students, it is now considering the students of almost 150 countries around the globe.
All applicants are eligible to apply from the countries listed in their program. Selection and Apply process is different for each country and also they do not accept the applications directly. There is a relevant institution in every country which accepts the applications and then make criteria to make a selection. Like in Pakistan that one is USEOFPAKISTAN (USEFP).
All programs are eligible for this scholarship except Clinical Medicine. Here is a little bit about Fulbright Scholarships in Pakistan,
Fulbright Scholarship in Pakistan
Fulbright is the flagship scholarship program of the U.S. Department of State. Fulbright Awards are offered in 150 countries in the world. Since 2005, Pakistan has had the largest Fulbright Program in the world due to generous funding from the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is also collaborating with Fulbright Program to fund 25 PhD scholarships each year for the next five years. These awards will be administered under Fulbright policies and regulations.
Scholarship Value and Stipend
Following things will be included in Fulbright Scholarship Program,
- The grant funds tuition
- A living stipend
- Health Insurance
- Visa fees
- A computer and settling-in allowance.
Fulbright awards enable grantees to live at the same standard as most American graduate students.
Fulbright Scholarship Details
Scholarship Name: Fulbright Scholarship Program
Host Country: United States of America
Study Level: Masters & Doctoral
Deadline: 15 June,2020 (For Pakistani Students)
Number of Scholarships: 150 (For Pakistani Students)
Eligible Fields of Study
Following programs students are eligible to apply for Fulbright Scholarships
- Public health,
- Social sciences,
- Journalism and mass communication,
- Arts and culture management including heritage conservation and museum studies,
- Urban and regional planning,
- Environmental science/studies,
- Security/peace studies
- Data Science
Also, apply for these scholarships programs,
Following are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), let’s dive in these
Can I apply for a Masters leading to PhD?
No. You cannot apply for Masters leading to PhD. You can apply for one degree only, either a Masters or PhD.
Can I apply for an MBA?
Yes, you can apply for MBA if you have a Bachelor’s degree (16 years of education). To apply for MBA, it is recommended that you have at least 2 years of work experience in your desired field.
I have an MBBS degree. Can I apply?
Yes, but not in clinical medicine or for a specialization. You can apply for research-focused fields, such as Public Health.
I’ll be completing my degree in 2020. Can I apply?
As long as you can provide us the final transcript by December 2020 you can apply for this cycle.
Is work experience required?
No, unless you are applying for Public Policy/Administration or an MBA
Can I change my academic field?
Yes, as long as you are able to demonstrate adequate preparation for your new field and explain why are you changing fields.
For more and detailed Answers and Information please go to official source of USEFP here,
Application fee for Fulbright Scholarship?
There is no application fee for Fulbright scholarship program. Do not give even a single a penny to any agent. There is no any before or after fee for this program
Requirements for Fulbright Scholarship
- The Graduate Record Examination (GRE General) is required for all applicants. It is an important tool enabling USEFP to compare applicants coming from diverse backgrounds, academic disciplines, and geographic regions. According to the old scoring system, a minimum score of 300 is required on each section of the GRE examination, with a higher score on the section most applicable to your field of study. Under the new scoring system, minimum scores of 138 in the verbal and 136 in the quantitative sections are required.
- The GRE scores are required for placement at a U.S. university. However, different disciplines have different GRE score requirements. For example, English literature will require a higher score in the verbal section and engineering fields will require a higher score in the quantitative.
- It is understood that students coming from private English-medium schools may have an advantage in the verbal portion of the GRE and such factors are taken into account in determining merit.
You also have to attach your TOEFL is some cases but this is not Mandatory.
Please go to the above provided link, you will get the answers of your every question about this.
How to apply for Fulbright Scholarships?
The entire process to apply for Fulbright Scholarship is online, you do not bother to do something more other than to apply by filling online application form. Just create your account first and start your application for apply and then you can go for this program. Here we are sharing the link of Online Portal to apply for this, click on this and apply now.
Apply for Fulbright Online
Here following is the link to apply for Fulbright Scholarship Program,
Do I have to send hard copies of documents to apply?
Not at all, you can attach the documents required by scanning them and then attach them online. You do not need to send the Hard Copies.
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