USAID (United State Agency for International Development)at the U.S. is providing Fulbright scholarships of Masters and Ph.D. programs for international students.  Fulbright covers free tuition, books needed, transportation, living expenditures and health insurance of all students. In 2018-2019 fully funded scholarship is provided to 150 countries all over the world. Higher education commission of Pakistan is also taking part in the Fulbright scholarship program and grants 25 Ph.D. scholarships.Why Chose U.S.?The main purpose of Fulbright scholarship for international students is to create a better understanding between the people of U.S. with people of other countries. Evey year a huge number of students chose the U.S to study there because it is a place where a student can broaden his/her experience and gain valuable knowledge. The academic environment of U.S is known as rich because the U.S has finest universities system. Students who study there can get the opportunity to work directly with some experts in related fields. U.S degree recognized in all over the world. The U.S is at the forefront in every field like in technology, research, and techniques.Eligibility CriteriaTo apply for the Fulbright scholarship of 2018-2019 candidates:Must have 16 years of education.Candidate can apply to all programs expect clinical medicine; preferred fields are agriculture, water, health, and energy.2 years of experience is recommended in the desired field and is compulsory to apply for MBA program.Satisfactory medical clearance is required.Proficient oral and written English is required.     TOFEL: TOFEL is required only for short-listed candidates.Ineligibility CriteriaCandidates who have already studied at U.S Universities at MS level are ineligible.The person having Green Card or having the permanent residence at the U.S cannot apply for the Fulbright scholarship.Selection ProcessAll applicants have screened for minimum required qualification.Candidates who fulfill the first condition are evaluated and shortlisted according to the defined criteria.Interview of shortlisted applicants held in Islamabad between July and September.Interview panels are created by both U.S and Pakistanis citizens.Final selection held in October. Selected candidates who can now avail the Fulbright scholarship program of 2018-2019 informed by the e-mail and official letters will also be sent to themFulbright scholarship announces its final approval by Foreign Scholarship Board in Washington D.C.DeadlineFulbright scholarship date starts from Feb 2018 and remains until May 2018.Application ProcedureRead all the instructions carefully before applying for full bright scholarship program of 2018-2019.An application form required.Each candidate must be required three reference letters.GRE “Graduate Record Examination” is required for all applicants.An attested copy of candidate’s transcript and previous degree is required to apply for the full bright scholarship program.How to apply Visit http://g  to find all of the applications. For GRE registration visits the Note: Any document attested by HEC is not required.Visa Process USFEP will help with the visa process. Almost all Fulbright in the past has availed the visas. To study abroad is almost dream of every student. To gain vulnerable experience the U.S is providing a Fulbright scholarship for international students.I would recommend all students to apply at the U.S for Fulbright scholarship and grab the opportunity to study in one of the best universities in the U.S.Feel Free to ask any question in comment section. Best of luck for future strive.                 

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