2008 J. William Fulbright Fellowship Student Competition

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2008 J. William Fulbright Fellowship Student Competition
Application
Deadline: May 28, 2007

This program will fund up to four years of
graduate study in the
United States towards a Ph.D. degree. This may be
either coursework
and/or research towards a Ph.D. or an entire program.
Successful
candidates will begin their program of study in the fall of 2008.
In
addition to academic work, persons selected are expected to share

information about Pakistani life and culture with their U.S.
colleagues
and with community groups in the U.S. On returning to
Pakistan, Fulbright
grantees are expected to share their U.S.
experiences with colleagues and
community groups in Pakistan.

All disciplines are welcome to apply, with
the exception of clinical
medical fields. Priority fields for this program
are arts,
humanities, and social sciences. Applicants with more than two
years
of research and work experience in their field are strongly

encouraged to apply. Applicants pursuing Ph.D. work on topics about
the
U.S. are especially encouraged to apply.

The grant funds tuition,
required textbooks, airfare, and a trip back
home after two years, a living
stipend, and health insurance. This
grant also allows grantees to return to
Pakistan to write their
dissertation and funds their return to the U.S. for
their
dissertation defense. USEFP will assist with the visa application

process.

Successful applicants must be committed to serving Pakistan.
It is
highly desirable that candidates have work experience in teaching,

research, or the public sector in Pakistan. They must be Pakistani

citizens with a strong academic history and an M.A., M.Sc., M. Phil.
or
comparable degree (a minimum of 18 years of formal education) from
an
accredited university.

Employees of the Fulbright organization and the
U.S. Department of
State and their spouses, fiancés, siblings, dependents,
children and
parents are also ineligible.

Please note that GRE and
TOEFL scores must be submitted along with
the application. For applicants
who are taking the GRE and TOEFL
after the application deadline, proof of
registration must be
attached with your application and scores must be
received by July
30, 2007. Applicants must possess a high level of fluency
in spoken
and written English; the minimum iBT TOEFL score required is 90.
On
the GRE, a minimum score of 300 is required on each section of the

examination, with a higher score on the section most applicable to
the
candidate’s field of study.

You may apply to both the masters and Ph.D.
program, as a continued
Masters leading to Ph.D. USEFP reserves the right to
award grants in
the program it considers most appropriate.

All
application materials (original and one copy), including
references, must be
received by USEFP by 4:30 p.m. on May 28, 2007.

To downlaod the forms
goto
http://www.usefpakistan.org/FulbrightStudent.html

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