APPLICATION FOR STUDY IN THE UNITED STATES
***READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING APPLICATION***
Please fill out the application form according to the following instructions. YOU SHOULD NOT MAIL THIS
FORM DIRECTLY TO ANY UNIVERSITY IN THE UNITED STATES.
1.All forms in this application are to be completed in English and typewritten in black ink or printed from a computer (Font = Times Roman, Size = 11). 2.Each page of the following application carries its own instructions that should be read carefully before proceeding. 3.Questions must be answered completely and carefully. Please make every effort to limit your responses to the space provided. 4.Completed applications should be returned to Fulbright Program Office in your country of citizenship as soon as possible. Before you begin this application, you should make sure that you are aware of all deadline dates and requirements as these may vary from country to country. 5.Incomplete applications will not be considered.
6.Do not mention the names of any U.S. universities you wish to attend in this application. The University Preference Sheet is included for that purpose. 7. If you do not hold a valid Pakistani passport, apply for one immediately. 8. Attach a copy of your complete CV.
9. All successful candidates are required to sign a contract with USEFP that binds them to return to Pakistan immediately after their program in the U.S. and serve the country for the number of years equivalent to the length of their scholarship program minimum of two years. This contract is redeemable on a year-for-year basis (minimum of two years) after returning to work in Pakistan, so that as long as a person fulfills the service requirement, he or she will pay nothing. Otherwise, a grantee will be legally liable for the cost of his or her scholarship program in the U.S. on a year-for-year basis. Additionally, successful candidates awarded Fulbright PhD grants are required to post a bond with the HEC. The bond is redeemable on a year-for-year basis. No grantee will be required to pay anything as long as they fulfill their contractual/ bond obligation. 10. USEFP endeavors to place students in the university and program that best matches a student’s interests and achievements and offers cost sharing. 11.Make arrangements to take GRE.
SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION ITEMS
A complete application has the following components:
Item 1—Name: It is very important that you list your name exactly as it appears (or will appear) on your passport. Please use upper and lower case when entering your name, e.g. Ron Smith. Item 11—Degree Objective: Select PhD or Masters.
Item 12—Field of Study: From the choices, select the field of study most appropriate to your study objective. You can briefly elaborate on the exact nature of your objective in the text box that follows. Item 14—Institutions Attended: Please list all post-secondary institutions attended in reverse order (putting the most recently attended first). List all post-secondary institutions attended even those from which you did not achieve a degree. Item 21—Occupational Experience: Please select the position title which best describes the activity in which you are currently (or most recently) involved and all previous experiences. Item 28—Study/Research Objective: The study/research objective description that you provide is an essential and highly important part of your application. You should take great care to write a clear and very detailed description of the program you want to pursue. Clearly identify the area(s) within your field of study in which you want to specialize or concentrate. If there is specific research that you want to accomplish, please describe it. Remember to leave a 1½ inch (4 cm) margin at the top of every page to allow room for the header that will appear on the PDF...