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March 26, 2020

Fulbright scholarship applications deadline extended

Islamabad

March 26, 2020

Islamabad: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEP) has decided to extend the dateline for submission of the Fulbright Scholarship applications for the year 2021 by June 15.

According to a US Consulate, Karachi, announcement, in view of the closure of USEP's testing department till April 5 due to Covid pandemic and inconvenience being caused to the intending candidates, the authorities have decided to facilitate the latter.

"The USEP Testing Department is closed until April 5. We understand that this will inconvenience 2021 Fulbright applicants and are therefore extending the deadline until Monday, June 15," it said.

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan, which receives support and counsel from both the Pakistan and US governments, supervises a variety of programmes that send Pakistani students and scholars to American campuses while bringing American scholars to universities in Pakistan.

According to it, the goal of all its programmes is to help Pakistanis learn more about the US and to help Americans learn more about Pakistan and its people.