The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) was established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States. USEFP is a bi-national commission composed of an equal number of Pakistanis and Americans, with the Chair alternating between a Pakistani and an American. USEFP is one of 51 'Fulbright Commissions' located throughout the world.

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Scholarship Programs

USEFP administers a variety of educational exchange programs, including the prestigious flagship program of the United States Department of State - the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program in Pakistan is currently one of the largest Fulbright Programs in the world.

EducationUSA Advising

The Education USA Advising Centers hosted by USEFP are part of a global network of more than 450 Advising Centers in more than 170 countries across the world. USEFP's advising team aims to provide unbiased and accurate information to all students in Pakistan considering higher education in the U.S. as well as to U.S. colleges and universities wanting information about Pakistani higher education.

Standardized Testing

USEFP operates an authorized Prometric Test Center. Exams conducted include paper-based tests, computer-based tests, internet-based tests and IT certifications. Operating in Pakistan for more than two decades, USEFP testing has expanded operations in recent years from Islamabad to Lahore and Karachi.

ED's Message

I welcome you to USEFP's website. At USEFP, we want to help Pakistani students, scholars, teachers, and professionals avail a variety of higher education opportunities in the U.S.

Alumni Affairs

USEFP coordinates a variety of alumni associations including Pakistan National Association of Fulbright Alumni (Pak-NAFA) and Humphrey Alumni Association of Pakistan (HAAP) with regional chapters in Faisalabad, Gilgit Baltistan, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar and Rawalpindi/Islamabad.

U.S. Partners

For colleges and universities interested in learning more about Pakistan, click here for information about higher education in Pakistan, student population and opportunities for collaboration.


USEFP Event Calendar

Latest News
Update for Global UGRAD Applicants

As you are aware, due to the COVID-19 situation the UGRAD selection process had come to a halt. Due to the continued uncertainty, we regret that we are only able to select a small group comprised only of women for the Spring 2021 cohort. The remaining interviews will be conducted online on September 10, 2020. (More Details).

Cancellation of SAT's August administration

The SAT administration scheduled for August 29, 2020 at USEFP centers in Islamabad (74731) and Lahore (74747) has been cancelled due to the religious holiday on 9th Muharram. Since the test is held on the same date throughout the world, College Board will announce a new make-up test date for test takers affected by the cancellation at USEFP test centers.
For queries please contact SAT customer service at 001-212-713-778-9 or at sat@info.collegeboard.org.

Opening of Prometric Centers

USEFP's Prometric centers in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi will resume testing from August 3, 2020. Candidates affected by the closure can reschedule their exams by contacting Prometric at 00 603 762 833 33 or pro.globalcandidateservices@prometric.com

Fulbright Fall 2020 Grantees

We know that you must be concerned about the current situation and the process of your placement. Please note that USEFP is continuing its work as usual and you will receive information regarding your placement and remaining process soon.

EducationUSA & USEFP Workshops Online

Due to the rapidly evolving situation and the health and safety of the attendees, EducationUSA Pakistan and USEFP are transitioning the information sessions and workshops to digital resources. If you have registered for the upcoming GRE workshops or other sessions, you will receive an email with the details.

Fulbright Alumni Grants for Academic Activities

2019-20 Grant application documents

Contact Us
United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan
Phone: 051-8431300
Fax: 051-8431555
Address: USEFP, House 5, Street 17, F-6/2, Islamabad
For EducationUSA Advising: advising@usefpakistan.org
For Scholarship Programs: info@usefpakistan.org
For Alumni Affairs: alumni@usefpakistan.org
For Testing Services: testing@usefpakistan.org
For Test Preparation: testprep@usefpakistan.org

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