Fulbright Degree Program Scholarships 2025 for Pakistani Students


The Fulbright Degree Program Scholarship for 2025 offers Pakistani students a chance to pursue Master’s and PhD degrees in the United States, covering tuition, textbooks, airfare, living stipend, and health insurance. Eligible candidates are those who have completed 16 years of education for a Master’s and 18 for a PhD, with applications typically due around the end of February.

In the realm of international education, the Fulbright Scholarship stands as a beacon of opportunity and academic advancement. The year 2025 marks another significant milestone for Pakistani students aspiring to study in the United States under the prestigious Fulbright Degree Program.

The Fulbright Legacy and Pakistan’s Prominent Role

The Fulbright Program, initiated by the U.S. Department of State, has a global presence in 160 countries, with Pakistan boasting the largest Fulbright Program since 2005. This is a testament to the strong educational ties between Pakistan and the USA, further enriched by the collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The HEC’s commitment to fund 25 PhD scholarships annually for five years is a golden opportunity for aspiring Pakistani scholars.


Fulbright 2025: What’s in Store?

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) anticipates awarding 150 Fulbright scholarships in 2025. These scholarships encompass Master’s and PhD programs, covering tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance. Moreover, USEFP provides invaluable assistance in the visa application process.

Eligibility Requirements

For Master’s Degree Applicants:

    • Completion of 16 years of education (4-year Bachelor’s or a combination of Bachelor’s and Master’s)
    • GRE General scores (minimum 145 in each section)
    • High proficiency in English (Duolingo Test for shortlisted candidates)
    • Work experience for MBA and Public Policy/Administration applicants is recommended

For PhD Degree Applicants:

    • Completion of 18 years of education (Master’s or M.Phil.)
    • Work experience in teaching, research, or public sector in Pakistan is highly desirable
    • GRE General scores and English proficiency requirements are similar to the Master’s program

Step by Step USEFFP Scholarship 2025 Application Process

Applications are accepted online for USEFFP 2024 batch with a deadline typically around February 28. 2024. The entire cycle includes application review, interviews, university placement, and visa processing, culminating in departures to the U.S. starting in July.


List of Required Documents for USEFFP Scholarship Application Submission:

Ineligibility Criteria

  • Dual U.S./Pakistan nationals or immediate family members with U.S. citizenship/residency
  • Employees of Fulbright, U.S. Department of State, or USAID and their families
  • Previous Fulbright scholarship recipients
  • Individuals already studying or working in the U.S. or other countries on visas

Last Date to Apply for USEFFP 2025 Batch

The application deadline for the Fulbright Degree Program Scholarship 2025 is typically around the end of February, 28, 2024.


Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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