United States Educational Foundation: Community College Initiative Program

The Community College Initiative Program will support Pakistani young professionals at accredited U.S. community colleges for one year of non-degree study.

Programs are being offered in the following fields:

  • Agriculture
  • Applied Engineering
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Health (Nursing and Technicians)

Participants are expected to return to Pakistan immediately following the completion of their U.S. program.

Grant Benefits

Program funding will cover round-trip travel, book allowance, tuition, housing and a health benefit plan.


  • Pakistani citizen (resident in Pakistan)
  • Currently employed in one of the fields listed above
  • 14-15 years of education (2-year Bachelors)
  • English language proficiency
  • Potential to have a positive impact on Pakistan’s future development and demonstrated leadership

How to apply?

The application can be downloaded from www.usefpakistan.org. Complete application package including academic transcripts and three letters of reference must be submitted by close of business, October 27, 2010.

Important Notes

Dependents are not allowed for any part of this program.

Individuals with a Masters or other advanced degree are ineligible. For all USEFP programs, persons with a dual U.S. / Pakistan nationality, who have applied for immigration in a third country, or who have a parent, spouse, fiancé or child over 18 years of age who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident are ineligible.

Employees of the Fulbright organization or the U.S. Department of State are also ineligible.

Application Deadline

The deadline is October 27, 2010.

Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Contact Details

For further information, you may please contact:

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan
P.O. Box 1128, Islamabad – 44000, Pakistan.
Telephone: (+92 51) 8431300
Fax: (+92 51) 8431555
E-mail: ccid@usefpakistan.org
Website: www.usefpakistan.org

6 thoughts on “United States Educational Foundation: Community College Initiative Program

  1. alain martial alima

    nous souhaiterions travailler en étroite collaboration avec vous
    compte tenu que nous sommes une fondation qui œuvre pour les famille démunies , en Afrique centrale
    votre projet de bourse est une initiative louable dans le cadre social.
    les objectifs de notre fondation étant de faire ce peu ,
    veillez gréez monsieur nos salutation distingués

    ALIMA Alain Martial
    directeur assistant aux projets
    (cœur d’Afrique fondation Roger Milla)
    Yaoundé Cameroun

  2. bilal

    I have seen few days back media was also included in above mentioned programs but today its not on the list. can i apply in media field for this program

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