• Full Scholarship
  • United States

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) is one of the best exchange programs in the world. The duration of this exchange program for Pakistani students is 4-5 months. This Exchange Program in the USA is a fully-funded scholarship opportunity and a life-changing experience.

The 1st Global Undergraduate Exchange Program started back in 2010 and was inaugurated by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). It occurs yearly for a short time but gives the participants unforgettable memories.

All participants land in the United States of America as cultural Ambassadors of Pakistan, and the amazing part is that all participants get the chance to learn not only academics but also cross-cultural understanding. Each year around 230 participants are selected, half for the fall semester and a half for spring.

It is a non-degree cultural exchange program where you will be able to be a part of many professional and cultural activities. Participants travel from one state to another, are welcomed by their host families, enjoy every possible occasion, and make many international friends around the globe. Don’t wait till the last to apply for this amazing fully-funded scholarship program 2023.

In 2010, the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program – Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) was launched by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the United States Department of State. The program in Pakistan is administered by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) and in the United States by the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX).

Within a short lifespan, the Global UGRAD has gained immense popularity among Pakistani university-going students. The first batch of 100 fellows of the 2010-11 Global UGRAD-Pakistan returned to Pakistan to complete their undergraduate degrees at Pakistani universities.

The Global UGRAD program is designed to award undergraduate Pakistani students enrolled at a university in Pakistan. The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program offers cultural/academic exchange through a non-degree program for a semester at a university in the U.S.

Applicants of this program are required to be in either their 14th or 15th year of formal education.

Students enrolled in either, a four-year bachelor’s program or a two-year bachelor’s program are eligible to apply.


United States


  • A grant funds tuition
  • A stipend for the textbooks
  • An airfare
  • A living stipend will be provided.
  • Accommodation will be provided.
  • Health insurance will also be covered.


  • A candidate must be a citizen of Pakistan.
  • A candidate should be 25 years or younger.
  • A candidate must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and committed to returning to the home country after the program completion.
  • A candidate must have strong leadership qualities.
  • A candidate must be enthusiastic to learn about the culture of the United States.
  • A candidate must have a good academic record, awards, community activities, and academic achievements.
  • A candidate who has never traveled abroad on any scholarship program.
  • A candidate must be good at English.
Eligible Regions: Pakistani Citizens

Application Process

  • A candidate must check the eligibility criteria first before applying.
  • A candidate should visit the official website to create an account for an application.
  • The application has many sections and can be easily filled in chunks.
  • An application requires scanned documents to be uploaded.
  • A candidate should apply online, no application by post will be accepted.

Application Deadline: September 27, 2023

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