USEFP invites applications from Pakistani young professionals

ISLAMABAD: The United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) has invited application for the Community College Initiative Program which is designed to support Pakistani young professionals at accredited U.S. community colleges for one year of non-degree study.

Programs offered in the fields include Applied Engineering, Business Management and Administration, Media, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Public Safety (Rescue/Disaster Management Services) and Early Childhood Education, said a press release here on Monday.

The applicants must be a resident in Pakistan, currently employed in one of the fields listed above, have 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.

Participants will spend one academic year in the United States and earn certificates in their fields of study. After completing the program, participants return home with new skills and expertise to help them contribute to the economic growth and development of Pakistan.

Complete application package, including academic transcripts and three letters of references must be submitted to USEFP at P.O. Box No. 1128 till November 26, 2014.