The COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) in association United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) organized an Information Session on Fulbright Scholarships and University of Colorado, Boulder, USA on February 12, 2017 at the Seminar Hall, first floor, BIC Building, Islamabad Campus.
The objective of the session was to inform and orient the young faculty/students regarding Fulbright scholarship and how to apply for admission and scholarships at the University of Colorado (CU), Boulder, USA.
A good number of participants including undergraduate, graduates and faculty members attended the session. The session started with the recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by an introduction on USEFP and Fulbright Scholarship program by Ms. Shiza Toor and Ms. Mashal Khan (Advising Coordinators, EducationUSA, Pakistan). Mr. Amir Sadafi, Assistant Director International Office, CU, Boulder informed that the university is top tier US university which offers courses in more than 110 distinct fields of study and has 235 degree programs across the baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional levels. He further provided information on admissions requirements and advised that CU, Boulder is a good destination for MS and PhD programs. Mr. Amir Sadifi also shared information on scholarship opportunities and financial aid available at the CU, Boulder.
The session was interactive and the visiting delegates expressed confidence in seeing the students applying for admissions in the U.S. The participants also acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided at the session.
The said visit was coordinated by the office of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development (P, D and HRD), CIIT Islamabad.
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