The US Summer Sisters Exchange Program 2018 is the prestigious summer scholarship program for Female High School Students.  This program offers high school females an opportunity to attend pre-college summer programs at prestigious American universities. The exchange is now part of “Let Girls Learn” initiative, funded by the U.S. Department of State and is administered by a consortium of partners, including American University, iEARN, the Society for International Education, and the US-Pakistan Women’s Council.
In past years, our academic partners were American University, Babson College, Barnard College, Brown University, Duke University, Eleanor Roosevelt Center, Harvard University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, the National Student Leadership Conference, Smith College, University of Chicago and Washington University.

US Summer Sisters Exchange Program Details:

Eligibility Criteria:
students must meet the following criteria:

  •          Female currently enrolled in High School/College (grades 10, 11, 12 and 13)
  •          Pakistani citizen (American citizens are not eligible)
  •          Age 15 to 18 on June 1st 2018
  •          Has excellent oral and written English Language skills
  •          Complete an application with all the required documents
  •          Overall minimum grade 70% in all subjects in all core subjects during the past two years
  •          Should come from families with moderate to low income
  •          Able to apply and secure a passport or already possess one that is valid for minimum one year
  •          Has Pakistani nationality only
  •          Confident enough and agree to travel and return  from United States independently

Grant Benefits:

  • All travel, academic, and living expenses will be paid by the U.S. Summer Sister Exchange Program.  Upon arrival in the United States, students will be provided with mentors and connected to university resources.  Upon their return home, students will be linked to resources in Pakistan, including the U.S. Embassy’s exchange alumni network.

Send  your application form:

  • Please complete the attached application and submit it to H-88, P.E.C.H.S. Block-6, Karachi by 20th November, 2017 along with the copies of last three years’ (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17) mark sheets and NADRA authorized Birth Certificate or B-form. Please write on the envelope “U.S. Summer Sisters Exchange Program”

Application Deadline: 

  • 20th November, 2017


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