SRINAGAR: J&K Centre for Peace, Research and Sustainable Development, in collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir Students Association on Saturday conducted a webinar for over 200 aspiring fellows from Kashmir who are applying for the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship Program this year. The event aimed to provide information about the scholarship and the application process, as well as guidance and advice for interested individuals. The comprehensive session covered both the technical and practical aspects of the scholarship, highlighting the importance of international educational exchange programs in shaping the future leaders of tomorrow.
The Fulbright Fellowship Program, sponsored by the United States government, is awarded based on academic merit and leadership potential, covering tuition fees, travel costs, and living expenses. The program offers students and professionals the opportunity to study and conduct research in the United States of America. By attending the webinar, the aspiring fellows were equipped with the necessary knowledge and resources to apply for the Fulbright Fellowship Program and pursue their academic and career goals.
The webinar was inaugurated by Umar Masoodi, the Incharge Coordination Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir Students Association and Research Associate JKCPRS and Aadil Bhat, the President of the North Zone Jammu and Kashmir Students Association and JKCPRS Research Associate welcomed the audience with opening remarks. The session was well-organized and aimed to equip aspiring fellows with the necessary knowledge and resources to apply for the Fulbright Fellowship Program and pursue their academic and career goals.
The event was graced by the distinguished presence of Dr Shah Faesal, an IAS officer, Harvard University alumnus, and Fulbright scholar. The event attracted a large number of students from the region, and it provided information about the scholarship and the application process, as well as guidance and advice for interested individuals. During his speech, Dr Faesal emphasized the importance of international educational exchange programs in shaping the future leaders of tomorrow. The comprehensive session covered both the technical and practical aspects of the scholarship. He provided insightful information about the fellowship, making it the first of its kind.
During the webinar, Dr Faesal highlighted the fact that the Fulbright fellowship is a prestigious program that not only provides funding but also helps individuals build leadership qualities that can be used to shape the future. Dr Faesal highlighted the fact that the Fulbright fellowship is a prestigious program that not only provides funding but also helps individuals build leadership qualities that can be used to shape the future. His speech was informative and inspiring, motivating the aspiring fellows to pursue their dreams of studying and conducting research in the United States of America. He commended them for their impressive questions, comments, and insights that made the discussions more enriching and insightful.
On the occasion, the National Convener of J&K Students Association and Chairman of JKCPRS Nasir Khuehami addressed the gathering and emphasized the significance of scholarships in preparing intellectual leaders for the future. He expressed his delight in organizing the workshop on Fulbright fellowship, which he hopes will inspire and motivate young students and professionals to pursue their dreams and reach their full potential.
Khuehami believes that education is key to progress and development in society and the Fulbright program is an excellent opportunity for students and professionals to gain knowledge and skills from some of the best academic institutions worldwide. He emphasized the importance of international educational exchange programs in building intellectual leaders for the future. The program will help interested individuals understand the scholarship application process; provide valuable insights, and offer guidance and advice.
Ummar Jamal, Co-founder of JKCPRS, also addressed the participants, stating that the aim of conducting the workshop on the Fulbright scholarship is to educate and inform individuals about scholarship opportunities and the application process. The workshop aims to provide guidance on the requirements, deadlines, and expectations of the Fulbright scholarship program. The upcoming programs will undoubtedly help aspiring Fulbright fellows achieve their academic dreams. Jamal expressed his appreciation towards the participants for their active participation and engagement during the workshop.
JKCPRS Research Fellow Umar Masoodi also provided aspiring Fulbright fellows with all the necessary information about the scholarship, including eligibility criteria, the application process, and the benefits that come with the Fellowship. It can also aim to give aspirants tips and strategies on how to craft a competitive application and showcase one’s strengths and achievements effectively. He highlighted how the exchange of knowledge and ideas between experts and eager learners can lead to an enriching and productive experience for everyone involved.
Research Associate JKCPRS Aadil Bhat said that the webinar was an exceptional platform for individuals to learn more about the Fulbright fellowship, making it an excellent opportunity for those who are considering applying for the scholarship. He also praised participants for their eagerness to learn and their willingness to share their thoughts and experiences, which made the workshop a truly collaborative and productive event.
JKCPRS’s initiative to provide information about the Fulbright Scholarship through a webinar was highly appreciated by the participants. They expressed gratitude to Dr Shah Faesal for sharing his knowledge and experiences. The participants who also joined across the Country urged the Centre to organize more such webinars for other prestigious scholarships to help students and scholars from across the country to achieve their academic goals.
Concluding the Program, JKSA General Secretary for Communication Faizaan Peer and Eminent Young Writer and JKCPRS Fellow Mohammad Saleem Rashid expressed their gratitude towards Dr Shah Faesal for sharing his invaluable knowledge and expertise on the subject matter of the workshop. His insights and tips on crafting a winning Fulbright Nehru Master’s Fellowship application were truly enlightening, and they will undoubtedly benefit all those who attended the workshop, they added.