A Hearts and Minds Approach
The Fulbright scholarship program offers tremendous opportunity for personal and social development of young intellectuals.
The events of the past decade and the deteriorating security conditions in Pakistan have increasingly isolated the country from the rest of the world. The continued lack of economic opportunities and mismanagement of national resources tends to encourage the belief that cor- ruption is too deeply institutionalized for the academia to succeed at implementing change.
In these trying times, organizations funding scholarships and study abroad opportunities provide a refreshing challenge, both culturally and intellectually. The experience equips grantees with technical expertise making them more capable members of the professional, working classes. Additionally, for individuals hailing from countries in crisis, the opportunity to witness life under a stable and efficient government is a crucial learning experience in institutionaliz-