Pakistan Scholars will be in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center for the U.S. academic year, September 2012 – May 2013. While at the Wilson Center, Pakistan Scholars will be expected to carry out a full schedule of rigorous research and writing based on the topic outlined in the research proposal submitted at the time of application. They will also be expected to participate in workshops, seminars, and conferences organized by the Center’s Asia Program, and in other ways to participate in the intellectual life of the Wilson Center and the larger community of South Asia observers in Washington.
-This competition is open to men and women who are from Pakistan or who are of Pakistani-origin (from any country). -Applications will be accepted from individuals in academia, business, journalism, government, law, and related professions. -Candidates must be currently pursuing research on key public policy issues facing Pakistan, research designed to bridge the gap between the academic and the policymaking worlds. -The Wilson Center customarily expects its visiting scholars to possess the terminal degree in their field. -Applicants must be completely fluent in both written and spoken English.