Hyderabad–U.S. Consul Basic Brian Heath welcomed 200 new college students to the U.S. Embassy’s Entry English-language coaching program. iEARN Pakistan Government Director Farah Kamal, U.S. Consulate Public Affairs Officer Mark Kendrick and U.S. Consulate Cultural Attaché Priscilla Guzman and 100 Entry alumni additionally attended the opening ceremony atthe Indus Lodge in Hyderabad.
The scholars, which started their English lessons in November 2014, obtained certificates bearing the signature of U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson. This two-year English Entry Micro scholarship program (one among 4 at the moment underway in Sindh) will profit 200 gifted 13-17 year-olds from underprivileged communities in Hyderabad.
“I’m completely happy to be right here in Hyderabad to have fun this opening ceremony with all of you,” stated Mr. Heath. “In the present day, you formally be a part of the Entry household. This yr, there are greater than 5,000 of you in Pakistan alone.”
Entry permits college students to not solely develop their English communication abilities, but additionally achieve invaluable management, crucial pondering, and public talking abilities. “You will be uncovered to new info and concepts that can present you the world and what you are able to do to make it a greater place for your self, on your households, and on your nation,” stated Mr. Heath.
The 2-year English Entry Micro scholarship Program is an after-school English language proficiency program for gifted 13-17 year-old from deprived communities. Since 2004, greater than 100,000 college students in 85 nations have participated, and there are greater than 10,000 alumni in Pakistan. There are not any course charges, and books, studying supplies, stationery, and e-book luggage are additionally supplied free to college students.