About Us


Youth Engagement Fellowship (YEF) is a revolutionary initiative by VizRah according to the changing needs of the time. The program is initiated to prepare Pakistani university students for their future endeavours by enriching them with the required skill set. YEF Program participants will have the opportunity to gain soft skills through experiential learning. The ultimate goal is to bridge the gap between industry and academia.

Program Description

Youth Engagement Fellowship (YEF) is an intensive Four-week fellowship for undergraduate Pakistani students currently enrolled or freshly graduated students from any university in Pakistan. Purpose of the program is to engage Pakistani youth especially students for sustainable change in society while simultaneously enhancing their soft skills through experiential learning including leadership abilities, effective communication, CV building, interview skills and SOP writing for international scholarships. In the same time, participants will be given special lectures and training on social entrepreneurship, climate change, community service, innovative thinking and peace building through conflict resolution. Fellowship consists of a balanced series of seminar discussions, lectures, community site visits, cultural tours, creative learning activities and group presentations. Coursework and classroom activities are complemented by historical places visit, leadership activities, community work and volunteer opportunities. Participants will also have an opportunity to engage in social service activities after completing fellowship program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Between 18-25

  • Undergraduate/Freshgraduate Student from any university in Pakistan

  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities

  • Highly interested in community service activities

  • Committed to participate in community service activities after completion of fellowship program


  • Interdisciplinary environment

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Membership in YEF Alumni Network

  • Networking with participants from different universities in Pakistan

Application Process Details

  • Payment methods

    Pay application processing fee of Rs. 200/- via following methods
    Merit Based: Rs. 4000/-
    Self Funded: Rs 6000/-

  • Bank Account details

    • Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB)
      Account Title: Muhammad Adeel Javed
      Account #: 0635985071003400
      Branch: 144-Ghazi Chowk Lahore.
  • Easypaisa/Omni account: 0323-4646839

  • Program Details

    Program Duration: 1 Month
    Total Number of Participants: 20
    Application Deadline: October 08, 2018 (11: 59 p.m. Night)
    Short Listed Candidates will be Called for Interview

    Final selection: Will Be Updated Soon
    Fellowship Start Date: Coming Soon Contact Us
    Program Venue: VizRah Office, 2nd floor, 157/3 Farid Plaza, above Chick Factory, Muslim Town Mor, Lahore, Pakistan.

Team Organizers

M. Adeel Javed

Executive Director

M. Umar Farooq

Program Director (Indonesia)

Mubeen Nadeem

Program Director (Pakistan)

Advisors and Mentors

Dr. Michael Hannahan
Dr. Michael Hannahan
Usman Khalid
Usman Khalid
Director CENTIN - UMT
Abdul Basit Khawaja
Abdul Basit Khawaja
Resource Mobilization Manager - Human Relief Foundation Pakistan
Ms. Sana Mela
Ms. Sana Mela
Founder - Perspective
Mrs. Khawar Sultana
Mrs. Khawar Sultana
Clinical Psychologist - Amin Maktab
Dr. Izhar Hashmi
Dr. Izhar Hashmi
Member Board of Directors - Akhuwat

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Cohort 3

Cohort 3 is going to start from 7th November 2018 and it is going to be a weekend program this time.