2018 Fully Funded Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program to study in USA

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2018 Fully Funded Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program to study in USA
2018 Fully Funded Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program to study in USA

Fulbright  Fully Funded Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2018/2019 for study in USA

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that offers academic seminars for professional development at a host university. Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local secondary schools.

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and is administered by IREX.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current secondary level, full-time teachers of English, English as a foreign language (EFL), math, science, or social studies, including special education teachers in those subjects at an institution serving primarily a local population
  • Five years of full-time teaching experience
  • Citizen and resident of participating Fulbright TEA country
  • Other requirements as indicated in the application

Applicants from the following countries are eligible:

  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • West Bank/Gaza
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Fellowship worth:

  • J-1 visa support;
  • A pre-departure orientation held in participant’s home country;
  • Round-trip airfare to and within the U.S.;
  • A Welcome Program at the host university;
  • Academic program fees;
  • Housing (generally shared with other program fellows) and meals;
  • Accident and sickness medical insurance coverage (does not cover pre-existing conditions);
  • Transportation to the practicum school (if necessary);
  • A daily allowance for incidentals during the university academic program;
  • A professional development allowance;
  • A baggage allowance;
  • An end-of-program workshop in Washington, D.C., and
  • The opportunity to apply for alumni small grants for alumni in good standing.

Key Dates

Mid-end April 2018 Paper screening of the applications
Mid May 2018 TOEFL Testing/Interviews
September 2018 Notifications of Finalists
December 2018 Pre-Departure Orientation Cohort I
Late January-March 2019 U.S. Program Dates Cohort I
July 2019 Pre-Departure Orientation Cohort II
September-November 2019 U.S. Program Dates Cohort II

Application Deadline: Varying by Country

2018 Fully Funded Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program to study in USA
2018 Fully Funded Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program to study in USA

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2018/2019 

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