Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 20234- 2025

DEADLINE : 08 March,2024
Who can apply : secondary-level teachers
Countries/ nationalities : List Attached
Duration : 6 Weeks
Scholarship type : FULL 
Number  of scholarships available: not specify 
Place : USA

About Program. 

International secondary-level teachers will be brought to the United States as part of the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university as well as to observe and share their knowledge with teachers and students at the host university and  secondary schools.

Cohorts in General Pedagogy

Participants in the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program go to academic seminars at a host university that cover subjects like novel teaching approaches, student-centered learning, instructional technology, and content-based education. Participants spend a minimum of 40 hours in a practicum with a U.S. partner educator in a local secondary school who teaches in the same or a related field. Through a variety of cultural events, participants also gain knowledge about the United States and their host communities. Activities and Timeline for the Program Teachers will participate in educational seminars at a host university, share their knowledge with American teachers and students, and create action plans to advance media literacy and critical thinking abilities in their home schools and communities. Participants in the programme will tour classrooms and team teach with professors from the host university and nearby schools. In their host communities, participants will also take part in civic and cultural events.

Programme Summary

  • General academic seminars emphasizing training for instructors in instructional technologies, content-based education, student-centered learning, lesson preparation, and new teaching approaches
  • a practicum of at least 40 hours in local secondary schools with a U.S. partner teacher
  • a wide range of pertinent cultural and professional development events.

  • Applications will be taken between January and March 2024.
  • applicants were informed. July 2024.
  • January through March 2025: Spring 2024 Cohort Program
  • Program for the Fall 2025 Cohort: September to October 2025.

Eligible Counties. 

Algeria • Argentina • Armenia • Azerbaijan • Bangladesh • Barbados • Belarus • Bolivia • Burkina Faso • BurmaCambodia • Cameroon • Colombia • Costa Rica • Cote d'Ivoire • Croatia • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • EgyptEl Salvador • Estonia • Georgia • Ghana • Guatemala • Haiti • Honduras • India • Iraq • Jordan • Kazakhstan • KenyaKyrgyzstan • Laos • Latvia • Malawi • Malaysia • Mali • Moldova • Mongolia • Mozambique • Nepal • Nicaragua • NigerNigeria • Panama • Papua New Guinea • Peru • Russia • Sri Lanka • Sudan • Tajikistan • Tanzania • Thailand • Timor LesteTunisia • Turkey • Turkmenistan • Ukraine • Uruguay • Uzbekistan • Venezuela • Vietnam • West Bank/Gaza • Zambia


Criteria for Eligibility and Selection

  • Currently employed full-time secondary (middle and high school) English, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), math, science, foreign language, or social studies teachers at institutions primarily servicing a local population
  • Bachelor's or comparable degree
  • Citizenship and residency in an eligible country 
  • Demonstrated oral and written English language proficiency 
  • Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience by the start of the programme, with preference given to those who have completed at least five years of full-time teaching
  • Other requirements as specified in the application 

A merit-based competition will be used to choose participants for the programme by an impartial evaluation committee.

Scholarship Benefits 

In accordance with the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program,

  • support for a J-1 visa.
  • airfare for a round journey
  • For the duration of the programme, lodging, meals, and other other expenses.
  • Medical insurance for accidents and illnesses (in addition to the participant's current insurance).
  • a meeting at the nation's capital.
  • Continuing education and cultural pursuits



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