Travel Dates: 3-6 months during the 2018-19 School Year
Application Deadline: December 13, 2017
Sponsored by the US State Department and administered by IIE, the Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program provides funding for highly accomplished US elementary and secondary educators to take part in an intensive professional development program for 3-6 months abroad. This special program is designed to build teachers’ and students’ global and intercultural understanding, to share best international education practices, and to encourage partnerships with schools abroad. Overseas, awardees will study at a host university or teacher training institution; observe classes, team-teach and/or conduct workshops in local schools; participate in a web-based collaborative project with other participants; and complete an inquiry project of their own design. Applicants must be US citizens, hold a master’s degree or enrolled in a master’s program, and with at least five years of full time teaching experience. K-12 teachers, curriculum heads, media specialists/librarians, guidance counselors, and other specified instructional staff are eliglble. Participating countries in SY2018-19 are: Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Finland, Greece, India, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Palestinian Territories, Singapore, Taiwan, the UK, and Vietnam.