Deadline: Vary according to countries
This is a fully funded initiative that brings together international secondary level teachers to the United States for a six week program. Teachers take part in academic seminars for professional development at a host university and at local secondary schools.
Depending on country of origin, international teachers have the opportunity to apply to either the Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy Cohort or the Media Literacy Cohort.
The Fulbright TEA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX.
Fulbright TEA General Pedagogy
The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program, General Pedagogy Cohort, will bring approximately 168 international secondary school teachers from around the world to the United States to participate in a six-week non-degree, non-credit academic program at a U.S. university.
The international participants will travel to the United States for one of two six-week professional development programs in either the spring of 2022 or fall of 2022.
Eligible Countries and Territories:
Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Bank/Gaza, Zambia, Zimbabwe
- English or English as a Foreign Language
- Social Studies (civics, history, geography, global studies, etc.)
- Special Education in the disciplines listed above
Application deadlines vary by country. Please contact the U.S. Embassy or Fulbright Commission in your country for specific deadlines and to find out whether they are accepting online applications.
Contact email: FulbrightTEA@IREX.org
For more information, visit the webpage of Fulbright TEA 2021