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Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program 2017 for

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Application Deadline: February 15th 2017

Through the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program, U.S. K-12 teachers and educators can apply for grants to engage in collaborative projects for approximately 2-6 weeks abroad, with a preference for 3 or more weeks. Participants consult with and support schools, non-profit organizations, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad. This short-term program is offered in addition to the longer program, which is for a period of three to six months.

The grant award provides funding for program expenses while abroad, including travel costs, lodging, meals, local transportation, and related expenses. These grants give U.S. educators flexibility to participate in the Fulbright Program while meeting their teaching and professional commitments.

Eligibility Requirements:

o meet the basic eligibility requirements of the program, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements at the time of application:

  • Be a U.S. citizen;
  • Be fluent in English;
  • Hold a Master’s degree (or be enrolled in a Master’s program at the time of application);
  • Be employed full-time at an accredited school in the U.S. or in a U.S. territory;
  • Spend at least 50% of their time teaching or working directly with primary or secondary level students;
  • Have taught primary or secondary students for at least five years;
  • Demonstrated experience conducting professional development activities;
  • Demonstrate accomplishment in teaching or having previously received teaching awards or exemplary evaluations;
  • Meet current Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board policies for U.S. teachers.
  • For additional requirements, please view each individual project summary for more information


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program 2017

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