Grant of the Week: Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program
Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program.
Announcing the launch of the 2016-2017 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching (DA) Program Online Application for K-12 teachers!
Are you a U.S.:
- Primary and/or secondary classroom teacher?
- Guidance counselor?
- Curriculum specialist?
- Curriculum head?
- Talented and Gifted coordinator?
- Special Education coordinator?
- Media specialist/librarian?
You may be eligible to participate in a unique international professional development opportunity for 3-6 months through the Fulbright Program!
By conducting educational research abroad, U.S. teachers gain new skills, learn new instructional methods and assessment methodologies and share best practices with international colleagues and students. Teachers also have the opportunity to expand their understanding of other cultures and international education systems that will enrich their U.S. schools and local communities with global perspectives.
Teachers may travel to:
Botswana, Chile, Finland, India, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Palestinian Territories, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
Countries are still pending and may change. Please visit the program website for updates.
Application deadline: November 4, 2015
Eligibility Requirements: www.fulbrightteacherexchange.org
This program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education.
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