Fully funded 2017 US Government Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Scholarships

Application Deadline: Every country sets its own application deadlines. Please check with  the US Embassy or Fulbright commission in your country or territory for deadline information.

Eligible Countries:  See list of countries below

Scholarship country:  Scholarships will be taken in USA

Scholarship Info: TEA is a six-week customized and personalized academic program that ranges from seminars on curriculum development, lesson planning, instructional technology, to new teaching methodologies. Accepted fellows will participate in a practicum in a US secondary school, working closely with US teachers and students. The program provides cultural enrichment, mentoring, and support.

Scholarship Type: Short courses/Training

Eligibility: Details for this program may vary by country. In general, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Current secondary school-level,* full-time teacher in an institution serving primarily a local population;
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • Five or more years of classroom experience as a teacher of English, English as a foreign language (EFL), mathematics, science, or social studies, including special education teachers in those subject areas;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English with a TOEFL score of 450 on the paper-based TOEFL or an equivalent English-language examination;**
  • Demonstrated commitment to continue teaching after completion of the program; and
  • A complete application.

*Secondary-level teachers include both middle and high school teachers working with students between approximately 12 and 18 years of age. Teachers responsible for teaching additional grade levels must teach middle school or high school students more than 50% of their work time in order to be eligible for the program.

**A limited number of participants with TOEFL scores between 425 and 450, or equivalent, will be accepted for the program in a special cohort that will include additional English-language training as part of the professional development program.

Number of Awardees: Not indicated.

Value of Scholarship: The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program is fully funded pending availability of funds

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarship training will last for 6 weeks

Eligible Countries:  Apply if you hail from one of these countries: 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, Estonia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malawi, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Bank/Gaza, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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