Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2024 – 2025

Deadline Date: March 03, 2024

The U.S. Mission in Egypt has announced the applications for the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program which brings international secondary-level educators to the United States for a six-week professional learning opportunity at a host university.

Participants participate in academic seminars, observe and co-teach in U.S. classrooms, and collaborate on best educational practices with educators and students at the host university and local secondary schools. Participants engage in various civic and cultural activities in their host communities to promote mutual understanding.

Program Description:
  • Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement participants attend academic seminars at a host university focusing on new teaching methodologies, student-centered learning, instructional technology, and content-based instruction. Participants complete at least 40 hours of field experience with a U.S. partner educator of the same or a similar discipline in a local secondary school. Participants also learn about the United States and their host communities through an offering of cultural activities. Applicants may choose the general program or apply for a cohort focused on gender, media literacy, or climate education.
  • The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program provides:
    • J-1 visa support
    • Roundtrip airfare
    • Accommodations, meals, and incidentals for the duration of the program
    • Accident and sickness medical coverage (supplementary to participant’s existing insurance)
    • Workshop in Washington, DC
    • Professional development and cultural activities
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Current secondary-level (middle and high school), full-time teachers of English, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), math, science, foreign language, social studies, journalism, or communications, including special education teachers in those subjects, at institutions serving primarily a local population
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience by the start of the program, with a preference for those who have completed at least five years of full-time teaching
  • Demonstrated oral and written English language proficiency
  • Citizen and resident of a participating location.

For more information, visit U.S. Embassy in Egypt.

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