The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) brings international, secondary-level teachers to the United States for a six-week program. Teachers will take academic seminars for professional development at a host university. In addition, they observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students at the 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. The teachers will 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

Teachers from the countries can apply.

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

Eligible Disciplines

To be eligible, you must be in any discipline below

  • English or English as a Foreign Language
  • Social Studies (civics, history, geography, global studies, etc.)
  • Math
  • Science​
  • Special Education in the disciplines listed above

How To Apply To The General Pedagogy Cohort?

To submit your application, visit the application page.

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.

For more information on the program, visit the Official Webpage of the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2021/2022.

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