US Fulbright scholarship for Teachers


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2011-2012 DISTINGUISHED FULBRIGHT AWARDS IN TEACHING PROGRAM The Distinguished Fulbright Awards in teaching program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State. The participants will enroll in advanced undergraduate or graduate level classes, team-teach in local schools and/conduct seminars or workshops for US teachers; and engage in other teaching related activities. Selected international participants will be placed at a US host university with a respected School of Education from late August to mid-December, 2011. The award includes round-trip economy airfare for the participant, room and board for the entire grant period, maintenance allowance designed to assist with the costs of food and lodging during the US programme. USIEF will provide fee vouchers towards the TOEFL exam. Requirements: Be a citizen of India and reside in India at the time of application; be qualified to obtain/hold a valid Indian passport by November 30, 2010.
Eligibility:
Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree and a teacher training degree; be full-time teachers teaching at any level (primary, middle or secondary) or administrators /academic coordinators who spend 50% of their time in classroom teaching. Teachers of any subject may apply; have at least five years of teaching experience; demonstrate experience conducting and leading professional development activities; demonstrate accomplishment in teaching or have previously received a teaching award or an exemplary evaluation by a school administrator.
Possess a paper-based TOEFL score of 550 (213 Computer Based TOEFL, 79 Internet Based TOEFL) or an IELTS score of 6.5 (attach photocopy of the score report or take TOEFL in late January 2011).
How To apply:
Application forms can be obtained in person from USIEF office at New Delhi or requested from the USIEF office along with a stamped self-addressed (Rs 25) 10 x 7 inches envelope. All applications, hand delivered or posted, must reach the USIEF, Fulbright House, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi 110001. Please write ATTN: Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching on the envelope. Download application form.
Last Date : November 30, 2010.


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