Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. Teachers

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. Teachers

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DA) provides an opportunity for K–12 educators from the United States to take part in a three- to six-month professional development experience abroad. Participants will pursue individual inquiry projects, take courses at a host university, and collaborate with colleagues on best educational practices.

The Fulbright DA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX. It is governed by policies established by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DA) provides an opportunity for K–12 educators from the United States to take part in a three- to six-month professional development experience abroad. Participants will pursue individual inquiry projects, take courses at a host university, and collaborate with colleagues on best educational practices.

The Fulbright DA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX. It is governed by policies established by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Apply for the program

We are now accepting applications from U.S. K-12 teachers.

Choose a country/territory for your Fulbright DA Program experience abroad, and learn how to apply. Applications are due on January 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Sponsor

US flag and seal of the US Department of State

The Fulbright DA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX.

Goals

  • Grow educators’ professional leadership skills
  • Expand access to global networks
  • Allow educators to inform research, policy, and practice
  • Promote mutual understanding

Project Activities

  • Individual inquiry project: Teachers will pursue individual inquiry projects supported by practical research at a host institution throughout their professional development experience abroad.
  • Three- to six-month professional development experience abroad: Outstanding elementary, middle, and high school teachers from the United States have the opportunity to take part in a three- to six-month professional development experience abroad. Explore the participating country/territory locations.
  • Professional development courses: Host institutions will provide courses pertaining to the candidate’s subject area and/or inquiry project proposal.

Contact

E-mail: FulbrightDA@irex.org

 

The Fulbright DA Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX.