Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers 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.

Fulbright DAST sends expert U.S. K–12 teachers and educators to participating countries to support projects identified by U.S. embassies and Fulbright commissions in schools, teacher training colleges, government ministries, or educational nongovernmental organizations.

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The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers 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.

Fulbright DAST sends expert U.S. K–12 teachers and educators to participating countries to support projects identified by U.S. embassies and Fulbright commissions in schools, teacher training colleges, government ministries, or educational nongovernmental organizations.

Become a Fellow

Now accepting applications for 2020–2021 Fulbright DAST Cycle I projects.

Learn more about the opportunity and how to apply.

Sponsor

US flag and seal of the US Department of State`

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

Goals

  • Support education initiatives or institutions that can benefit from the expertise of exemplary U.S. teachers.
  • Build U.S. teachers’ knowledge of the host country to enable them to internationalize their U.S. classrooms and schools upon their return.

Project Activities

Two- to six-week professional development experience abroad: Outstanding elementary, middle, and high school teachers and educators from the United States will share their educational expertise by serving in a consulting role at schools, nonprofit organizations, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad.

Project Timeline

Cycle I

  • Applications due: February 3, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. EST
  • Applicants notified: April 2020
  • Program dates: Projects take place from June 2020 to September 2020

Cycle II

  • Applications due: The application will launch in the late winter or early spring of 2020
  • Applicants notified: August 2020
  • Program dates: Projects take place from October 2020 to May 2021

Contact

E-mail: FulbrightDAST@irex.org

 

 

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