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Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2023/2024 | Enhance Your Skills, Experience US Schools

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program Overview

For innovative educators who want to take their skills to the next level, the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program offers a fully funded and potentially life-changing experience. Learn how to bring fresh perspectives back to your classroom – and your students.

The Power of the Fulbright Program

This highly respected program aims to:

  • Improve Educational Practices: Facilitates cross-pollination of best methods globally.
  • Build Community: Creates an international teacher network to support each other long after the program.
  • Gain US Classroom Experience: Observe, co-teach, and connect with teachers in a different school system.
  • Cultural Immersion: Deepen understanding of another country beyond simply being a tourist.

Who Is an Ideal Candidate?

Fulbright seeks dedicated teachers who have:

    • Established Career: Minimum 3 years teaching, preference for those with 5+ years invested
    • Eligible Subjects: English/EFL, math, science, select foreign languages, OR special education within these fields.
    • English Skills: Ability to succeed in university seminars held in English is essential.
    • Country Match: Must be citizen of and residing in one of the participating nations (full list below).

What Does the Fulbright Program Provide?

This opportunity removes some major obstacles, ensuring focus is on growth:

  • Visa Facilitation: J-1 visa support eases the otherwise complex US entry process.
  • Travel Coverage: Round-trip flights so you can reach your host university.
  • Living Essentials: Room, board, and incidentals taken care of for the 6-week period.
  • Health Care: Supplemental to existing, ensuring any needs are met in the US.
  • DC Workshop: Start things off with a broader look at American education.

Important Dates to Remember

  • 2023 Application Window: January – March (exact dates set by nation, don’t delay )
  • August 2023: Decisions, plan ahead even while application is in process
  • Two Cohorts in 2024: Spring (Jan- March) and Fall (Sept-Oct) offer choice

How the Application Process Works

  1. Country Verification: Eligibility AND deadlines are nation-specific; seek guidance from your local US Embassy or Fulbright commission [hyperlink to Fulbright main site if possible for country searches to be streamlined]
  2. Program Website: Many Fulbright programs exist; ensure materials go to the proper evaluators
  3. Tailor Your Materials: Showcase passion for teaching and how US learning enriches your future classroom!


Eligible Countries
Algeria Argentina • Armenia • Azerbaijan • Bangladesh • Barbados • Belarus • Bolivia • Burkina Faso • Burma
Cambodia Cameroon Colombia • Costa Rica • Cote d’Ivoire • Croatia • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • Egypt
El Salvador • Estonia • Georgia Ghana Guatemala Haiti Honduras • India • Iraq • Jordan • Kazakhstan • Kenya
Kyrgyzstan • Laos • Latvia • Malawi Malaysia Mali Moldova Mongolia Mozambique • Nepal • Nicaragua • Niger
Nigeria • Panama • Papua New Guinea • Peru • Russia • Sri Lanka • Sudan Tajikistan Tanzania • Thailand • Timor Leste
Tunisia • Turkey • Turkmenistan Ukraine • Uruguay Uzbekistan • Venezuela • Vietnam • West Bank/Gaza • Zambia

Visit the official website for the The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program for more information

Click here to access the online application portal

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