The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) has invited applications for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program 2015. Young career educators who are currently teaching English at college level or training to become teachers of English can apply.
The FLTA Program, an integral part of the Fulbright Student Program, is funded by the US Department of State with the purpose of strengthening foreign language instruction at US institutes. The program aims to provide future foreign teachers of English the opportunity to refine their teaching skills and increase their English language proficiency.
FLTA fellows spend nine months serving as teaching assistants at US institutions while also taking courses in English teaching and US Studies as non-degree students.
FLTA fellows also interact with the host community through extracurricular activities and community outreach projects. India is one of the countries participating in the 2015 competition.
Value of award:
FLTA fellows will receive a monthly stipend, health insurance and travel support. Besides US host institutions provide tuition awards to support the required coursework. The FLTA program does not provide J-2 visas for spouses or dependents.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Prior teaching experience is preferred.
How to Apply:
You are required to submit an online application along with supporting documents.
Fill the online application here.
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In addition applicants must send three confidential letters of reference, academic marksheets/transcripts, English language proficiency test scores (if any) and passport copy.
Employed applicants need to submit their applications through proper channel by the application deadline.
Short-listed applicants will have to appear for an interview before a selection committee in New Delhi, in November 2014. Candidates recommended by the selection committee will have to appear for the TOEFL in November 2014.
Applications of recommended candidates will be forwarded to the U.S. for further review. candidates will be notified of their awards by March 2015.
Participants will be required to attend an orientation in India during the summer of 2015 before arriving at their host institutions in August 2015. FLTA fellows will also be required to attend a mid-year enrichment workshop in the US.
Application Deadline: September 15, 2014
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