Eligible applicants include U.S. citizens who reside in the United States, a U.S. territory, or who work on a campus within the Department of Defense Education Activity. Applicants must have five years of full-time teaching experience in the U.S., a U.S. territory, or school associated with the Department of Defense Education Activity. Language requirements, if any, will be indicated in the project description.
Eligible K–12 positions include classroom teachers, guidance counselors, curriculum coordinators, special education coordinators, media specialists, librarians, gifted and talented coordinators, and others located in a K–12 environment.
Applicants must have a master’s degree or be enrolled in a master’s degree program and/or be certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards at the time of application.
The application to the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term can be found in IREX’s Online Application System. The application includes sections to enter personal and professional demographics, educational and certification information, language proficiency, and an opportunity to answer, in short essays, questions about the applicant’s goals for the program, their background and experience, and how they might leverage the experience for impact in their school community.
Applicants are asked to demonstrate how their skills and experience qualify them to fulfill the project activities in the project for which they are applying.
The application also requires the submission of references and certain documentation:
Applicants are considered individually, and team applications will not be accepted.
Learn more by visiting the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.
If you have any questions, please contact FulbrightDAST@irex.org.