Learn More about the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program

To decide if the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is right for you, consider these questions:

  • Do you want to enhance your expertise in adapting teaching methods, lesson planning, and technology tools to internationalize U.S. classrooms?
  • Are you interested in further developing your leadership and professional skills to ensure that your students are knowledgeable about the world and prepared for careers in an increasingly competitive global economy?
  • Are you willing and able to invest the time required of this program, including up to ten hours per week of coursework from September to December, two to three weeks of travel both in the United States and abroad, and time required to complete the global education guide capstone project after travel?
  • Do you need support and networks to better prepare your students to work and collaborate in multiple cultural contexts and to be more aware of other countries around the world?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms might just be the right professional learning opportunity for you to pursue!

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 a school associated with the Department of Defense Education Activity. There is no language requirement for participation in the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program.

Eligible applicants include classroom teachers, guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, library media specialists, special education coordinators, and others who spend at least half of their time interacting with students. Eligible applicants’ instructional assignment may be a combination of roles (teaching and administrative) if at least half of the time is spent in direct instruction with students.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.

Join a global community of educators and prepare your students for the world.

Program Resources

Access more than 350 resource guides created by Fulbright TGC alumni in the Global Education Guides Resource Library.

You can also learn more by visiting the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.


If you have any questions, please contact FulbrightTGC@irex.org.