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!

To be eligible for the Fulbright TGC Program, the applicant must:

  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • reside in the U.S., a U.S. territory, or a school associated with the Department of Defense Education Activity;
  • hold at least a bachelor's degree;
  • have a minimum of three years of full-time experience in a U.S. K-12 educational institution;
  • be currently employed full-time in a U.S. K-12 educational institution or school district with a minimum of 50% of contracted hours in a student-facing role; and
  • have NOT resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six-year period preceding the date of application; a candidate who has done so is ineligible for a grant. A candidate who has lived outside the United States for nine months or more during a calendar year is deemed to have resided abroad for that year.

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

Program Resources

Access more than 450 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.