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Fully Funded Fulbright Distinguished Awards

Fully Funded Fulbright Distinguished Awards 2019 in USA

Fully Funded
Country: USA
City: Washington D.C.
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The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST) provides an opportunity for outstanding K–12 teachers from the United States to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience abroad. Teachers will share their educational expertise with schools, nonprofits, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad.

In general, the projects range from approximately 2-6 weeks, with a preference for 3 or more weeks. The Fulbright DAST Program offers opportunities twice throughout the year. Cycle I project activities take place between June and September 2019. Cycle II project activities take place from October 2019 – May 2020.

The Fulbright DAST Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX


  • Full-time K–12 teaching position, including classroom teachers, guidance counselors, curriculum coordinators, special education coordinators, media specialists, librarians, and gifted and talented coordinators and others who spend at least half of their time interacting with students
  • Five years of full-time teaching experience in the U.S., a U.S. territory or school associated with DODEA
  • Be a U.S. citizen, and reside in a U.S. state, territory or campus associated with DODEA
  • Master’s degree or enrolled in a master’s degree program
  • Demonstrated record of professional leadership and accomplishment in teaching
  • Demonstrated experience conducting professional development workshops.

Program Coverage: All program expenses are provided for the participant during this program, such as living expenses in the host country, food, travel to/from the host country, etc. An honorarium is provided for the time in country.

How to Apply 

Consult the above list of eligibility requirements, and view the project descriptions for each participating country/territory. Applications for Cycle I are due on January 25, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline25 January,2019
CityWashington D.C.
Open toU.S. citizen or Residence of U.S
OrganizerU.S. Department of State
Contact the organizerhttps://www.irex.org/contact-us



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