The 2016 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program is now accepting applications. This fellowship offers young teachers and graduate students the opportunity to study English at a U.S. college or university and to work as an Arabic teaching assistant. Candidates from the following fields will be also eligible to apply: Anthropology, Area Studies, Arts, Communications, Computer Sciences/Technology, Education, Rural Education, Teacher Training, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Humanities, Languages Literature, Social Sciences, Social Work, and Sociology. Candidates must be young teachers or teachers in training in these fields.
The J. William Fulbright Program sponsors a nine-month, non-degree program at colleges and universities in the United States. Award recipients teach Arabic and enroll in at least two American studies or teaching methodology classes each semester. The fellowship covers all fees for: visa application, airfare, tuition, health insurance, room and board, and a monthly stipend for incidental expenses. All applicants must possess a university degree by June 2016, have an excellent academic record, fluency in English, and a desire to return and work for the future of Lebanon.
To apply for this program, interested candidates must complete an online application. If applicants have taken the TOEFL or a similar English proficiency exam, scores should be included. While TOEFL scores are NOT required to apply, finalists will be required to take the TOEFL prior to entering the program (qualifying applicants may apply for fee waivers).
Complete program and application information available at: https://lb.usembassy.gov/education-culture/scholarships-exchanges/
Candidates may access the on-line application at: http://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/flta/
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Application deadline: August 15, 2015. Late applications will be ineligible.