Fulbright Distinguished Awards


  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Educ
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  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $0.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: Nov 05, 2014


Current full-time elementary through high school teachers,
guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, curriculum heads,
Talented and Gifted coordinators, Special Education
coordinators and media specialists/librarians are eligible to

To meet the basic eligibility requirements of the program, an
applicant must meet all of the following requirements at the
time of application:

  • Be a U.S. citizen;

  • Be fluent in English;

  • Hold a Master’s degree (or be
    enrolled in a Master’s program at the time of

  • Be employed full-time at an accredited school in the
    U.S. or in a U.S. territory;

    • For the purpose of determining eligibility, "full-time"
      refers to applicants who are currently employed full-time by a
      school or school district. Teachers who hold a combination of
      part-time jobs which may add up to a full-time equivalent are not

  • Spend at least 50% of their time teaching or working
    directly with primary or secondary level students;

  • Have taught primary or secondary students for at least
    five years;

    • At the time of application, teachers should be in at least
      their fifth year of full-time teaching. If selected, the year of
      the Fulbright Program would be the teacher's sixth (or more) year
      of full-time teaching. Teachers who are in their fourth year (or
      less) of full-time teaching at the time of application are not

  • Demonstrated experience conducting professional
    development activities;

  • Demonstrate accomplishment in teaching or having
    previously received teaching awards or exemplary

All interested applicants should read the  "/"http://www.fulbrightteacherexchange.org/program-overview-da/participating-countries-tp2/"">Participating
section before applying. This section
contains information on specific requirements for in-country
placement. Applicants may not choose countries that are not listed
in the  "/"http://www.fulbrightteacherexchange.org/program-overview-da/participating-countries-tp2/""


Participants in U.S. Department of State programs should
represent the diversity of political, social and cultural life.
Diversity should be interpreted in the broadest sense and encompass
differences including but not limited to ethnicity, race, gender,
religion, geographic location, social-economic status, disabilities
and sexual orientation.

Preference is given to applicants who have not previously
participated in the program and to those whose projects will reach
under served and/or under resourced populations, as measured by
Free and Reduced Meals (FARMS) rates in the U.S.

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching (DA) Program
provides funding for highly accomplished  "/"http://www.fulbrightteacherexchange.org/program-overview-da/eligibility-da/""
title=""U.S.">U.S. primary and secondary level
 to take part in an intensive professional
development program for three to six months abroad. The Fulbright
Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program is sponsored by
the  "/"http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/fulbright-distinguished-awards-teaching-program/""
target=""_blank"">U.S. Department of State, Bureau of
Educational and Cultural Affairs
and is administered by the
Institute of International Education (IIE).

Additional Info:

Institute of International Education

1400 K Street NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC 20005

Email: fulbrightdat@iie.org Web: www.iie.org

Phone: 202-326-7778 Fax: 202-326-7696