Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program

Announcing the launch of the 2014-2015 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching (DA) Program Online Application for K-12 teachers!

Eligible applicants:

  • Primary and/or secondary classroom teacher
  • Guidance counselor
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Curriculum head
  • Talented and Gifted coordinator
  • Special Education coordinator
  • Media specialist/librarian

You may be eligible to participate in a unique international professional development opportunity for 3-4 months through the Fulbright Program!

By conducting educational research abroad, U.S. teachers gain new skills, learn new instructional methods and assessment methodologies and share best practices with international colleagues and students. Teachers also have the opportunity to expand their understanding of other cultures and international education systems that will enrich their U.S. schools and local communities with global perspectives.

Teachers may travel to: Chile, Finland, India, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.


Application deadline: December 15, 2013

Eligibility Requirements:

Application Info:

This program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education.