Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship
To increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries through exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills, the Fulbright ETA places recent college graduates and alumni in English as a New Language classrooms around the world. The age and academic level of classroom students varies by country, ranging from kindergarten to university. As part of the Fulbright Student Awards Program, the ETA is highly competitive, and students should begin applying in May of their junior year.
Most successful applicants in the past have sought careers in diplomacy, international development, law, and education. We encourage applicants with a professional interest in English or foreign language instruction, from the TESOL or ESS minor programs, or relevant majors to U.S. history, culture, and language.
If eligible, follow the steps below to begin the process.
Virtual Info Session:
This application process takes place entirely on Sakai and you can watch the video below to learn of the assignments for each month. Every month requires around 10 hours of work total and should be manageable alongside your other summer commitments.
Process timeline (rough outline):
This application process would send people abroad for the 2021-2022 academic year.
|June 1, 2020||Last day to submit an interest form
If you would like to join the application process after this day, please send a very convincing email directly to Elise.
|June 8, 2020||Qualifications and Attributes worksheets due on Sakai|
|June 22, 2020||Lesson Plan worksheet due on Sakai|
|July 10, 2020||Must have read genre samples on Sakai|
|July 19, 2020||Timeline/Autobiography worksheet due on Sakai|
|July 31, 2020||10 minute writing due on Sakai & Recommendation Selection|
|August 5, 2020||Short Answer worksheet due on Sakai|
|August 10th-21st||Evan Application Review Week|
|August 27, 7:00-8:30 PM||Online Application Workshop|
|August 29, 2:00-3:30 PM||Essay Draft Finalization Workshop|
|September 14th-25th||Campus Committee Interviews|
|October 13, 2020||National Application Deadline|
|Late January 2021||Semi-Finalist notifications go out|
|March-April 2021||Award notifications go out|
The interest form is the official start to the process. When you fill that out, I know you plan to apply and I will add you to the Sakai site shown in the video above.