Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) - 2019
  • Deadline Jul 11, 2018
  • Posted May 27, 2018

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) - 2019

The FLTA Program is a nine-month, U.S. Department of State funded, non-degree program that provides young teachers of English an opportunity to refine their teaching skills, increase their English language proficiency and extend their knowledge of the society and culture of the United States, while teaching their native language to U.S. students and strengthening foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges and universities. Fulbright FLTA participants also interact with their host communities in conversation groups, extracurricular activities, and community outreach projects. Fulbright FLTA participants must immediately return to their home countries upon completion of the program.
 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Pakistani national with a valid Pakistani Passport.
  • Resident in Pakistan throughout the nomination and selection process.
  • Be a young, early career educator.
  • Minimum of 16 years of formal education.
  • Be a teacher of the English language or a related field at the college or university level.
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred.


Tips to Apply: 

If you choose to apply for this program, keep these important tips in mind. 

  • Deadlines and eligibility criteria are not flexible.
  • In your essays and other application materials, be yourself!  The U.S. Embassy is looking for diverse groups of participants from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Definitely, don’t plagiarize.  The Embassy and its partners look out for plagiarism and automatically disqualify anyone who is caught copying essays.

Benefits of successful completion:

  • Participants are eligible to join the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN).
  • 13 chapters across Pakistan, with more than 25,000 alumni eligible to participate.
  • Funding for small projects, networking and mentorship opportunities, conferences and more!

Apply Here


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