United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) funded Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program for US and Indian citizens, 2013
Scholarship Provider: United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF)
Scholarship can be taken at: USA and India
- Hold at least a bachelor’s degree and a teacher training degree
-Be full time teachers teaching at any level (primary, middle or secondary); or primary and secondary level library media specialists, guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, special education coordinators, gifted and talented coordinators, and administrators/academic coordinators who spend at least 50% of their time in classroom teaching; or teacher trainers
-Teachers of any subject may apply
-Have at least five years of teaching experience
-Demonstrate experience conducting and leading professional development activities
-Demonstrate accomplishment in teaching or have previously received a teaching award or an exemplary evaluation by a school administrator
-Demonstrate good English language competence and possess a paper based TOEFL score of 550 (213 Computer Based TOEFL, 79 Internet Based TOEFL) or an IELTS score of 6.5.
-If you have taken any standard test of English language proficiency such as the TOEFL or IELTS, please attach a photocopy of the score report to your application. If you have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS and are selected as a nominee, you will be required to take the TOEFL in December 2012. USIEF will provide fee vouchers towards the TOEFL exam.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Scholarship Description: The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) was established in 1950 to promote mutual understanding between the citizens of India and of the U.S. through educational exchange of outstanding scholars, professionals and students. USIEF fosters research, lecture and study primarily through fellowships for Indian and U.S. citizens; educational advising for Indians interested in study opportunities in the U.S.; and dialogue among its alumni and their communities.
-Be a citizen of India and reside in India at the time of application;
-Be qualified to obtain/hold a valid Indian passport by October 15, 2012.
Program costs such as tuition, room and board and transportation are covered by the Fulbright grant. Participants will receive a maintenance allowance designed to assist with the costs of food and lodging during the U.S. program. Distinguished Teachers will also have the opportunity to apply for professional enrichment funds during their program to support development, research or cover expenses of attending a conference or workshop related to their fields of teaching expertise.
Dependents may accompany program participants. All dependents’ expenses, however, will be paid for by the grantee.
How to Apply: Online, Post
Deadline: October 15, 2012