For the 2020-2021 academic year, applications are invited for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program. The program is fully-funded by the US Department of State.
This Fulbright program is open for the Russians citizens to assist in or teach up to twenty hours of language classes a week and to enrol in at least two courses per semester, one of which must be in US Studies.
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The remaining coursework should relate to their careers in English language teaching. The Fulbright FLTA Program is a nine-month program which will pay for travel, health insurance and monthly maintenance of the selected candidates.
- Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
- Course Level: Fulbright FLTA participants may assist in or teach up to twenty hours of language classes a week and are required to enrol in at least two courses per semester, one of which must be in U.S. Studies. The remaining coursework should relate to their careers in English language teaching. Fulbright FLTA participants will also be expected to facilitate cultural events, language clubs, and language tables.
- Awards: Fulbright Program will pay a monthly stipend, limited health insurance, and round-trip transportation to the U.S. Along with applicants will also receive tuition at a US university, health insurance, and payment of travel expenses to and from the USA.
- Number of Awards: Not known
- Nationality: Russian students
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Eligible Countries: Russian students can apply for this application .
- Study Subject: The studentships are provided to learn a foreign language.
- Entrance Requirements: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship
- Applicants must be Russian citizens and must reside in Russia throughout the nomination and selection process. Please note that U.S. citizenship and dual U.S.-Russian citizens are not eligible for the program participation.
- Applicants must be teachers of English or in training to become teachers of English, and at the minimum must possess the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor’s degree by June 1, 2020, to allow time to submit an official transcript prior to the start of the Fulbright FLTA Program.
- Fluency in English is mandatory, demonstrated by a score of no less than 550 (paper-based TOEFL); 213 (computer-based TOEFL – CBT); 79-80 (internet-based TOEFL – IBT) or 6.0 (overall score International English Language Testing System – IELTS).
- Applicants must demonstrate maturity, dependability, integrity, and professionalism. Material misrepresentation (e.g., plagiarism) at any time during the application or grant period is grounds for selection withdrawal or grant termination, as well as ineligibility for future participation.
- Applicants must be residing in their home country throughout the nomination and selection process. – Due to the structure of the Fulbright FLTA Program, FLTA applicants are young, early career educators capable of succeeding in the dual role of teaching assistant and student. They must be open to living with their U.S. student peers in undergraduate or graduate level campus housing and also engaging with faculty and staff with maturity and professionalism.
- English Language Requirements: Fluency in English is mandatory, demonstrated by a score of no less than 550 (paper-based TOEFL); 213 (computer-based TOEFL – CBT); 79-80 (internet-based TOEFL – IBT) or 6.0 (overall score International English Language Testing System – IELTS).
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online.
All applicants must submit a standard set of documents consisting of an application form, three letters of recommendation, and a copy of a diploma. For more details refer to the Russian language version.