Distinguished Awards in Teaching Programme for International Teachers

This programme brings British teachers and/or education professionals to the United States for a semester to pursue individual or group projects, audit courses for professional development at a host university, and observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the university as well as local primary and/or secondary schools.

The Distinguished Award in Teaching Program for International Teachers runs for approximately five months (January to May) and includes:

  • Travel costs (international and some domestic)
  • Accommodation, maintenance allowance, and meal stipend
  • Opportunity to participate an End of Program workshop in Washington DC
  • Sickness and accident coverage
  • Visa guidance
  • Pre-departure support
  • Support in the USA
  • Access to a global alumni network of collaborative engagement and cultural diplomacy, with over 300,000 academically and professionally accomplished members.

Dual US-UK citizens, US Green Card holders, or individuals who are resident in the US at the time of application are ineligible to apply. 

Non-UK citizens are typically required to apply through the Commission/Post in their country of citizenship, but as not all Commissions run this programme, applications from non-UK citizens based in the UK and committed to a life and career in the UK may also be considered. Applicants in this category should contact the US-UK Fulbright Commission (programmes@fulbright.org.uk) before making an application.

The US-UK Fulbright programme aims to foster cultural understanding between our two countries. Preference may therefore be given to applicants who do not have extensive experience (six months or longer) in the USA.

Applicants with extensive US experience should explain in detail how further experience in the USA will fulfil the Fulbright mission in ways that their prior visits did not.

Application Deadline: 25 February 2019 at 11.59pm EST.