March 27, 2009
International Travel Grant for Secondary Teachers
Under the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) the U.S. Department of State and IREX (the International Research & Exchanges Board) announce a competition for middle and high school teachers from the United States to participate in a two-week professional exchange program in Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nicaragua, Senegal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine.
Eligible applicants must be:
• Secondary-level (middle or high school), teaching professionals with five or more years of classroom experience in disciplines including English as a Foreign Language, English Language or Literature, and social sciences (including social studies, civics, and history),
• U.S. citizens, and
• Able to travel in spring 2010.
The program is fully funded and provides: visa support, round-trip domestic airfare, lodging and meals to attend the TEA U.S. Conference, round-trip airfare from the U.S. to the assigned country, emergency medical evacuation plan, and lodging and a daily stipend in host country.
Application Deadline: April 27, 2009
Applications can be downloaded at: http://www.irex.org.
For more information, you may contact Anne MiIazzo at (202) 628-8188 ext 197 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more international travel grant opportunities, please check www.irex.org in May 2009.
Posted by kpfister at March 27, 2009 11:57 AM
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