[EDLING:1216] Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
Francis M Hult
fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Thu Feb 2 15:11:58 UTC 2006
Deadline: 15 February
> Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
> Program 2006-07
> Program Details:
> Schools wishing to host an FLTA are free to tailor the program to meet their
> needs. FLTAs often teach beginning and intermediate classes or offer
> tutorial sessions to improve U.S. students' language acquisition. On many
> campuses they serve as coordinators of the Language House or Language Floor,
> offering students access to the language and culture of interest at all
> The FLTA Program is organized into three components depending on the level
> and source of funding provided to the fellows; please refer to the attached
> Fact Sheet for details. FLTAs are selected by U.S. Embassies, Fulbright
> Commissions and Bi-National Centers in their home countries. Participating
> institutions will receive the dossiers of several candidates that match
> their requirements and select the one (or more) FLTA(s) they believe most
> appropriate for their campus.
> 1) Strategic Fulbright Languages
> The U.S. Department of State provides Fulbright FLTAs in strategic languages
> with a monthly stipend to cover room and board, daily living expenses,
> round-trip travel, health insurance and additional enrichment activities.
> The only financial responsibility of host institutions is a tuition and fee
> waiver for two courses per semester.
> Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Kenya,
> India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyz
> Republic, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman,
> Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea,
> Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab
> Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen.
> Languages: Arabic, Bengali, Dari, Hausa, Hindi/Urdu, Indonesian,
> Kazakh, Kiswahili, Korean, Malay, Mongolian, Pashtu, Russian, Tagalog,
> Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek, Wolof and Yoruba.
> 2) Traditional Fulbright Languages
> Host institutions must offer room and board, a tuition and fee waiver
> for the required two courses per semester, and a small monthly stipend of
> between $300 and $600 per month. Some host institutions offer a monthly
> stipend to cover all of these costs. Fellows receive a travel stipend, visa
> sponsorship and U.S. Department of State ASPE health insurance coverage.
> Countries: Argentina, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland,
> Italy, Mexico and Spain.
> Languages: French, Gaelic, German, Italian and Spanish.
> 3) Non-Fulbright Languages
> Host institutions provide these "Non-Fulbright" FLTAs with room and
> board, a tuition and fee waiver for the required two courses per semester,
> and a small additional stipend of between $300 and $600 per month. Some host
> institutions offer a monthly stipend to cover all of these costs. Some
> institutions offer health insurance coverage and round-trip travel. If
> institutions do not offer health insurance or a travel stipend, FLTAs pay
> for these expenses with personal funds.
> Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, France, Iran, Japan, Peru, South
> Korea and Taiwan.
> Languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese
> and Spanish.
> To apply, simply fill out the online application at the following website:
> www.iie.org/flta. Please follow the link to the host institution
> application under the Application Center. The deadline is February 15.
> John Valliere
> Program Officer
> Institute of International Education
> 809 United Nations Plaza
> New York, NY 10017
> Telephone: (212) 984-5335
> FAX: (212) 984-5484
> Email: jvalliere at iie.org
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