Fulbright-Hays Faculty Professional Development Seminar in Turkey
During the Summer of 2004 (June 1- July 5)
Contingent upon funding by the Fulbright - Hays Group Projects Abroad
program of the U.S. Department of Education, Tyler Junior College will
sponsor a five week faculty professional development seminar in Turkey
during the summer of 2004. Fifteen educators, five from each of the
following: university, community college and public school teachers and
administrators, will be selected to participate in this project. The
seminar is intended to enhance professional competence of individual
teachers, to enrich the curriculum in the social sciences and humanities
and to develop well-rounded programs in Turkish studies, Middle East
studies and/or global education.
The five-week program will include an intensive academic component at
Middle East Technical and Bilkent Universities, in Ankara. There will
also be organized field visits and study tours in a number of historic
sites in several cities, as well as visit to cultural centers, museums,
historic monuments, theaters, schools, hospitals, factories and research
The federal grant is expected to meet most of the expenses in
connection with the seminar: international travel, surface travel within
Turkey, hotel rooms (double occupancy) and two meals a day, as well as
expenses in connection with officially scheduled conferences and
cultural activities. The registration fee is $950 for the participants
who are selected.
Your application must include the following items:
1. A letter of interest
2. Complete Vita
3. Two letters of reference
In the proposal, applicants must answer the following questions:
Nature of Your Position and Past Accomplishments
Please provide a brief description of the nature of your teaching or
curriculum-related (non-teaching) position and how it relates to the
overall purpose of the Seminar Abroad program. Include the EVIDENCES of
your past accomplishments in global and multi-cultural education.
Needs for Overseas Experience
Explain your need for this overseas experience and why you want to
participate in the seminar.
Plans to Utilize the Experience
Describe how you would incorporate the seminar experience into your
professional work (such as teaching, curriculum development, and other
outreach activities) to enhance international/intercultural
Describe what your personal and professional experience has been with
regard to other societies and cultures.
Mail your package to:
Fulbright Seminar, Dr. Manoucher R. Khosrowshahi
Tyler Junior College
Tyler, TX 75711
Tel: 903-510-2279 or 1-800-687-5680 Ext. 2279;
Electronic delivery of your package is strongly encouraged. You may
attach your proposal and other documents (scan the reference letters) to
an e-mail directed to: mkho@...
Make sure all your information is in
one word document.
For additional Information, visit the following site:
Deadline for application is Feb. 15, 2004.