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RE: [SACC-L] Fulbright-Hays Study Abroad opportunities.

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  • dianne.chidester@gvltec.edu
    Maybe this address will help. The Fulbright site is not the easiest to navigate—and they keep changing things. – Dianne
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 9, 2010
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      Maybe this address will help. The Fulbright site is not the easiest to navigate—and they keep changing things. – Dianne



      http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpssap/applicant.html







      From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mark Lewine
      Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 1:33 PM
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [SACC-L] Fulbright-Hays Study Abroad opportunities.





      the site would not come up.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: dianne.chidester@... <mailto:dianne.chidester%40gvltec.edu>
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com <mailto:SACC-L%40yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 12:18 PM
      Subject: [SACC-L] Fulbright-Hays Study Abroad opportunities.

      FULBRIGHT-HAYS SEMINARS ABROAD PROGRAM

      Spring/Summer 2011

      Closing Date: October 4, 2010

      The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program provides opportunities for overseas experience. The program is open to educators and administrators with responsibilities for curriculum development in fields related to humanities, languages, and area studies. Topics and host countries of the seminars vary from year to year. All seminars are in non-western European countries. Seminars are designed to provide a broad and introductory cultural orientation to a particular country (ies). The program is geared towards those educators with little or no experience in the host country (ies) who demonstrate the need to develop and enhance their curriculum through short-term study and travel abroad. There are nine seminars being offered for Summer 2011 with 14-16 positions per seminar, subject to the availability of funds. Seminars begin as early as late May and may last until mid-August for a duration of four to six weeks. For more information, please see the Web site at http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpssap.

      Country seminars to be offered in 2011 include:

      Elementary Seminars Secondary Seminars Postsecondary Seminars

      Argentina China-History & Culture Brazil

      India Mexico Morocco & Tunisia

      Turkey & Greece Thailand & Vietnam

      Chief State School Officers, Deputy Commissioners, Presidents, Vice Presidents and Provosts

      (and other high-level public school administrators)

      Australia Jordan & Oman

      TERMS OF THE AWARD INCLUDE: ▪ round-trip economy airfare ▪ room and board ▪ program-related travel within

      the host country (ies). Participants are responsible for a cost share of $450.00.

      THOSE QUALIFIED TO APPLY TO THE FOUR- TO SIX- WEEK SEMINARS:

      · Elementary School Teachers in the fields of social sciences, humanities, including languages

      · Middle or High School Educators in the fields of social sciences, humanities, including languages

      · Administrators or Curriculum Specialists who have responsibility for curriculum in the fields of social sciences, humanities, including languages;

      · Librarians, Museum Educators or Media or Resource Specialists who have responsibility for curriculum in the fields of social sciences, humanities, including languages; and

      · Faculty or Administrators from public or private, 2- or 4-year institutions of higher education whose discipline is related to the social sciences, humanities, languages and/or area studies.

      · Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Provosts AND Chief State School Officers who are responsible for establishing and/or refining the international vision and agenda of their institution or system.

      BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FOUR- TO SIX- WEEK SEMINARS AND THE TWO-WEEK SEMINARS:

      · Citizenship - must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.

      · Academic Preparation - must hold at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

      · Professional Experience - (1) must have at least 3 years of full-time experience by the time of departure for the seminar; (2) must be currently employed full-time in a U.S. school system, institution of higher education, Local Education Agency, State Education Agency, library, or museum. Teaching as a graduate, teaching assistant or student teacher is not applicable toward the three years of required full-time professional experience; (3) must be currently employed full-time in a teaching or administrative position at the level for which the candidate is applying.

      · Health -The candidate must be physically and psychologically able to participate in all phases of the seminar. Award recipients must provide a physician’s statement to reflect participant’s readiness for travel.

      · Those individuals who have participated previously in short-term Fulbright awards such as the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program or the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program may become eligible to participate again two years after completion of a previous program. Please be sure to check with the Fulbright-Hays office concerning your eligibility.

      Program Officer: Carly Borgmeier – Carly.Borgmeier@... <mailto:Carly.Borgmeier%40ed.gov>

      Program Officer: Loveen Bains – Loveen.Bains@... <mailto:Loveen.Bains%40ed.gov>

      The application package will be available starting August 20, 2010.

      You may apply online at: http://e-grants.ed.gov

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