Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program
United States India Educational Foundation

Teacher Education,Teaching,Training & Short Courses
United States

Scholarship Overview

The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) invites applications for Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2021-22 from full-time senior secondary school teachers in India. The Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) program is a 6-week non-degree, non-credit academic program that will take place at a US university. The selected participants will travel to the United States for the program that will be beneficial for their professional development and will receive multiple benefits.


The teachers selected for the 6-week program will receive the following benefits:

  • J-1 visa support
  • A pre-departure orientation held in the participant’s home country
  • Round-trip airfare to and within the US
  • Academic program fees
  • Housing (generally shared with other program fellows) and meals
  • Accident and sickness medical insurance coverage (does not cover pre-existing conditions)
  • Transportation to the practicum school (if necessary)
  • A daily allowance for incidentals during the university academic program
  • A baggage allowance
  • An end-of-program workshop in Washington, D.C.
  • The opportunity to apply for alumni small grants for alumni in good standing


  • Resume
  • Copy of latest University degree transcript
  • Teaching awards (if any)
  • Passport


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible for this program, an applicant must:

  • Be a full-time senior secondary teacher (Class 6 to 12) in a school serving a primarily local population
  • Have completed at least 5 years of full-time teaching in the Fulbright TEA teaching disciplines-
    • English
    • English as a foreign language (EFL)
    • Social studies
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Special education
  • Live and teach in the following states- Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree
  • Be a citizen and resident of India
  • Be present in India at the time of application and for interview
  • Obtain a minimum score of 450 in TOEFL or 61 in iBT TOEFL or equivalent English language examination

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