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ERIC Number: ED537306
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program and Special Bilateral Projects
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education
The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program and Special Bilateral Projects provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the people and culture of other countries. There are approximately 10 seminars with 16 participants in each seminar annually. Seminars are four to six weeks in duration and are conducted in the summer. This program holds an annual competition. Eligible applicants include: (1) Elementary School Teachers; (2) Middle or High School Teachers in fields of social sciences or humanities, including languages; (3) Administrators or Curriculum Specialists who have responsibility for curriculum in fields of social sciences or humanities, including languages; (4) Faculty or Administrators from institutions of higher education--public or private, two- or four-year--in the fields of social sciences or humanities, including languages; and (5) Librarians, Museum Educators, Media or Resource Specialists who have responsibility for curricula, at the education levels noted above, in fields of social sciences or humanities, including languages. Applicants must meet the following criteria: (1) Citizenship--must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident; (2) Academic Preparation--must hold at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; (3) Professional Experience--(A) must have at least three years of full-time experience in the professions listed (by the time of departure for the seminar); and (B) must be currently employed full-time in a professional capacity in a U.S. school system, institution of higher education, local education agency (LEA), state education agency (SEA), library or museum; and (4) Health--must be physically and psychologically able to participate in all phases of the seminar. This program is administered by the International Education Programs Service (IEPS) under the Fulbright-Hays Act.
Office of Postsecondary Education. 1990 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. Web site: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/index.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Postsecondary Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: United States