The Office of English Language Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/A/L) announces an open competition for the E-Teacher Scholarship Program and Professional Development Workshop.
The E-Teacher Scholarship Program and Professional Development Workshop advance the U.
S. Department of States goals by improving the quality of English language teaching throughout the world.
Accredited U. S. post-secondary educational institutions, or consortia of such institutions, meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit a proposal to implement two components of the E-Teacher Scholarship Program and Professional Development Workshop.
1. The first component includes distance learning courses:
six to eight university-level English as a Foreign or Second Language professional development courses, lasting 10 to 12 weeks, and optional two to four short-duration courses, lasting three to five weeks, for up to 1,200 English teaching professionals from throughout the world (with a minimum of 75 percent of the participants enrolled in the longer courses).
2. The second component is a three-week English teaching professional development workshop for approximately 26 E-Teacher alumni from multiple geographic regions of the world.