U.S. Department of Education invites applications for 2017 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad

The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program provides short-term seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities to improve their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. Each seminar features educational lectures and activities specifically designed for the group, including visits to local schools and organizations, meetings with teachers and students, and visits to cultural sites. Participants draw on their experiences during the program to create new, cross-cultural curricula for their classrooms and school systems back in the U.S.

In 2017, summer programs will be offered in Bulgaria, Chile, and Thailand. A total of 48 awards are available (sixteen per program). The program covers airfare, room and board, and program costs. Teacher participants are responsible for a cost-share of $600.

Find more information about the program here and apply via the G5 website here. An informational webinar for applicants will take place December 5; register for that webinar here. Submit questions for the webinar in advance to Maria Chang (maria.chang@ed.gov).

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