Fulbright English Teaching Assistants Program
Competition for AY2019/2020 will open in April, 2018.
Competition is now closed.
Applications are welcome from candidates at all degree levels who have completed a bachelor’s degree before the start date of the grant.
While the assistantship is open to all fields of study, preference will be given to applicants with an educational background in the humanities. Previous teaching experience is recommended but not mandatory.
Applicants living in Portugal at the time of the application are not eligible for consideration.
Applicants should be native speakers of English. Proficiency in Portuguese language is highly recommended.
Grant duration and period
9 months, October through June, beginning with a mandatory on-site orientation.
Grant activity and placement
Activities may include:
1) assisting in classroom tutorials;
2) providing educational advising to local students interested in studying in the United States; and
3) giving presentations related to American studies in English at community organizations.
Assistants will be placed in Higher Education Institutions by the Portuguese Fulbright Commission. The host institution will tailor the assistantship to its needs and to the assistant’s interests and abilities.
Applications must be submitted through the Fulbright U.S. Students Program website: https://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/types-of-awards/english-teaching-assistant-awards
For more information about grants for U.S. Students in Portugal, contact Dora Reis Arenga (email@example.com).