The E-Teacher Scholarship Program offers English teaching professionals living outside of the United States the opportunity to take one of nine innovative, online graduate level classes through the University of Oregon. The courses explore major areas of the academic specialty of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
Building Your Skills
In addition to specific knowledge of each of the nine major areas of TEFL, you will:
- learn the most recent TEFL methods and techniques
- engage in an innovative distance-learning program using the latest in modern technology
- have direct access to U.S. experts
See Program Details for E-Teacher Courses and their descriptions.
Program LengthOne to three months
Eligibility and Application Overview
Candidates should be highly motivated teachers, teacher trainers or ministry officials who are both dedicated to their own professional development and willing to share their knowledge with colleagues. Qualified candidates should have:
- The ability to complete academic work at a U.S. university level (an advanced level of reading and writing in English, roughly equivalent to a minimum TOEFL score of 525).
- An understanding of English technical terms relating to computers and the Internet
- Consistent and reliable access to the Internet
- A familiarity with Windows, the Internet and web browsers and ability to create a Word document
- The ability to type in English well enough to perform online tasks in real-time and submit written assignments in a timely manner
- Approximately 10-20 hours per week to devote to the coursework
The E-Teacher Scholarship Program is open to non-U.S. citizens living outside the United States. The program is open by nomination only. Interested English language professionals should contact the Public Affairs section of their local U.S. Embassy for up-to-date information. U.S. Embassies manage the selection and nomination of candidates.
The Office of English Language Programs does not accept direct applications.