Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program


  • 2016-2017 applications accepted until October 13, 2015 5:00 p.m. ET.

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program places recent college graduates and young professionals as English teaching assistants in primary and secondary schools or universities overseas - improving foreign students’ English language abilities and knowledge of the United States while increasing the U.S. student's own language skills and knowledge of the host country. ETAs may also pursue individual study/research plans in addition to their teaching responsibilities.

Program Length

6 months - 1 year

Eligibility and Application Overview

Public applications are accepted.

To participate in the Fulbright ETA program, the applicant must have:

  • at least a Bachelor's degree required by start of grant. Applicants who hold a doctorate are ineligible.
  • sufficient proficiency in the host language to carry out the project required.


Country-Specific Information

Institute of International Education
Tel: +1 212-984-5525


More details on applying and eligibility

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