English Language Fellow and Specialist Program for Academic Year (AY) 2015-2016

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUp to $ 12,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - none
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - none

Program Description

The EL Fellow and Specialist Program sends talented, highly qualified U.S. citizens in the area of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or a related field on programs at educational institutions in all regions of the world for time periods ranging from 10 days to 10 months. Through U.S. embassy-designed projects, Fellows and Specialists share their expertise, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures. Upon returning to the United States, they share their experiences and acquired knowledge with their communities and professional colleagues. Projects are carried out with host-country ministries of education, universities, teacher-training institutions, NGOs, binational centers, and other English language teaching institutions. Participant acrivities support the integration of all U.S. Embassy program resources contributing to a country-wide English language strategy.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberECA-ECAALW-15-001
Funding Opportunity TitleEnglish Language Fellow and Specialist Program for Academic Year (AY) 2015-2016
Opportunity CategoryOther - none
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category Explanationnone
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateApril 16, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
***No Explanation
Application Archive DateJune 29, 2014 (Sunday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 12,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 19.421 - Academic Exchange Programs - English Language Programs

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - none

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of State
Program Information WebsiteEnglish Language Fellow and Specialist Program for Academic Year (AY) 2015-2016
ContactOffice: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
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