Frequently Asked Questions
- How long is this program and when does it take place?
- Is there an age limit?
- Are program expenses covered?
- Will there be any cost to my school?
- Where will I live while I’m abroad?
- May I take my family with me abroad?
- May I apply for countries not listed in the application?
- I have participated in other Fulbright programs. Am I eligible to apply for this program?
- For U.S. teachers, the length of the program can be from 3 to 6 months long and take place anytime during the academic year, depending on host country requirements and the project design proposed by the U.S. teacher.
- For international teachers, the length of the program is four months, beginning mid-August to mid-December.
There is no age limit for participating in the program but participants must be practicing teachers who plan to apply what they learn in their careers for at least five years upon return to their home countries. Eligibility Requirements can be found by clicking U.S. eligibility requirements or international eligibility requirements.
3. Are program expenses covered?
Living arrangements will differ based on each host country and host institution. For U.S. teachers, Fulbright Commissions or U.S. Embassies and consulates in the host country will assist in finding suitable housing arrangements.
6. May I take my family with me abroad?
Yes. Many grantees take their families with them to their host country. A small stipend may be provided for a partner and dependent children, but the majority of expenses will be the responsibility of the grantee.
7. May I apply for countries not listed in the application?
No. Although the list of participating countries may change periodically, you may only apply for countries listed in the application for the year that you apply.
8. I have participated in other Fulbright programs. Am I eligible to apply for this program?
Yes, however, preference will be given to candidates who have not received previous Fulbright grants.