This award provides an opportunity for K-12 educators from the United States to conduct research and engage in other professional learning experiences abroad for three to six months. Participants work on individual research project on a topic relevant to education in the United States and the host country, take courses at a host university, and collaborate with colleagues on educational practices to improve student learning.
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program is open to full-time elementary, middle, and high school educators who are employed at a public, private (secular or faith-based), or charter school in the United States, or within the Department of Defense Education Activity at the elementary, middle, or high school level (K–12).
Distinguished educators who are selected to participate in the program will:
- Design and implement a Research Project related to education in the United States and their host country
- Build global networks of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers
- Exchange ideas and best educational practices
- Develop resources and tools that can be used long after the project ends
Upon returning home, educators will be expected to share the knowledge and experience gained during the program with educators and students in their home schools and communities
For more information and to apply: Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program.
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program: Research Project Library
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