The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Algeria invites applications from qualified Algerians wishing to teach Arabic to American students in U.S. universities and colleges in 2021.
The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship (FLTA) is a nine-month fellowship for English teachers or those who are in English as a Second Language teaching training programs. Participants teach Arabic in American colleges, universities, or select high schools, and they may take graduate-level English and American studies courses. The program provides future teachers with the opportunity to perfect their teaching skills, increase their capacity, to improve their English language competency and to have a better knowledge of American society and culture.
In addition to academic benefits, this program also provides both FLTAs and Americans with an opportunity to learn about each other’s cultures and customs, thereby enhancing mutual
understanding. The FLTAs are recruited from diverse backgrounds, but are required to have
formal academic training and professional experience in teaching. In addition to teaching Arabic language, FLTAs may serve as:
- Resource persons in conversation groups
- Cultural representatives
- Attendants in language laboratories
- Guest speakers in civilization courses
- Supervisors of language clubs
Worth of Award
- The grant covers the grantee’s round trip airfare to the U.S., a settling-in allowance, monthly stipend, housing allowance, health insurance, and a tuition scholarship for their coursework.
- Provisions will be made for participants to attend a Fulbright FLTA Summer Orientation in the United States prior to beginning their program.
- During the FLTA program, fellows are also invited to participate in special Fulbright enrichment seminar and conference for professional development and networking opportunity.
- Algerian citizenship;
- Applicants must be residing in Algeria throughout the nomination, selection and placement processes.
- Minimum of two years of teaching experience;
- Bachelor’s degree (License of 4 years or License LMD + M1 program completed).
- Minimum score of 80 (internet-based TOEFL-IBT);
- Fluency in English and classical Arabic (speaking and writing);
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the conditions of eligibility can apply online through the following web
The required documents are as follows:
- Certified copies of the original academic documents (Transcripts + Diploma).
Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by complete and certified
- Three Letters of Reference written by teachers under whom you have studied or pursued
research and one by someone who has supervised you in a professional environment.
The letters of reference should be written in English; otherwise, they must be
accompanied by certified translation.
- Applicants must provide letter(s) or certificate(s) from the school(s) where they teach, or
have taught, to prove teaching experience.
- Copy of passport, if available.
- TOEFL Score report;
- Personal Information Form;
Deadline: Application Closes June 30, 2021