Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Andorra


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5 English Teaching Assistant Awards

Award Profile:

The Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship award gives you the chance to explore a mountainous small state nestled in the middle of the Pyrenees and the chance to collaborate with the education of teenagers in the bilingual (Catalan - French) Andorran school system. 


Grant Period:

10 months

Grants will begin on September 1st and finish on June 30th. 

The grant period starts with a two-day orientation session organized by the Fulbright Committee in Andorra.


Pre-Departure Orientation:

No Pre-Departure Orientation


Candidate Profile:

Applications are welcome from holders of a higher education degree (Bachelor's, Master's or currently enrolled in a PhD program) who want to assist in teaching English to Andorran students. It is recommended that candidates have 2 years of college-level study in one of the three languages: Catalan, Spanish or French. Some experience in teaching will be appreciated.

Ideal candidates should feel comfortable in front of a classroom, enjoy teaching teenagers, and like participating in outdoors activities with the school community.

Applicants should submit detailed descriptions of their study, professional experience or career interests and their qualifications. Proposals should also include why an applicant is applying to Andorra. 


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Recommended - Intermediate
2 years of college-level study, or the equivalent, prior to commencing the grant


Additional Information: Intermediate level of Catalan (the official language of the Principality of Andorra), Spanish or French is recommended. Once in Andorra, grantees will have the chance to attend Catalan and French lessons for free.


Placement Type:

Grantees will be assigned to either a secondary school (students aged 12-16), a vocational training center (students aged 16-18), or to an upper secondary education center (students aged 16-18).

Grantees will be expected to lead the class unaided, though teaching staff will be available for advice and guidance. Grantees will teach mainly oral English skills and be expected to present on American culture. Grantees will be involved in evaluating their students, which will have an impact on student grades. Grantees may use their preferred teaching methods following approval of the English Department of their school.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


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Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply.  All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses.  Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student you would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts.  Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying.  Artists with more experience should consider applying for Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award to the United States you would need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country.  Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.