Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Netherlands

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12 English Teaching Assistant Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Grant Period

10 Months

Grants will begin in late-August, and conclude in July. Grantees will be required to attend an in-country orientation in August.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Well-qualified U.S. Bachelor's and Master's graduates from all fields of study are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching experience and plans to pursue a career in education. Applicants should be enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible in order to successfully work with a team of teachers in several different classroom settings.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Dutch language proficiency is not required, but is useful at the time of arrival. Some study of Dutch prior to arrival is encouraged to promote deeper engagement with the host community. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate proficiency in a second language.

Placement Type

Elementary School

Middle School

Secondary School

Other Educational Institution

Grantees may be placed in one or two primary schools, secondary schools, middle vocational training schools and/or universities of applied science throughout the Netherlands. ETAs will spend between 20 and 24 hours each week teaching. In addition, grantees are required to carry out a supplementary research project in the field of education over the course of their grant as a condition of their visa. The research projects will be designed and carried out in conjunction with a university of applied science and will be presented at an end-of-year conference.

Ineligibility

U.S. students with both U.S. and Dutch citizenship will not be considered.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.nl

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Rose Bishop

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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.