4 English Teaching Assistant Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodOctober Start
Grant Length9 Months
The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), known as Fulbright Israel, plans to award up to 4 English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fellowships for the 2024/2025 academic year (starting October 2024).
October 2024 - June 2025.
No in-person Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO). However, the Fulbright Commission in Israel will schedule a Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation. Grantees will also receive pre-departure material prior to arrival.
An in-country orientation is also held at the beginning of the academic year.
Applicants with degrees in all fields of study will be considered, but preference will be given to those who hold a degree in English literature, TEFL/linguistics, American studies, or education. Candidates should be articulate individuals with the skills and motivation needed to teach the English language as well as share American culture with Jewish-Israeli and Arab-Israeli college students. This may include teaching 'one-on-one' sessions, leading the local English Club, curriculum building assistance and more. Awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.
Preference will be given to applicants who have had limited or no prior experience in Israel.
Accepted Degree Levels
Foreign Language Proficiency
- Vocational/Technical School
- University/Post-Secondary Institution
ETAs should expect to be engaged in ETA related commitments for approximately 20 hours per week.
- Regional City
The Commission welcomes ETAs engagement in the optional supplementary projects that promote English language teaching and learning about American culture. ETAs can start book clubs, American culture clubs, and conversation groups on their campuses. They can also volunteer with organizations outside of their host institution for English language professional development at the local level, such as assisting English language teachers with material on writing applications and presentation skills.
Living Stipend of $29,000 and up to $1,000 for language studies.
Grantees are responsible for housing arrangements.