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 are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

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 are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicant should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar 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 the 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. Citizens

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

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10 English Teaching Assistant Awards

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

9 Months

Grants will begin October 1, 2020 through to June 30, 2021.

Fulbright English Teaching Assistants will be required to participate in a one- to two-day orientation program in October, and in a mid-term meeting.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Strong preference will be given to applicants already possessing a Bachelor's degree at the time of application.

Master's-level candidates with the initiative, maturity, self-reliance and flexibility needed to assist in teaching English language and American culture to Italian high school students with a low level of English knowledge are encouraged to apply.

Applicants with teaching background are encouraged to apply.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended - Novice

Additional Information: Italian language proficiency is not a requirement, but is strongly recommended. On the Fulbright Application , applicants should include the Language Self-Evaluation and a Foreign Language Evaluation by a professional language instructor in relation to their language proficiency.

Placement Type

Secondary School

Grantees will be placed in Italian high schools, providing part-time assistance (16 teaching hours per week) to permanent teaching staff at Italian high schools. All high schools will be located in cities or towns in Southern Italy.

Placement and details of teaching duties will be communicated after selection.

Entry Visa

Grantees must enter Italy on a study visa covering the authorized length of grant.

Basic information about visas and their application process is available at http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en

The possibility to stay for longer periods and/or being accompanied by dependents is subject to the provisions and restrictions of Italian Law.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available.

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.it/fulbright-us-student-program/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Barbara Pizzella