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3 English Teaching Assistant Awards

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

10 Months

The grant period begins in August and ends in June. Grantees are expected to attend a two-day orientation in Oslo in mid-late August and a separate one-day program on the Norwegian education system.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Well-qualified candidates at all graduate degree levels and all fields of study will be considered. However, preference will be given to applicants in English language and American studies, social sciences, humanities, and those who plan to pursue a career in education. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in teaching, an ability to work well both independently and as part of a team, and the maturity, flexibility, and resourcefulness necessary for doing well in a foreign educational environment.

Applicants who are recommended for final consideration may be contacted by the U.S.-Norway Fulbright Foundation to set up a brief online or telephone interview.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Norwegian language proficiency is not required.

Placement Type

Secondary School

University/Post-Secondary Institution

Grantees will be placed at a Norwegian secondary school and a local university. Each host institution will tailor the assistantship to its English language teaching needs, but also try to accommodate the grantee’s background, academic interests, and abilities.

Teaching assistant activities may include:

  1. helping students with written English, especially academic writing at the university level;
  2. providing small group tutorials;
  3. serving as a resource person in conversation groups; and,
  4. giving presentations related to American studies in English classes or school/civic organizations.

Applicants should submit descriptions of their study and/or career interests.

Ineligibility

Dual U.S./Norwegian citizens are not eligible for consideration.

In addition, candidates already living in Norway, including students who have commenced their studies at a Norwegian university, are not eligible for consideration.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.no