Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
| CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC
19.417: Exchange: English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Fellows
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Applicant Eligibility: Individuals with the following qualifications: (1) U.S. citizenship at the time of application; and (2) M.A. or Ph.D. degree and experience in TESL/TEFL or a closely related field.
Beneficiary Eligibility: U.S. citizens who are willing to teach for a year according to the needs of the overseas host institution.
Credentials/Documentation: Individuals with the following qualifications: (1) U.S. citizenship at the time of application; and (2) M.A. or Ph.D. degree and experience in TESL/TEFL or a closely related field.
Preapplication Coordination: Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure: Persons who meet the eligibility requirements and who wish to receive information and an application form should contact World Learning, Inc./School for International Training, Kipling Road, P.O. Box 676, Brattleboro, VT 05302-0676. Phone: (802) 258-3311.
Award Procedure: Final selection and approval of grantees are made by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Deadlines: Subject to change, but generally applications are to be submitted by May 31. Deadlines can be waived under very special circumstances such as an inadequate number of qualified candidates for specific awards. After deadlines, applicants should contact the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to determine the availability of awards.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Applicants are notified promptly if they are ineligible. Final notification of selection for an opening occurs in 3 to 6 months.
Appeals: Not applicable.
Renewals: Extensions are granted for an additional year. Extensions must be requested and approved by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals: 1) The extent to which the proposal is feasible, practical and cost-effective; and 2) the extent to which the proposal is responsive to Teaching English as a Second Language priorities and objectives.
Examples of Funded Projects: In addition to teaching language courses and English for specific purposes in fields such as economics, banking, business, and management, Fellows arranged and conducted in-service teacher training conferences and workshops/seminars and worked in curriculum and materials development. Some worked in communities assisting the local educational institutions in developing and maintaining resource centers. They also established teachers associations and organizations.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $50,000 to $65,000; $55,000.
Federal Agency: BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Type of Assistance: Project Grants.
Obligations: (Grants) FY 99 $700,000; FY 00 est $2,000,000; and FY 01 est $2,000,000.
Budget Account Number: 19-0201-0-1-154.
Authorization: Public Law 87-256, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature: Annual announcement placed at the Employee Clearinghouse service at the annual TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.) conference for recruitment of applicants for the English as a Foreign Language Fellow Program.
Regional or Local Office: None.
Headquarters Office: World Learning, Inc./School for International Training, Kipling Road, P.O. Box 676, Brattleboro, VT 05302-0676. Phone: (802) 258-3311.
(See Appendix IV for more contact info.)
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory formula.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Up to 1 academic year.
Uses and Use Restrictions: Grants awarded to teachers with M.A. or Ph.D. degrees and experience in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)/Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) teacher trainer and/or work in English for Special Purposes (ESP), with the opportunity to conduct teacher training, teacher education and English for Special Purposes (ESP) in Eastern/Central Europe, Russia, China and Brazil at universities, teacher training centers, and ministries of education. Grants specify terms and conditions to meet the educational goals proposed by the grantee and approved by a senior management panel at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in making the award. Individual grants generally include round-trip transportation for the grantees, basic stipend, a living allowance, medical insurance, miscellaneous allowance for travel, books and services essential to the assignment.
Reports: Grantee provides quarterly statistics and program reports and a final evaluation report by September 30 of the grant year.
Audits: Grantee shall comply with requirements of OMB Circular No. A-133, Audits of Institutions of Higher Education and Other Nonprofit Institutions.
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