2025 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Programme announced
  • | | May 08, 2024 09:12 PM
The US Mission Vietnam has just announced the 2025 competition for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Programme.

According to the US Embassy in Vietnam, the Fulbright FLTA Programme is a nine-month, non-degree programme for early career (not more than seven years of teaching experience) full-time English teachers or professionals in related fields to teach their native language at an American college or university. 

Participants will have an opportunity to refine their teaching skills, increase their English language proficiency, expand their knowledge of US society and culture, and strengthen foreign language instruction at US colleges and universities.

Participants will assist in up to twenty hours of language classes a week and are required to enroll in at least two courses per semester, one of which must be in US Studies.

The Fulbright Programme in Vietnam will nominate up to five primary candidates and two alternate candidates. The scholarship covers round-trip airfare to the United States, a monthly stipend, health insurance, and waiver of tuition fees for required coursework.

Competition is open to applicants who meet the following minimum criteria: hold Vietnamese citizenship (dual citizenship not permitted) and reside in Vietnam throughout the application and selection process; have at least one undergraduate degree; currently be a teacher of English or a professional of related with no more than 7-year teaching experience; and have a valid minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79 or IELTS 6.5 or Duolingo 110 or TOEFL Essentials 8.5.

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