Fulbright Brazil English Teaching Assistantships

With funding from the Brazilian government, the Fulbright Brazil ETA Program is expanded for the Program Year 2017-18 with 76 additional grants to be offered. The deadline is Friday, July 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET. Grants begin February 2018.

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen and hold a bachelor’s degree by July 14, 2017. Additional requirements/preferences for this program include:

  • Must available for the full grant term: mid-February to November, 2018.
  • Cannot be residing in Brazil for more than three months in the 12 months prior to the grant start. Exception can be made for language immersion program enrollment.
  • Proficiency in a Romance language at the intermediate level (equivalent to 2-years college level study) is required at the time of application.
  • Experience working in an educational environment, specifically with classroom teaching or leadership is strongly preferred.

If you are interested, see the Fulbright website and contact Dr. Barry or Dr. Miller ASAP.

Fulbright Essay Workshop

On Monday, May 9, from 12-1pm in Malone Hall 228, Dr. Barry and Dr. Miller will host an essay writing workshop for Fulbright applicants. We will discuss how to craft a personal statement for both the Study/Research and English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) grant, as well as a Statement of Grant Purpose for each award. We will also show you and analyze winning essays from recent years. This workshop is mandatory for all Fulbright applicants. If you cannot attend our live workshop, we will host the same workshop as a webinar on Monday, May 22 and on Wednesday, May 31. Registration details for these dates are forthcoming.

Missed the Fulbright info sessions?

If you missed one of our in-person Fulbright info sessions, please watch our online version *Note that this PPT uses the dates and deadlines for last year’s application cycle; you can find the deadlines for this year’s cycle on our website.

To understand more about what the Fulbright experience is and how our application process works, you can also watch videos recorded by Fulbrighters and applicants.