American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS is pleased to announce fellowship opportunities for the 2011 Summer Russian Language Teachers Program at Moscow State University. Between fifteen and twenty finalists will be selected to receive program funding from the U.S. Department of Education under the Fulbright-Hays Act. All program expenses (less an initial program deposit and domestic travel to and from Washington, D.C.) will be paid for these participants.
Applications for the Summer 2011 program are due March 1st. Interested applicants can find the online application here: http://www.americancouncils.org/program/29/ST
This is a six-week program in Russian language, culture, and foreign language pedagogy for teachers or teachers-in-training. Applicants must be either graduate students preparing for a career in Russian-language education or current teachers of Russian at the university, secondary school, or elementary school level. Applications from K-12 teachers of Russian are especially encouraged. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Fellowships typically provide:
*Full tuition for six weeks of study at Moscow State University;
*Housing in Moscow State dormitory;
*Roundtrip, international airfare from Washington, D.C. to Moscow;
*Pre-departure orientation in Washington. D.C.;
*Medical insurance; and
*Ten graduate hours of credit from Bryn Mawr College.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2011
An online application is available here:
For more information, contact:
Russian and Eurasian Outbound Programs
American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
1828 L St, NW
Washington, DC 20036
outbound at americancouncils dot org
Ericson, B. [LCTL-T] Intensive Summer Program in Moscow for Russian Teachers. LCTL-T listserv (LCTL-T@LISTS.UMN.EDU, 10 Feb 2011).