The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI) brings international primary and secondary teachers to the United States for a semester-long program to pursue individual or group projects, take courses for professional development at a U.S. host university, and observe and share their expertise with U.S. colleagues.
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI) is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and is administered by IREX.
How to apply
Consult the list of eligibility requirements below and then use the following button to apply:
Who is eligible for Fulbright DAI?
- Full-time primary and secondary educators, including classroom teachers, guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, library media specialists, and special education coordinators, administrators, and others who spend at least half of their time interacting with students
- Applicants from the following participating countries:
- New Zealand
- Applicants should have:
- Five years of full-time teaching experience or experience working with primary- or secondary-level students in another capacity
- Proven track record of professional development activities and leadership
- Citizen of a participating Fulbright DAI country
- Other requirements as indicated on the application
Please contact the U.S. embassy or Fulbright commission in your country for country-specific application information and timelines.
Click here to apply.