Media Literacy Grant
For current secondary-level, full-time teachers
English language proficiency
Three or more years of teaching experience
Application deadline - March 27
Humanities, oral and written English language proficiency
The program supports current secondary-level, full-time teachers of: English, English as a Foreign Language, Bulgarian and other foreign languages, social studies, history, media studies, communications, journalism, global studies, psychology, ethics, philosophy. The candidates need to demonstrate interest in the field of modern media in 21-st century, and to be willing to support their pupils and colleagues.
Valid TOEFL scores are required
Excellent English language competence, validated via a TOEFL score for the nominees. At the time of application you may not have a TOEFL score yet, and the English language skills could be demonstrated with other diplomas, certificates or standardized test results. If the candidate has been nominated by Bulgaria, they will get a free voucher for sitting a TOEFL test at their earliest convenience.
Round-trip airfare, housing and meals
Housing, meals, daily allowance, Welcome Orientation and End-of-Program Workshop in Washington DC, professional and cultural enrichment, J-1 visa support, round-trip airfare, medical insurance.
The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program
Media Literacy Cohorts
The grantees take academic seminars at a host university, work in team with their coleagues from other countries and participate in observation and practicum in U.S. secondary schools. The focus is on media literacy, recognizing bias/propaganda, stereotypes, and misinformation; strategies for improving students’ and coleagues critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills. The program ends with creating an action-plan on improving media literacy.
- Grant duration: 6 weeks
- February-March, 2024
- September-October, 2024
Deadline for submitting application:
27 March, 2023 г.
You get funding for you tuition
Qualification opportunity from an elite university in the USA
Educational and Cultural Exchange
Networking opportunities with top experts in your area of expertise
Develop an awareness and critical thinking skills
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- Sofia, 12 Vitosha Blvd
Consultation Hours: Monday-Friday, 2:00–4:00 PM
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