U.S. Embassy Requests Applications for the 2018-2019 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program

The U.S. Embassy Dushanbe announces the 2018 – 2019 competition for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the FLTA Program is a nine-month non-degree program aimed at strengthening Tajik language instruction at U.S. colleges and universities, while providing current or future teachers of English with the opportunity to refine their skills, increase their English language proficiency, and extend their knowledge of U.S. society and culture.

FLTA participants may 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 U.S. Studies. FLTA participants will also be expected to facilitate cultural events, language clubs, and language tables. All FLTA participants receive free tuition, a monthly stipend, accident and sickness coverage, and travel support.

More information about the program and application process is available here: Announcement (PDF 250 KB)