The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State will open PY2019 competition for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program. The FLTA program is a nine-month, non-degree program funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs aimed at strengthening foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges and universities, and some high schools; This program also aims to provide 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.
Selection decisions will be announced by the end of May, 2019 and the major requirements of FLTA activities are as follows:
- Assistance by teaching up to two courses of Korean language per semester.
- Participation in community events and campus activities, and playing a leading role in facilitating Korean cultural events.
- Enrollment in at least two courses per semester; one course must be in U.S. studies and the remaining course in English language teaching.
- Organizing and working for a Korean language club.