Application for 2019 Fullbright-Hayes Group Projects

 American Institute for Resource and Human Development, Inc.(AIRHD)

Center for International and African Studies Outreach Office (CIASO)

Thinking Globally About Local Issues to Develop Teachers’ Cultural Competence and International Awareness in

Africa: A Short-Term Curriculum Development Project Seminar in Tanzania for American Educators

Professor Fredoline Anunobi, Ph.D., GPA Project Director

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Eligibility and Criteria for Selection of Participants: A participant must be (i) a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, (ii) a school teacher or college/university faculty, (iii) a graduate student, undergraduate junior or senior student who intends to teach in the future in modern foreign languages or area studies. Applicants need to submit: (1) fully completed application with none refundable (cashier cheek only) fee of $50.00; (2) two- three trouble space typed page (s) easy describing reasons for applying including how you plan to use the experience you acquire in Tanzania to improve African area studies curriculum in your classroom and your willingness in making make presentation in your schools, district, regional ,state and national conferences, as well as qualifications for participation in the program; (3) participant’s contribution fee of $1000.00 in  cashier or personal cheek only to defray costs not covered by the US Department of Education or AIRHD including (a portion of a round trip airline ticket, local transportation in Tanzania, some entrance fees to museums and tour guides, arrangement of 1 or 2- day homestay with local teachers, teaching supplies, pre-departure orientation and follow-up seminars, etc.). This fee is refundable only if not selected to travel or if selected to travel, a written request to drop out of the program earlier enough to avoid additional cost. (4) two professional letters of recommendation from the school principal and supervisor; (5) a resume or curriculum vitae;  and (6) unofficial transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work only for students. Selected participants must attend a 3-day Pre-Departure Orientation scheduled on June 6-8, 2019 at AIRHD office 1726 Montreal Circle, Suite 210 Tucker, GA 30084.  Deadline to submit all application materials is March 8, 2019 and final selection notification will be on March 25, 2019. Final selections are subject to approval by the U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC .by April 19. Tentative date for travel to Tanzania is June 14-July,19, 2019. All application materials should be mailed to American Institute for Resource and Human Development, Inc., P.O. Box 1421, Conyers, GA 30012. Visit AIRHD Website at www.   Incomplete Application will not be considered.

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