2024-2025 FSE TEFL/EMI Advisor Scholarship

Employer
Fulbright Taiwan
Location
13 different areas around Taiwan
Salary
Monthly stipend of NT$ 65,000 - NT$ 90,000 (depending upon the qualifications of the grantee)
Closing date
Mar 11, 2024

Grant Description and Purpose

The FSE English Teacher Trainer scholarship program provides qualified TEFL teachers or professors with the opportunity to spend one year as Academic Advisors for Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETA) and English Teaching Flagship (ETF) participants who serve at K-9 & university levels. Advisors work with the Americans and their counterparts Taiwanese Local English Teachers (LETs). 

The purpose of the program is to enhance professional expertise through visits, observations, consultations, and coordination. By supervising these outstanding American and Taiwanese English teachers, and assisting English as a medium instruction (EMI) programs at university campuses. The Advisors contribute to creating a better English Teaching environment in Taiwan. 

 

Duration

TEFL Advisor Scholarship

The duration of the grant is 11 months: August 1st, 2024 ~ June 30th, 2025
With the Selection Committee's approval, renewal for a second and final 11 months may be considered.

 

EMI Advisor Scholarship

The duration of the grant is 6 or 11 months beginning. With the Selection Committee's approval, renewal may be considered. The following are the duration dates of the grants.

(1) Aug. 1st to June 30th of the grant year (11 months)

(2) Aug. 1st to Jan. 31st of the grant year (6 months)

(3) Jan. 1st to June 30th of the grant year (6 months)

 

Benefit

  • Monthly stipend of NT$65,000 - NT$90,000 (depending upon the qualifications of the grantee).
  • Round-trip airfare between Taiwan and current residence (for non-Taiwan residents).
  • A settling-in allowance of NT$36,000 in the first month of the grant.
  • National Health Insurance.
  • Travel reimbursement for transportation costs incurred in traveling between locations; hotel reimbursement up to NT$3,000 per night for business travel between locations.

 

Eligibility Criteria

TEFL Advisor

A: Applicants with a Master’s degree and TEFL teaching experience are eligible who: 

  • Currently teach or conduct research in TEFL in any country, including
  • Taiwan Hold official citizenship from Taiwan or the US
  • Are either an advanced level of English proficiency speaker or fluent in English

B: Applicants with a Ph.D. degree who are citizens of Taiwan or the US are eligible who:

  • Have been in the relevant field of English teaching experiences for more than 2 years
  • Have held the rank of assistant professor (or its equivalent) or higher for at least two years, and are affiliated with a university or research institution in Taiwan or the US

EMI Advisor

A:  Applicants with a Master’s degree and EMI/international student teaching experience are eligible who:

  • Hold official citizenship from the US
  • Are advanced level of English proficiency speakers or fluent in English
  • Currently teach or conduct research in EMI or international student programs in any country, including Taiwan

B:   Applicants with a Ph.D. degree and EMI/international student teaching experience are eligible who:

  • Hold official citizenship from the US
  • Are native English speakers or fluent in English
  • Have been in the relevant field of EMI/international student teaching experiences for more than 2 years
  • Have held the rank of assistant professor (or its equivalent) or higher for at least two years, and are affiliated with a university or research institution in Taiwan or another English-speaking country

Please note that we do not specify any disciplines for the grants because EMI programs are developing in different fields in Taiwan. For EMI advisors who have TESOL/Education background, you will also advise and supervise some ETF and ETA in K-9 programs.

Selection Procedure

  • Selection Committee reviews all application documents and notifies the candidates of an official English interview.

Program website:

https://taiwan-etaprogram.org/

Application Portal:

https://fseawards.fulbright.org.tw/member/login

 

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