English Language Fellow Program, Georgetown
English Language (EL) Fellow Program
Georgetown University’s Center for Intercultural Education and
Development is pleased to announce that the English Language (EL)
Fellow Program is currently accepting applications for the Academic
Year 2009-2010 Fellowships. The English Language (EL) Fellow Program
fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States
and those of other countries by sending talented, highly qualified
U.S. educators in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other
Languages (TESOL) on ten-month fellowships to overseas academic
institutions in all regions of the world. The program promotes English
language learning and enhances English teaching capacity abroad.
Through U.S. embassy projects, Fellows share their expertise, hone
their skills, gain international experience, and learn other cultures.
Upon returning to the United States, they share their experiences and
acquired knowledge with their communities and professional colleagues.
Quick Facts about the Program
The EL Fellow Program has placed over 800 Fellows in 80 countries
All fellowships are federally-funded professional positions.
Assignments are for a ten-month period (typically from September to
Fellows cultivate international experience teaching English in all
regions of the world.
Fellows work on projects at host universities, teacher training
institutions, NGOs, and other language teaching institutions.
Fellows serve as full-time ESL/EFL teachers and may be engaged in some
teacher training, ESP instruction, curriculum/materials development,
test design, assessment, evaluation, programming, summer camps, and
Senior Fellows serve primarily as teacher trainers and may be engaged
in supervision, advising, ESP instruction, curriculum/materials
development, test design, assessment, evaluation, programming,
research, and outreach projects.
In the academic year 2009-2010, approximately 120 Fellows will
participate in projects abroad.
All application materials for AY 2009-2010 must be completed and
submitted to Georgetown University/CIED by March 31, 2009 to receive
For more information please contact:
English Language Fellow Program
Center for Intercultural Education and Development
Email: elf [at] georgetown.edu