Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program


Program Description

The program strengthens foreign language instruction of Arabic in American institutions while providing young Egyptian teachers of English as a second language (ESL), as well as teachers of American studies, literature, and journalism and media studies, with opportunities to refine their skills, increase their English language proficiency, and expand their knowledge of American society.  FLTA fellows teach a maximum of two Arabic classes at host institutions.  They enroll in at least four courses (two per semester), one of which must be in U.S. studies.  They also facilitate cultural events, language clubs and language tables in their host institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Young teachers or teachers in training of English as a second language (ESL), or of American studies, literature, and journalism and media studies.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with a minimum Institutional TOEFL (Local ITP) score of 550, or its iBT, CBT or IELTS equivalent.
AMIDEAST/ETS Approved Centers Designated Governorates
AMIDEAST Egypt – Cairo Cairo
AMIDEAST Egypt – Alexandria Alexandria
American Canadian Center Menoufia, Kafr El Sheikh, Qalubiya, & Gharbia
The American Language Center Damietta
Nile Academy Mansoura
MASRYA Sohag, Assuit, New Valley, Qena, Luxor, & Aswan

Grant Benefits:

  • Travel allowance
  • Stipend
  • Medical insurance

Opens April 2018

Information Sessions

No Events Scheduled.

Contact Information

For more info Email: Tel: (202) 33359717 / 33365300 / 33357978 ext. 136
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