October 2, 2013
"In an interconnected, competitive global economy, the only way to secure our common future is through education...These grants will ensure a steady supply of graduates with expertise in world languages and global issues, helping to build stronger and more productive ties with our neighbors and fostering international collaboration."
-U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
The U.S. Department of Education has announced $4.1 million for Fulbright-Hays International Education grants. Universities across the United States will utilize the money to support students, teachers and faculty in doing research and teaching abroad for 6 months to a year including, for example, Japan, Senegal, and China. The Short-Term Projects will focus on modern foreign languages and the larger projects are aimed at increasing mutual understanding between the United States and the world. The programs are competitive and more information can be found here.
Everyday ELL is now Every Language Learner.