Application opens: January 1
Application Closes: April 30
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Abuja invites applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Hausa or Yoruba languages and cultures to American students in U.S. universities and colleges.
The Foreign Language
Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program is a nine month non-degree course funded by
the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the
Institute of International Education. The objective of the program is to
strengthen foreign language instruction at U.S. colleges, universities, and
some high schools, while providing future teachers from abroad the opportunity
to refine their skills, increase their English language proficiency, and expand
their knowledge of U.S. society and culture. FLTA fellows must return to
their home countries upon completion of their programs to teach English at the
secondary or university level.
All applications must meet the following criteria:
For further inquiries, please contact Cultural Affairs Assistant, U.S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja: email: CulturalAbuja@state.gov or U.S. Consulate General, #2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos