The Program in Teacher Preparation administers two international fellowship opportunities available to students at Princeton University. Students interested in learning more about these fellowships can contact Mona VIlla-Sgobbo, Program Manager, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 609-258-2327.
Annenberg Fellowship to Eton College
The headmaster of Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, Great Britain seeks a Princeton University graduate or graduate student to serve as an American "ambassador” to Eton, representing the U.S. in a variety of activities at the all-boys secondary boarding school. The Fellow will have some teaching duties in his/her area of concentration and in American Literature, history, or current affairs. The Fellow will also lead a small tutorial and coach (preferably crew and/or another sport) and may become involved in other activities such as play-production. The school year runs from September 1 through June 30 with ample time for travel at Christmas and Easter. Candidates will apply and be interviewed in Princeton through the Program in Teacher Preparation Office. The Fellow will receive a stipend of not less than £20,106 pounds sterling, free accommodations, and one return fare.
Applicants will be required to submit a one-page resume, an official transcript, three letters of recommendation, including one from a coach or extra-curricular advisor, and a personal statement on "Why I want to be the Annenberg Fellow.”
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA)
An English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) places recent graduates in a classroom abroad for one year to provide assistance to teachers of English to non-native English-speakers. English Teaching Assistants help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for the U.S.. The age and academic level of classroom students varies by country, ranging from kindergarten to university level. Applicants for English Teaching Assistantships can apply to only one country; grantees are awarded full support for the year, including round trip travel, room, board, incidental costs, and health benefits. Consult this table for details on specific country requirements and numbers of awards. For additional information about the application process, see http://www.princeton.edu/oip/fellowships/major-awards/fulbright/ .
The headmaster of the Sherborne School, Dorset, Great Britain seeks two Princeton University graduates or graduate students to serve as US Foundation Fellows. The main duties are teaching, tutoring, help with coaching, directing, and supervising, and weekend duties. The exact nature of a Foundations Fellow’s commitment depends on the Fellow's skills and interests and will be negotiated on an individual basis. The terms begins on Monday, September 2, 2013, however, Foundation Fellows are required to attend an induction of new staff during the week of Monday, August 26, 2013. The year finishes on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Candidates will apply through the Program in Teacher Preparation and will be interviewed via videoconference. The Fellow will receive a salary of £18,000 GBP per annum and free accommodations.
Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, resume, official transcript, and two letters of reference.
Application deadline is March 8, 2013. Materials should be delivered to Mona Villa-Sgobbo, Program in Teacher Preparation, 41 William Street, Princeton, NJ 08540.
A short list of candidates will be chosen for interviews to take place by videoconference during mid March, here at Princeton.
If you have any questions about the Annenberg or Sherborne fellowships, please contact Mona Villa-Sgobbo, Program Manager, at email@example.com or at (609) 258-2327.