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  • 03 марта 2011 г.
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TEA and ILEP Alumni Small Grants Program Application
About the TEA-ILEP Small Grants Program The TEA-ILEP Small Grants Program, a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State, provides grants of up to $5,000 to alumni of the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) and the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) for projectsthat benefit secondary education in their home countries. GENERAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Please answer all questions in English Please provide English translations for all documents in local language (reference letters, cost-share letters, etc) Include your full, legal name as it is spelled in your international passport. Do not translate name spellings (for example, write Mariyaand not Mary) Provide complete contact information, including postal index codes for all address and country and city codes for telephone and fax numbers. Do not leave any question blank. If a question does not apply to you, write N/A (not applicable) All supplemental materials should be typewritten (if possible) and submitted with the complete application. Send your completed application toTashkent-Program@state.gov with “TEA Small Grants Program” in the subject line of your email.

PROGRAM TIMELINE
Summer Deadline Application Deadline Grant Award Recipients Announced Grant Period Final Report Due July 1st Mid-August September 1 – April 1 No later than May 1st
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Winter Deadline February 1st Mid-March April 1 – October 1
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No later than November 1st

Grants will beissued in four different categories: Collaborative School Grant This grant is designed to provide funding for programs that benefit the teachers and/or students of the primary applicants’ home country in partnership with a collaborator. A collaborator can be a teacher/administrator from a TEA-ILEP host internship secondary school, a TEA-ILEP host university administrator/faculty member and/orTEA-ILEP alumni from any TEA-ILEP program year, and any participating program country. Grants under this category will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000. The following are a few examples of potential project ideas:
• • • Cross-training projects between alumni of different program countries Development of a sister-school relationship between the U.S. host and international school or between the alumnischools in TEA countries Training workshop on incorporating technology in the classroom conducted by both a host university faculty member and international alumni at the alumni’s school

Non-collaborative School Grant This grant is designed to provide funding for programs that benefit the teachers and/or students of the applicants’ home country and does not involve any collaborators. Grantsunder this category will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000. The following are a few examples of potential project ideas:
• • • Teacher training events in foreign participants’ home countries on topics such as lesson planning, teaching methodologies, or alternative education programs Developing and/or pilot-testing of teaching materials Establishing of teacher training resource centers, schoolnewsletters or school-community related projects

Alumni Professional Development Grant This grant is designed to provide funding for professional development activities that benefit TEA-ILEP alumni. Applicants are required to collaborate with at least one other TEA-ILEP alumnus to implement the project in their country. Grants under this category will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000. The followingare a few examples of potential project ideas:
• • Alumni training event on educating students with special needs Alumni training on classroom management strategies Alumni conference where alumni demonstrate portions of their lesson plans that they have developed and pilottested since their TEA-ILEP program



Service Learning Grant This grant is designed to provide funding for programs...
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