“THROUGH TRAVEL I FIRST BECAME AWARE OF THE OUTSIDE WORLD; IT WAS THROUGH TRAVEL THAT I FOUND MY OWN INTROSPECTIVE WAY INTO BECOMING A PART OF IT.” – EUDORA WELTY


The Jacobite on the Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland

Travel is a valuable form of professional development for teachers. Most opportunities listed here are geared toward educators and often include unique interactions with local residents, historians, or other experts. 

photo credit: The Jacobite on the Glenfinnan Viaduct via flickr (license)

Travel Programs


Brussels Study Tour - application deadline March 3, 2017

English Language Fellow Program - application opened Sept. 6, 2016

Fulbright-Hayes Seminars Abroad

Fulbright-Hays Training Grants – Group Projects Abroad

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program - application deadline February 15, 2017

Fund for Teachers - application deadline January 31, 2017

Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO)

Goethe Institute Transatlantic Outreach Program - application deadline February 3, 2017

Japan Society Educators Study Tour - 2017 summer tour postponed

Japan-U.S. Teacher Exchange Program for Education for Sustainable Development - application deadline January 13, 2017

Keizi Koho Center Teacher Fellowship - application deadline February 13, 2017

Korea Society Fellowships

LIVFund Scholarships (Learn, Intern, Volutneer in Latin America) - application is rolling, year-round

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Programs - application for all programs is March 1, 2017

National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program

Omprakash Volunteer Abroad Grants

Peace Corps Response

Rural Trust Global Teacher Fellowship

Summer Russian Language Teachers Program - not offered 2017

Teachers for Global Classrooms Program - application deadline March 20, 2017

Teach Earth USA Fellowship - application deadline December 18, 2016

Teachers Learning Abroad - various application deadlines: January - April, 2017