Teacher Travel/Study Abroad Opportunities (Updated 9/14/2017)

Funded Travel
 Program  Application Deadline

Countries Visited  Length
Water 1st Global Educator ProgramSeptember 21    
Ethiopia1 week (Feb.)
Take Flight Fellowship
Belize, Costa Rica, Panama
9-11 days
NOAA Teacher At Sea ProgramNovember 30
Our Ocean Planet1-4 weeks
Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching December 13 Botswana, Finland, Greece, India, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Palestinian Territories, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, or Vietnam. 3-6 months
Grosvenor Teacher Fellow (GTF) ProgramDecember 31
Norway, Iceland, Greenland, the Galapagos, Antarctica. Varies 

Japan-U.S. Teacher Exchange Program for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)


Youth Ambassadors with South AmericaJanuaryBrazil or Chile/Argentina3 weeks
Panama Teacher Match
6 weeks
Transatlantic Outreach ProgramJanuary 31
Germany2 weeks

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program


Botswana, Colombia, India, Mexico, the Palestinian Territories, South Korea, and Vietnam

2-6 weeks
Keizai Koho Center Teacher Fellowship
June 26 - July 5
NEA Foundation Global Learning FellowshipFebruary 5
TBD (2018: South Africa)9 days in summer
NEH Summer Programs in the Humanities March
Only U.S. locations this year. 1-5 weeks
Fulbright-HaysGroup Study Abroad Program for K-12 Teachers (2017)March
Note: $1,225 cost for participants
June 24 - August 1
Teachers for Global Classrooms March
Brazil, Morocco, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Ukraine 2-3 weeks
Study Tour of Turkey Temporarily Suspended Turkey 2 weeks
Toyota International Teacher Program    TBDCosta Rica, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador), South Africa2-3 weeks
Climate Change and Caterpillars
TBD Ecuador 10 days

Global Professional Development Opportunities (in U.S.) - 2016
ProgramApplication DeadlineLocationDates
Global Leadership Summer Institute    CLOSED (2016)Impact Hub (Seattle)August 15-19, 2016
Japan and the West: From First Encounters to Contemporary Global IssuesCLOSED (2016)University of Washington (Seattle)July 11-15, 2016 
China's Past: New Strategies for Teaching the Sources of Chinese CivilizationMarch 22
CLOSED (2016)
University of Washington (Seattle)July 25-29, 2016
Korea’s Journey into the 21st Century:Historical Contexts, Contemporary IssuesMarch 18
CLOSED (2016)
University of Colorado (Boulder)July 24-28, 2016

Other International Travel Opportunities
 Program  Cost  Countries Visited  Length
Cuba Education Tours From $899 Cuba 4-11 days 
Authentic Cuba Travel: Cuba for Educators        From $1799CubaOne week
Global Exploration for Educators Depends on trip     22 different trips Varies
Primary Source Study Tours $3,900 Spain and Morocco July 6-16, 2016
Global Exchange Reality Tours From $1,450 Various Varies