Hosting a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jan 18, 2023


US Department of Education

UI Contact: 

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has requested that the Institute of International Education (IIE) invite institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations to submit proposals to host the 2023 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) summer orientation during the summer of 2023, and we would like to invite you to submit a proposal.

The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA) is designed to develop Americans' knowledge of foreign cultures and languages by supporting teaching assistantships in over 30 languages at hundreds of U.S. institutions of higher education. The program offers educators from over 50 countries the opportunity to develop their professional skills and gain first-hand knowledge of the U.S., its culture, and its people.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) and accompanying documents for the 2023 Fulbright FLTA summer orientation can be found here on IIE’s website:

Eligible proposals will be reviewed by a panel of experts and recommended to ECA for final selection. Organizations will be notified of their selection in mid-February 2023.

RFP Number                                                                      : 121922/JP

RFP Issue Date                                                                  : December 22, 2022

Deadline for submission of questions                      : January 17, 2023 at 10 AM U.S. Eastern Time

Questions and answers posted                                  : January 20, 2023

RFP Closing Date                                                              : January 26, 2023 at 10 AM U.S. Eastern Time

Performance Period                                                        : Between July 10, 2023 and August 25, 2023

Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing to by the date and time listed above. No questions will be entertained if they are received by means other than the specified email address. No oral answers will be provided. Answers to questions IIE deems relevant to this RFP will be published on or about the date listed above on IIE’s website under Subawards and Procurement (

Proposals, including any attachments (limited to 6MB), should be sent electronically in PDF format to by the closing date and time listed above. Be sure to include in the subject line: 2023 FLTA Summer Orientation. IIE will not accept proposals received by fax.

If your institution is interested in submitting a proposal, please send an email to Jeffrey Burtner at by January 17th to signify your intent to submit a proposal. NOTE: INFORM MARY BLACKWOOD AND SHE WILL LET JEFFREY BURTNER KNOW.