The Teaching Excellence and Achievement TEA Program  for Pakistan provides Pakistani secondary school teachers of English from government and foundation schools with the opportunity to develop expertise in their subject area, enhance their teaching skills and English proficiency, and increase their knowledge about the United States. Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and is offered to in-service English Language teachers only.


  • United States of America

Fellowship Duration: 

  • Six Week

Financial Support:

  • J-1 visa support;
  • A pre-departure orientation held in Pakistan;
  • Round-trip airfare to the U.S;
  • Academic program fees;
  • Housing (shared with other program Fellows of the same gender) and meals;
  • Accident and sickness medical coverage (does not cover pre-existing conditions);
  • Transportation to the practicum school (if necessary);
  • A daily allowance for incidentals during the university academic program;
  • A cultural trip to Washington, D.C.;
  • A re-entry seminar in Pakistan;
  • An opportunity to apply for alumni small grants

Eligibility Criteria 
Applicant must:

  • Be currently working full-time as a secondary-level English teacher in a government or foundation school* that serves a primarily local (not expatriate) population (teaching classes 6 to 10);
  • Have at least five years of classroom experience in English language teaching;
  • Be citizens and current residents of Pakistan;
  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree;
  • Be proficient in written and spoken English;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continue teaching for at least five years after completion of the program; and
  • Have submitted a complete application with Institutional Support and Reference Form (ISRF) signed by their school management.

Documents Required:

  1. Completed application with photocopy of academic transcripts
  2. Hand signed Privacy Policy and Application Certification Statement page;
  3. Institutional Support and Reference Form completed by your supervisor and signed/stamped by your school director/principal; and
  4. A clear copy of the first two pages of your passport (or legal photo identification)

How to send Application Form:
Please courier the completed application package (printed/hard copy) to:
Evolution Office, C-26-5/II, Al-Murtaza Commercial Lane # 3, Phase VIII, DHA, Karachi 75500

Application Deadline:

The deadline of the TEA Program is:

  •  January 15, 2018.


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