English Language Fellow Program
Teach English abroad with the ELF Program. Apply now!
About the ELF Program
The English Language Fellow (ELF) Program is a prestigious fellowship opportunity for TESOL professionals. It places highly qualified U.S. educators with Master's degrees with a focus in TEFL/TESOL or Applied Linguistics in all regions of the world.
The ELF Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered nationally by the Center for Intercultural Education and Development at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Learn about the ELF Program by visiting our table at the following events:
- Hawaii TESOL, Hilo, HI - February 16, 2013
- JET Program Alumni Career Forum, San Francisco, CA - February 22, 2013
- Los Angeles Regional CATESOL, Los Angeles, CA - March 2, 2013
- Monterey Institute Career Fair, Monterey, CA - March 8, 2013
- International TESOL, Dallas, TX - March 20-23, 2013
- Northern Regional CATESOL, Concord, CA - May 4, 2013
- CATESOL, San Diego, CA - October 24-27, 2013
Applying to the ELF Program:
In order to be eligible for the ELF Program, all applicants must have
- U.S. citizenship
- MA TESOL / Applied Linguistics degree
- MA degree + TESOL certification (120 hours + supervised practicum) - limited eligibility
- 2 years of ESL teaching experience (15 contact hours/week)
For more information about applying to the ELF Program, see the official website.
A Lasting Partnership: MIIS and the ELF Program
As the Southwest Regional Recruitment Center, the Monterey Institute helps to send TESOL professionals abroad in order to promote the study of English as a foreign language and to enhance EFL pedagogy.
ELF Program Recruitment Center Coordinator