Funding Opportunities

Department of State-Embassy of the United States, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania : Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

The Regional English Language Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam invites Tanzanian universities and colleges to apply to host an English Language Fellow (EL Fellow) for the 2020/2021 academic year. Through the EL Fellow Program, highly qualified U.S. educators in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) participate in 10-month-long fellowships at academic institutions. Through their projects, EL Fellows share their professional expertise, and model and demonstrate up-to-date TEFL classroom practices that help foster thoughtful and responsible behavior in students and teachers of English. Examples of past EL Fellow projects include: Classroom Teaching, Teacher Training, In-Service and Pre-Service Training, Curriculum Development, Workshop and Seminar Design, Program Evaluation, Needs Assessment, Testing, and English for Specific Purposes (ESP). To learn more about the EL Fellow Program, visit

Interested institutions should request a proposal template from the RELO Office at the U.S. Embassy at RELODAR@State.Gov. Completed proposals must be returned to the same email address by September 29, 2019. Applicants can expect to be notified of the status of their requests by December 2019. Selected projects will initiate at the start of the 2020/2021 academic year.