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Study Abroad for Teachers - TLab

University of Oxford

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Courses (click through to read descriptions and course outlines)

Who should apply?
This is a competitive, intensive program, ideally suited for secondary school teachers.

Course Requirements
Preparatory reading in advance of course, active participation in seminars and private study, and two written assignments during the course.

Program Cost

  • To be annonuced

Program cost includes tuition, access to libraries and IT facilities, accommodation, and meals (except lunch on Saturdays and Sundays). 

Program cost does not include travel, travel insurance, medical insurance, additional meals, or any other incidentals.

Refund Policy
Scholars will adhere to the Oxford refund and cancellation policies.  ESU Branch Scholarship recipients will sign a contract with their Branch wherein they are required to repay the entire scholarship amount (concurrent with Oxford's refund and cancellation policies) if for any reason they must cancel their course of study or are unable to complete the course.

Professional Development Contact Hours and Credit
English Literature, History, Politics & Society, and Creative Writing minimum of 46.5 contact hours.  International Politics course minimum of 45 contact hours.  Please reference specific course pages for breakdown of hours.

All participants will receive a certificate of completion from the University of Oxford upon submission of course work.


May be available from your local ESU Branch. You may also explore further scholarship and grant resources

More Information

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Program Extras for ESU Teacher-Scholars

  • Writing Seminars
  • "Taking it Back Home" or seminars on teaching applications for the US classroom.
  • Continue the conversation back at home with membership in the ESU and ESU Teacher-Scholar Consortium.

Application Details

Applications coming soon

Application Deadline

late February 2018 deadline to be announced
Scholarship candidates will have earlier deadlines.

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