Professional development: USA

Goethe-Institut Tunis; Sprachlerner im Deutschunterricht Bernhard Ludewig 2012

Scholarships for Summer Schools in the USA

German teachers at american schools and universities participating in a DaF professional development program offered by a US summer school may apply for a 500.00 USD stipend from the Goethe-Institut. These stipendends are awarded independently of the costs of the summer school; proof of attendance in the form of a registration confirmation and participation certificate is required.

The application deadline has been extended to June 17th 2020. You will be informed of the decision (accept/regret) by June 22nd 2020.

Teachers of German at school or college level who have signed up for a summer teachers' professional development programms at one of the German summer schools in the USA.

  • Sign up for a teacher’s professional development program at one of the summer schools in the USA. 
  • Apply for the Goethe-Institut’s $500 scholarship by June 17th. You will need the confirmation of registration from the summer school for the application. 
    Application form
  • If awarded the scholarschip, the Goethe-Institut will inform you by June 22
  • After you’ve finished the summer programm, please send the Goethe-Institut in Washington DC ( your certificate of participation. 
  • Upon receiving the certificate, the Goethe-Institut will send you the check of $500 within the next 3 weeks.

Application Deadline: June 17 2020

Application form

For all questions regarding the summer schools scholarships, please contact:

Teacher Service
Goethe-Institut Washington DC

Scholarships for professional development in Germany

The Goethe-Institut in the USA awards scholarships for participation in language courses and professional development seminars (e.g. cultural studies; German as a foreign language theory and practice) in Germany.