Professional development: USA

Goethe-Institut Tunis; Sprachlerner im Deutschunterricht Bernhard Ludewig 2012

Scholarships for Summer Schools in the USA

You are a German Teacher and are interested in a professional development course in the USA this summer? The Goethe-Institut would like to support you and cover $500 of the cost!

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 May 15 of each year. 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 15
  • After you’ve finished the summer programm, please send the Goethe-Institut in Washington DC ( the certificate of participation. 
  • Upon receiving the certificate, the Goethe-Institut will send you the check of $500 within the next 3 weeks.
Applications have closed for 2018.

Please submit your application for 2019 by May 15th, 2019.

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

Eileen Sellman
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.