Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA)
The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). As part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the Fulbright FLTA Program is designed to develop Americans' knowledge of foreign cultures and languages by supporting teaching assistantships in over 30 languages at hundreds of U.S. institutions of higher education. The program offers educators from over 50 countries the opportunity to develop their professional skills and gain first-hand knowledge of the U.S., its culture and its people.
Our FLTA Fellows have included:
2018-2019: Elsayed Elsisi, Egypt
2017-2018: Abdelhamid 'Hamid' Nasr Tamim, Egypt
2016-2017: Fiddah Nasser, Bahrain
2015-2016: Jamal Al-Sulaiman, Kuwait
2014-2015: Bochra Kouraichi
Elsayed Elsisi, Egypt
With a true passion for studying languages, Elsayed started his teaching career. He taught English, and Korean back in Egypt. He loves teaching his language and culture, and hopes to continue building bridges and helping Americans learn about Egypt and the Arab world.
Abdelhamid Tamim is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts- English department of Suez
Canal University, Egypt. He is currently pursuing his master's degree in English Literature- Post Modern Novel.
Abdelhamid started his career as the CEO of Resala Charity Organization-Ismailia branch (Sep. 2012- Sep. 2013). After that he worked as an International Account Adviser for Vodafone UK (Sep 2013- Mar. 2015). He taught General English in different language centers, such as Berlitz and MODLI, as well as Business English and soft skills. He was also an instructor at the Workforce Passport Scholarship. He received an intensive TOT course on facilitation of debates training by the Civic Pole (summer 2012- Cairo). Abdelhamid is also an active member in different social, developmental, and cultural organizations, and he represented Egypt at the IOU Respect International Exchange program (Germany 2013). He worked as an English Language Instructor at Pharos University in Alexandria for the academic year 2016/2017.