SPCD (Stage Pédagogique de courte durée) Grant

Every year in July, the French Government, through its Embassy in the U.S., offers grants to qualified Primary and Secondary Schools French Teachers who would like to improve their language skills and enhance their knowledge of French culture.

DEADLINE : February 26, 2010

Pour postuler, veuillez télécharger ces pièces:
Le dossier de candidature

Word - 49 kb
Candidature 2010

Les instructions

PDF - 61.6 kb
Instructions SPCD 2010

fiche de promotion:

PDF - 56.2 kb

About the Grant

What is covered :

•Subscription fees and the training for 3 weeks (July 5 – 25, 2010)
•A round-trip train ticket from Paris to the provinces
•A part of the costs for the lodging and food
The grant does not cover the flight USA/France.

About the Training

- The 3 destinations are:

- Strasbourg : Institut International d’études françaises - IIEF ( 75 hours of training)
- Grenoble : Centre universitaire d’études françaises - CUEF ( 75 hours of training)
- Paris : Alliance Française de Paris ( 75 hours of training)

•Selected candidates spend 3 weeks in July in an official French training center with qualified tutors.
•The program includes intensive practice of French language, in-depth analysis of a theme and study of multiple aspects of French culture.
•While applying, candidates may indicate their preferences between the themes offered (please note that the Embassy might not be able to allocate the candidate first choice).

Participants will enjoy and highly benefit to enrol in the numerous activities organized by the training center to promote the cultural aspects of the region.


Full-time teachers in accredited schools :

•Are US Citizen or Permanent Resident (French citizens are not allowed to apply)
•Have working knowledge of French
•Are assigned to teach the French language and/or French Culture in grades K-12
•Wish to strengthen French skills and enhance knowledge of French culture
•Have not received a grant from the French Government for the last 3 years.

Send your application to :

Marie Maurannes
Attachée culturelle adjointe
Consulat Général de France
777 Post Oak Blvd, suite 600
Houston, TX 77056

Dernière modification : 16/02/2010

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