Graduate school opportunities, teaching fellowships, and more!
There are over 30,000 Alumni of the Teaching Assistant Program in France in the U.S. alone. This is a formidable network of francophones, francophiles, and international professionals.
Once you complete the program, join the TAPIF Alumni LinkedIn Group and TAPIF Alumni Facebook Group to connect with other alumni, access career opportunities, and stay up to date on local networking events.
TAPIF alumni have access to unique scholarship and fellowship opportunities for graduate education in the US and France.
Multi-State Pathways to Teaching French
A teacher training program aimed at jumpstarting a career in teaching French in the US. A 60-hour, three phase curriculum is targeted at fluent French speakers and runs from June-August each year.
France-Based Graduate Scholarships
TAPIF alumni also have access to scholarship opportunities for graduate studies in France to pursue master’s degrees in fields such as business, international development, fashion, gastronomy, hospitality management and education. Through Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Join a School in France, our alumni can apply to several graduate programs, most of which are taught in English. In addition to this, the embassy’s The Graduate Scholars in France program.
US-based Graduate Scholarships
Over the years TAPIF has partnered with a select group of prestigious and generous graduate programs in the U.S that have launched scholarship and fellowship opportunities for TAPIF Alumni. Read the full scholarship descriptions here.
Future Immersion Teacher (FIT) Fellowship
Offers scholarships of up to $10,000 per year to students pursuing graduate studies or certificate programs with our partners to prepare them for teaching roles in French dual language and immersion programs.