The Regional English Language Office (RELO Pakistan) at the U.S Embassy Islamabad, is offering Online Professional English Network (OPEN; formerly E-Teacher) scholarships to English language teaching professionals to attend eight-week, online university-level courses offered by U.S. universities.

The course shall be conducted from July 6 to August 31, 2021. The last date to submit an application for OPEN Summer 2021 RELO Scholarship is Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Courses Available under OPEN Summer 2021 Scholarship

  • Creating and Implementing Online Courses (CIOC) by Arizona State University
  • Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom by Iowa State University
  • Integrating Critical Thinking skills into the Exploration of culture in an EFL setting by World Learning
  • Teaching Grammar Communicatively by World Learning
  • Teaching English to Young Learners (under 12 years old) by George Mason University
  • Content Based Instruction by World Learning
  • TESOL Methodology by University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Professional Development for Teacher Trainers by Arizona State University
  • English as a Medium for Instruction (EMI) by Ohio University
  • Fostering Student Motivation and Engagement (FSME) by University of Oregon

Eligibility Criteria for OPEN Summer Scholarship 2021

  • Be an English language professional
  • Have strong English language reading and writing skills
  • Be a citizen of Pakistan
  • Reside in Pakistan for the entire duration of the course
  • Have regular and reliable access to a high-speed internet connection
  • Be able to spend 10 to 12 hours online each week for the duration of the 8-week course
  • Be willing to be enrolled in a second or third course, if your primary choice is unavailable.

How to apply

Please visit for an online application and more information. For queries, feel free to reach us at,, or 0300 2008575.

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