Commonwealth Society/AFS Scholarship

About this Teacher Scholarship

The Commonweath Society and AFS are offering a scholarship for a teacher to travel to India for two weeks, the participants will:

Be hosted with a family in India and attend and work with colleagues in a school in India. Experience cultural events and have full support through AFS India.

Included in the scholarship:

Participants will be expected to cover:
Visa (AFS can assist with this)
Additional insurance necessary for pre-existing or luggage insurance
Any personal spending
Any additional costs

Participants will be required to host in return a visiting teacher from India for two weeks (preferably with the same host school as visited)

Expressions of Interest are asked for by 19th March 2016 when applications will be available, please email

The programme is likely to fit within the NZ school holidays in the second half of 2016.

Open to:
All teachers currently teaching at a school in the Canterbury Region wishing to learn about the culture of India to bring back and share with their students, from schools with an interest in Asia Awareness.