7 Tips to Apply to be an ETA in Indonesia

–By Kate Barton– We all know how stressful it can be applying for university and scholarships and grants. Applying for a Fulbright can be even more trying on the nerves — all of us here went through it! It’s a long and tedious process to check off every box on the checklist from the Personal Statement to the…

Preserving Batik in East Java

–By Shreya Kundur– A common misconception about batik is that it is a specific pattern or motif. Rather, it is the process of making the fabric that deems it as “batik”. I learned this one day as I naively pointed to the skirt I was wearing and beamed to my co-teacher that it was my…

Monthly Highlights: February 2017

Throughout their nine months in Indonesia, Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) have no shortage of activities both in their schools and in their wider communities. During the month of February, many ETAs hosted local WORDS Competitions, an English speech and talent competition held nationwide every year. In April, the ETAs and their schools’ winners will…