The Virginia Tech Career and Technical Education program has been awarded a grant by Fulbright-Hayes for a study abroad program entitled Globalization Business Skills, Diversity Awareness, and Entrepreneurship Workforce Development project in Zambia.

Twelve participants will journey to Zambia for a month-long trip to experience the teaching and learning of CTE in a culturally different setting. Participants will interact with Zambian students, teachers, administrators, and business/general local community members to gain first-hand knowledge about the content, form, and goals of CTE and the relationship between CTE and the nation’s economy.

The application form is in Word format, and is to be completed per instructions. All materials and questions should be sent to Dr. Joseph Mukuni via email (

Application Deadline: February 28, 2023

an african elephant in the bush
See animals in their natural habitat on land and river safaris
an aerial view of victoria falls at sunset
Tour Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

Participant cost:

Eligible participants:

  • All Virginia Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Training teachers and administrators
  • Current Virginia Tech CTE graduate students

To apply:
Email this application as an attachment to Dr. Joseph Mukuni, The letter of recommendation must be emailed separately and directly to Dr. Mukuni by the author of the letter via the same email address.