The Office of International Affairs administers the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. These grants provide support for advanced graduate students studying modern foreign languages and area studies (projects focusing on Western Europe are not supported). All doctoral degree candidates proposing full-time dissertation research abroad on topics that develop research knowledge and capabilities in world areas not commonly taught in U.S. institutions are encouraged to apply. Grants support field research of six to 12 months in duration. Eligibility is restricted to students who possess the requisite language skills for the dissertation project, and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The History of Title VI and Fulbright-Hays details the emergence of Title VI Language and Area Studies Programs.
This program holds an annual competition. Graduate students must apply through the Office of International Affairs. If you plan to apply for the FY 2015 award, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser (firstname.lastname@example.org).
April 17, 2015. (The Department of Education closing date is April 28, 2015.)
Without registering at the U.S. Department of Education's online site for G5, prospective applicants can obtain a PDF copy of the application package they are seeking by visiting: www.g5.gov.
A student is eligible to receive a fellowship if he or she meets all of the following criteria:
Please review the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
A fellow shall:
A final report is due from each fellow 90 days after the end of the grant period. Students should contact their institution's project director for electronic reporting instructions.
For further information visit the United States Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays, or contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser.
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