Study Abroad News
Nicole O’Brien, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine - Pediatrics, is the recipient of a Fulbright Africa Regional Research Program award. O’Brien will be affiliated with the Kinshasa School of Public Health in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, where she will work on her research titled, “The epidemiology of acute neurologic illness and injury in children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.” She will be abroad for her research from September - October in 2015 and 2016.
The Office of International Affairs is seeking applicants for the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. These grants provide support for advanced graduate students studying modern foreign languages and area studies. 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 must apply to the Office of International Affairs by Friday, April 17. 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. To learn more about the application process, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit fulbright-hays.osu.edu.