The Duke University Center for International Studies is pleased to invite qualified applicants to participate in our funding competitions for graduate, professional and undergraduate students. These awards support research on international topics, attendance at specialized conferences, and foreign language study – in particular of less commonly taught languages (LCTLs).
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program provides grants from the U.S. Department of Education to fund individual doctoral students conducting research in other countries for periods of six to 12 months. A candidate must, when the fellowship begins, be admitted to a Duke doctoral program in modern foreign languages and area studies.
Campus DEADLINE: Awaiting notice from the Department of Education regarding the status of this fellowship. Contact: Nancy Hare Robbins
Foreign Language & Area Studies
Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships are intended to encourage the study and use of foreign languages in combination with international or area studies. They may be for a full academic year or for summer language study; priority is given to less commonly taught languages. Competitions for both types are held in the Spring semester.
Summer FLAS DEADLINE: Monday, February 4, 2013
Academic Year FLAS DEADLINE: Monday, February 4, 2013
Graduate Awards for Research and Training
DUCIS Graduate Awards for Research and Training provide graduate students working on international, regional or comparative research with funding for travel to archival and research sites inside and outside the continental United States, for attendance at specialized conferences, or for foreign language & methods training. To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled full time in a graduate or professional school program at Duke University and must have been a regular participant during 2011-2012 in one of the DUCIS working groups or seminars.
DEADLINE: Monday, March 19, 2012
Undergraduate Overseas Summer Awards
Undergraduate Overseas Summer Awards fund opportunities for full-time Duke undergraduate students to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 14, 2012