The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program provides grants from the U.S. Department of Education to fund individual doctoral students to conduct research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. This program holds an annual competition.
CAMPUS DEADLINE for the 2010 Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship Competition is:
Monday, October 18. 2010
The 2010 Fulbright-Hays DDRA application is now available on-line [http://e-grants.ed.gov/egWelcome.asp]. Contact: nancy.robbins [Email: nancy.robbins #AT# duke.edu ] if you are planning to apply.
Institutions of higher education in the United States are eligible to apply for grants under the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program. Students must apply through their institutions.
A student is eligible to receive a fellowship if s/he meets all of the following criteria:
- Is a citizen or national of the United States or is a permanent U.S. resident;
- Is a graduate student in good standing at an institution of higher education in the United States who, when the fellowship begins, is admitted to candidacy in a doctoral program in modern foreign languages and area studies at that institution;
- Is planning a teaching career in the United States upon graduation; and
- Possesses adequate skills in the language(s) necessary to carry out the dissertation project.
DURATION OF THE GRANT
Students may propose research for six to 12 months. This fellowship may not be renewed.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
A fellow shall:
- Maintain satisfactory progress in the conduct of his or her research.
- Devote full time to research on the approved topic.
- Not engage in any gainful employment during the fellowship period.
- Remain a student in good standing at his or her institution.
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.
EXPENSES COVERED BY THE AWARD
- Travel expenses, including excess baggage to and from the residence of the fellow to the host country of research;
- Maintenance allowance based on the cost of living in country or countries of research for the fellow;
- Project allowance for research-related expenses such as books, copying, tuition and affiliation fees, local travel, and other incidental expenses; and
- Health and accident insurance premiums.
- In some cases it is also possible to request dependent allowance(s) (maintenance only).
Applications are submitted entirely on-line (except transcripts) [http://e-grants.ed.gov/egWelcome.asp]; however, (1) one hard copy of the application, as well as (2) two original transcripts of the applicant’s graduate work, must be received by Nancy Hare Robbins no later than Monday, October 18, 2010. The Fulbright-Hays DDRA Program requires an institutional application, which means that all documents and correspondence for this fellowship from the Department of Education must be submitted through Duke University [http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html].
Please contact Nancy Hare Robbins at 684.6454 or nancy.robbins [Email: nancy.robbins #AT# duke.edu ] if you are interested in applying to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA Program for the 2011 – 2012 award (research) period.
Campus Deadline : Monday, October 18, 2010 by 4pm
Nancy Hare Robbins, Assistant Director
Duke University Center for International Studies
2204 Erwin Road, Box 90404
Durham NC 27705-0404