On Monday, March 2, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education announced the beginning of the 2015 grant competition for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant Program (DDRA)
DDRA provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months.
Those who may apply:
- Institutions of Higher Education
- Graduate students in doctoral programs in the fields of foreign languages and area studies must apply through the institutions in which they are enrolled.
Those who are eligible to apply:
- Must be a citizen or national of the United States or is a permanent resident of the United States;
- Must be 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;
- Are planning a teaching career in the United States upon graduation; and
- Possess adequate skills in the language(s) necessary to carry out the dissertation project.
To learn more about the program and apply, please visit the Postsecondary Education website here.
A webinar will also be held for those seeking more in depth information, please see details below.
Date: March 11, 2015
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm, ET
To register click here.
Call-in information: (Please note, for audio you must use the conference call line):
- Dial the Access Phone Number: 877-917-4910
- When prompted, dial the access code: 9036176
- To submit questions in advance, please email them to Dr. Pamela Maimer - Pamela.Maimer@ed.gov.
- To participate from other time zones or in different languages, please click the link: https://educate.webex.com/educate/j.php?RGID=r9396f990a3142e9f747d286abc7e2d185.
- If you have questions once the webinar begins please contact Carla.White@ed.gov.