Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Grants

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Program Goal

Provides opportunities for American doctoral candidates enrolled in modern foreign language and area studies programs at U.S. institutions of higher education to engage in full-time dissertation research in Egypt. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States. Students enrolled in doctoral programs apply by submitting an application through the institution of higher education in which they are enrolled.

Note: The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) to Egypt is currently suspended for the 2017-2018 academic year. Potential applicants should check with the U.S. Department of Education regarding the status of the Program.

Eligible Fields:  Foreign languages and area studies.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application
  • 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
  • Planning a teaching career in the United States upon graduation
  • Possesses adequate skills in the language(s) necessary to carry out the dissertation project
  • Alumni of other programs are eligible to apply to this Program. For more information about eligibility, please visit: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/eligibility.html

Grant Duration: 6 to 12 months. Applicants may apply for a maximum grant performance period up to eighteen months in duration. The minimum time abroad is six weeks total.

Grant Benefits:

  • International travel
  • Stipend
  • Medical insurance
  • Other allowances

Application Date to be Announced

Information Sessions

No Events Scheduled.

Contact Information

Application to the program is made through the U.S. Department of Education. For further information please contact usteam@bfce.eun.eg http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html
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