2021 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program

by Ranjani Atur, Funding Peer
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:30 PM

The US Department of Education is now accepting applications for the 2021 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program. The Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship allows PhD candidates to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. Proposed research projects should focus on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories). 

Priority in preference will be given to research on less commonly taught languages (any language other than French, German, and Spanish) and research with a thematic focus on the field of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer science, education (comparative or international), international development, political science, public health, or economics.

March 22, 2021 (internal campus deadline for UC Santa Barbara)

Estimated range: $15,000-$60,000
Average award: $35,000
Estimated number of awards: 100

Doctoral students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and will have advanced to candidacy prior to the start of the 2021 fellowship are eligible to apply.

For more information, please see here. Note: March 22nd is the internal review deadline for UC Santa Barbara (April 5th is the external deadline). Please contact the Graduate Division's financial team with any questions.