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Competition Details

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

Goes By: Fulbright-Hays DDRA

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Fulbright Hays DDRA Electronic Deadline
Friday, March 29, 2024

Office of Sponsored Awards Management, 1600 Hampton St. Suite 414

About this Fellowship

This program provides funding for individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months.

Projects deepen research knowledge on and help the nation develop capability in areas of the world not generally included in U.S. curricula. Projects focusing on Western Europe are not supported.

Please note: Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Awards can only be submitted by the University of South Carolina. Please contact National Fellowships directly at least 30 days (or as soon as possible) before the deadline date to indicate your intent to apply for this program and to review the procedures and requirements for applications.

Current graduate students applying for the Fulbright Hays must also submit information to the Education Abroad Office at least 30 days prior to departure. See their website for more information.

Award Value

Provides an average of $46,000 of support for up to one year of dissertation research abroad.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required Yes

Last updated: April 23, 2024

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