Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

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Competitions are held annually, pending the availability of funds.

Current competition: FY 2018
Applications available: May 16, 2018
Application deadline: July 2, 2018

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

The FY 2018 grant competition for this program is now open. Applications for FY 2018 are available online through the Department’s G5 system at www.G5.gov between May 16, 2018 and July 2, 2018.

Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-051618-003

  • FY 2018 DDRA Application Instructions: MS Word (3.32M)
    Please note that the definitive, official application instructions are in the G5 system.
    The funding opportunity number for FY 2018 applications is ED-GRANTS-051618-003.

Tips and Assistance

A pre-application webinar for the DDRA program was held on May 24, 2018. The webinar covered a variety of topics, including DDRA program requirements, selection criteria, and frequently asked questions. A recording of the webinar is available to stream on YouTube at this link.

IFLE also held a showcase webinar featuring past participants of the DDRA program on March 9, 2017. Click here to access a recording of the DDRA showcase webinar.

Application Contact

Dr. Pamela J. Maimer
International and Foreign Language Education
U.S. Department of Education
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Room 258-24
Washington, DC 20202
Telephone: (202) 453-6891
E-mail: ddra@ed.gov


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