Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

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Competitions are held annually, pending the availability of funds.

Current competition: FY 2021

Applications available: February 4, 2021
Application deadline: April 5, 2021

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

The FY 2021 grant competition for this program is now open. Applications for FY 2021 are available online through the Department’s G5 system at www.G5.gov between February 4, 2021 and April 5, 2021.

Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-020421-001

  • FY 2021 DDRA Application Instructions: MS Word (623K)

    Please note that the definitive, official application instructions are in the G5 system. The funding opportunity number for FY 2021 applications is ED-GRANTS-020421-001.

Tips and Assistance

A pre-application webinar for the DDRA program is available to stream on IFLE’s YouTube channel. The webinar covers a variety of topics, including DDRA program requirements, selection criteria, and frequently asked questions.

We will host a webchat to answer specific applicant questions at 2:00pm ET on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. To participate:

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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