DoED Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad DDRA Fellowship Program
Deadline April 5, 2021
Pre-Application Webinar information: The Department will hold a pre-application meeting via webinar for prospective applicants.
Detailed information regarding this webinar will be provided on the Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad website at
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DoEd will consider only applications that meet this priority: Specific Geographic Regions of the World.
A research project that focuses 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).
Competitive Preference Priorities: For FY 2021, we award an additional four points to an application that meets Competitive Preference Priority 1;
and three points to an application that meets Competitive Preference Priority 2 (up to 7 additional points possible).
Competitive Preference Priority 1--Focus on Less Commonly Taught Languages (4 points).
A research project that focuses on any modern foreign language except French, German, or Spanish.
Competitive Preference Priority 2--Thematic Focus on Academic Fields (3 points). A research project conducted in the field of science, technology, engineering, mathematics,
computer science, education (comparative or international), international development, political science, public health, or economics.