The Fulbright-Hays 2020 competition is closed.
The Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship Program provides prestigious opportunities for doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. Students may request funding for a period no less than six months and no more than 12 months. Projects in Western Europe are not supported.
Note: Fulbright-Hays will not fund applications to the following countries (updated 01/31/2020): Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Burundi, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC/Kinshasa), Djibouti, Egypt*, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Gaza and West Bank, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman*, Pakistan*, Qatar*, Sao Tome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey (DDRA applicants can only apply to Ankara and Istanbul), Turkmenistan, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen
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This year NYU will have two internal deadlines.
The first NYU internal deadline will be for students who would like to receive feedback on their application. After feedback is issued, these students will be able to access and revise their application before resubmitting. In order to receive feedback, students must submit by the first deadline.
The first NYU internal review deadline is Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
The second and final NYU deadline will be for students who do not wish to receive feedback on their application. All applicants and their recommenders must submit all documentation to the G5 online application system by the final NYU campus deadline of February 11. Late applications will not be considered.
The second and final NYU deadline is Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
Fulbright-Hays DDRA Application Instructions and Resources
NYU-GSAS Fulbright-Hays DDRA Information Sheet
The Graduate School has designed an information sheet to help navigate the logistics of the application. Please use this as a resource and a supplement to the official Department of Education application instructions.
U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays DDRA Information
The U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays webpage includes a wealth of information about the program and competition. This information includes an in-depth review of the FY 2020 application instructions, program timeline and eligibility, FAQs, and a link to a pre-application webinar. Please read all application instructions before beginning an application.
University Committee on Activities Involving Human Subjects (UCAIHS)
A section of the Fulbright-Hays DDRA application requires applicants to indicate if Human Subjects Approval from an IRB is required. For more information about NYU's IRB process and to find out if a project requires IRB approval, please visit the NYU UCAIHS website or review the IRB Decision Tree.
For questions about the Fulbright-Hays DDRA competition, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.