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2016 Fulbright-Hays DDRA competition is open

The DDRA 2016 competition is open. The deadline for students to submit their complete applications is 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Letters of support and language evaluations must be submitted BEFORE the student can submit their application. There are no exceptions to the campus deadline.

Go to the Fulbright-Hays page for information on the application process and required campus procedures and documents.

 

Fulbright-Hays DDRA 2015 open

For Graduate students who are US citizens or permanent residents.
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) competition is open and the student applicant submission deadline is
12:00 Noon Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
The national application deadline noted in the formal announcement is the institutional deadline; complete student applications MUST be submitted by the campus deadline. Applications are submitted electronically through the G5.gov application system. If you are planning on applying for this grant, please notify Erin Crawley by email. There are no exceptions to the campus deadline.

The Federal Register notice can be accessed here, https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/education-department.
A copy of the full application and instructions is available in MS Word and PDF formats here, http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html.
Updated campus materials will be available Monday, March 2 or Tuesday, March 3 on the fellowships website, fellowships.international.wisc.edu. The 2014 materials can be used as a general guideline until the new materials are posted.
It is important to note that the G5.gov system will be down for maintenance from 12:00 AM ET Saturday, March 14 until 6:00 AM ET Monday, March 16.

Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program must be US citizens or permanent residents, must have significant academic preparation in area studies, have a project that involves research in a language other than English, and have a research area of focus that is NOT Western Europe.

DDRA peer review writing meeting

In anticipation of a possible early spring publication of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grant competition, I am organizing a peer review workshop. Please note: the grant competition has NOT yet been published, nor has a definite date been announced. However, the US Department of Education anticipates holding a competition this spring. In order to be assigned to a group, send me an email asap. Attending the workshop is not mandatory; If you are interested in participating in a peer review writing group and cannot attend the workshop, please send me an email and I will include you in a working group. Please register for the workshop by sending me an email with Peer Writing in the subject line.

Peer Review Workshop:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
3:30-4:30 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program must be US citizens or permanent residents, must have significant academic preparation in area studies, have a project that involves research in a language other than English, and have a research area of focus that is NOT Western Europe.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA info session

There will be an information session about the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program for graduate students (applicants must be US citizen or permanent resident) on

Monday, February 9,
4:00-5:00, 336 Ingraham Hall.

Please register by sending an email to fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu. If you cannot attend the session, I can meet with you at another time.

Deadline information. Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) 2015 Competition anticipated time frame: According to the US Department of Education DDRA site, applications will be available in February and there will be a national deadline in April. There will be a mandatory campus deadline that will be approximately 2 weeks before the national deadline. The campus deadline cannot be set until the national deadline is published.

Program description and eligibility. The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program (DDRA) is a federally funded grant program and is open to graduate students who are US citizens enrolled in a US university and who will be conducting dissertation field research abroad. Graduate students must show strong area studies related course work at the graduate level to be considered competitive.

The grant will be published on the Federal Register first, so interested students should check this site regularly, https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/education-department. Please look at the documents pertaining to the competition last May for an idea of what is to be submitted by the campus deadline, http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-hays-doctoral-dissertation-research-abroad/
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/legislation.html

Fulbright-Hays DDRA tech review session

Monday, December 8
4:00-5:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

Dr. Erin Crawley will hold an information session for GRADUATE STUDENTS who are interested in finding out more about writing a competitive proposal for the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program. We will focus on the technical review questions used to evaluate proposals by the national committee, and discuss setting up peer review writing groups. Students who cannot attend the more general information session on Dec. 4 are welcome to attend this session, but please read about the DDRA program, http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/fulbright-hays-doctoral-dissertation-research-abroad/.

Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Info session on Fulbright US student and Fulbright-Hays DDRA programs for Grad Students

Thursday, December 4
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

Dr. Erin Crawley will hold an information session for GRADUATE STUDENTS who are interested in doing graduate research abroad. The session will introduce two Fulbright programs: the Fulbright US Student Program (MA or PhD research) and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program. We will discuss the types of projects abroad that can be funded and the application processes for both competitions.

To be eligible for the Fulbright US Student program you must be a US citizen. Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA you must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
Fulbright US Student Program
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/
Fulbright-Hays DDRA Program
http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html

Fulbright Info Sessions for Graduate students

Dr. Erin Crawley will hold several information sessions for GRADUATE STUDENTS who are interested in doing graduate research abroad. The first 2 (identical) sessions will introduce two Fulbright programs: the Fulbright US Student Program (MA or PhD research) and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program. We will discuss the types of projects abroad that can be funded and the application processes for both competitions. To be eligible for the Fulbright US Student program you must be a US citizen. Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA you must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Fulbright general information sessions:

Thursday, January 30
12:30-1:30
336 Ingraham Hall

OR

Tuesday, Feb. 11
3:00-4:30
336 Ingraham Hall

There are two sessions for students who are planning on applying to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA competition (no deadline has been set; it is likely to be posted in the spring): one session will discuss how to use the Fulbright-Hays DDRA technical review to put together a competitive application. The other is for those interested in participating in a peer review writing group to discuss DDRA application proposals.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Technical Review
Monday, February 17
2:30-3:30
336 Ingraham Hall

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Peer Review Writing session
Tuesday, February 25
3:00-4:00
206 Ingraham Hall

If you are interested in finding out more about these Fulbright programs, but can not attend a session, please contact Erin Crawley to set up an appointment.

Fulbright Programs for Graduate Student research

Fulbright Programs for graduate student research information sessions:

Wednesday, November 13
4:00-5:30 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

Fulbright-Hays DDRA and the Technical Review:

Tuesday, November 19
3:00-4:00 PM
336 Ingraham Hall

Dr. Erin Crawley will hold 2 information sessions for GRADUATE STUDENTS who are interested in doing graduate research abroad. The first session will focus on two Fulbright programs: Fulbright US Student Program (MA or PhD research) and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program. We will be discussing the types of projects abroad that can be funded and the application process. To be eligible for the Fulbright US Student program you must be a US citizen. Applicants to the Fulbright-Hays DDRA must be a
US citizen or permanent resident.

The second information session focuses only on the Fulbright-Hays DDRA program and the technical review used to evaluate all applications. We will discuss how to work with the review to create a strong application and how to cope with a national deadline that is TBD.

If you can’t attend an information session, but would like to learn more about either program, you can schedule an individual appointment with Dr. Crawley: fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu, http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/, 608-262-9632.
Fulbright US Student website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/
Fulbright-Hays DDRA website: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html

2013 Fulbright-Hays DDRA competition open

The 2013 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program (DDRA) competition has been posted in the Federal Register. The CAMPUS DEADLINE for submission of a complete application is 12:00 PM (noon) on Friday, May 24, 2013. Applications must be submitted using the G5 application system, www.g5.gov. The national deadline listed is Monday, June 3, but this is the institutional deadline, not the deadline for student applicants. Student applicants must submit an application, including letters of recommendation and language references, by the CAMPUS DEADLINE. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The campus information and instructions will be updated as soon as possible and available on the fellowships.international.wisc.edu site–links are currently to the information for the 2012 competition. The information is still good, the dates are not current. For any questions or advice needed about the competition, please contact Erin Crawley fellow@intl-institution.wisc.edu.

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Peer Review Workshop

In anticipation of a possible late spring publication of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grant competition, I am organizing a peer review workshop. Please note: the grant competition has NOT yet been published, nor has a definite date been announced. However, the US Department of Education anticipates holding a competition this spring.

Peer Review Workshop:
Monday, April 8
4:00-6:00 PM
206 Ingraham Hall

For the workshop, participants will prepare a draft of the grant proposal according the the Fulbright-Hays DDRA Technical Review criteria to be distributed BEFORE the workshop date. The Technical Review can be found on pages 63-67 of the archived 2012 application. More details about the workshop will be provided to participants.

If you will be applying for the grant and are interested in participating, please contact Dr. Erin Crawley, fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu as soon as possible. If you have already indicated your intention to participate, you do not need to do so again.

Information about the grant competition can be found here, http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html; campus procedure information for last year can be found here.

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