Opportunities

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The Duke University Center for International and Global Studies is pleased to invite qualified graduate, professional and undergraduate students to participate in our funding competitions.

These awards support research on international topics, attendance at specialized conferences or workshops, and foreign language study.

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship: The 2019 DDRA Competition is now open.

The 2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship competition is now receiving applications. The Department of Education provides grants annually to US institutions of higher education to fund individual doctoral students conducting research in other countries for periods of six to 12 months. The Campus Deadline for the current competition is Thursday, March 7, 2019.
If you are considering applying in the 2019 competition, please register with Nancy Hare Robbins. See the connecting website for important details.

Graduate Awards for Research and Training

The Duke University Center for International and Global Studies Graduate Awards for Research and Training provide graduate students working on international, regional or comparative research with funding for travel to research sites and archives inside and outside the continental United States, attendance at specialized conferences, or foreign language and methods training. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a graduate or professional program at Duke University during the academic year in which the award is granted. This competition is normally held in the early part of the Spring semester.

Off-Cycle Conference/Workshop Funding Opportunities

Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at Duke University can apply to receive support for attendance at conferences and workshops with a global theme. A qualifying event would be one that takes place between October 1st and April 30th during the academic calendar. The Duke University Center for International & Global Studies (DUCIGS) accepts Off-Cycle applications on a rolling basis.

Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program

Through the Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program, Duke University has the opportunity to host faculty and other scholars from around the world at no cost to the institution. Duke faculty interested in hosting a Fulbright visiting scholar must only supply a letter of invitation in support of scholars who have applied through their home country's Fulbright Commission with proposed independent research projects of varying lengths. All academic programs qualify. The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) covers all finances, including transportation, a living stipend, insurance, and visa processing. 

Undergraduate Overseas Summer Research Awards

Undergraduate Overseas Summer Awards fund opportunities for full-time Duke undergraduate students to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings outside the United States. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. This competition is normally held in the early part of the Spring semester.