The Office of International Affairs is seeking applicants for the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. These grants provide support for advanced graduate students studying modern foreign languages and area studies. All doctoral degree candidates proposing full-time dissertation research abroad on topics that develop research knowledge and capabilities in world areas not commonly taught in U.S. institutions must apply to the Office of International Affairs by Friday, April 17. Grants support field research of six to 12 months in duration. Eligibility is restricted to students who possess the requisite language skills for the dissertation project, and who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. To learn more about the application process, contact Joanna Kukielka-Blaser at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit fulbright-hays.osu.edu.
The Ohio State University is ranked fifth in the nation, tied with Michigan State and the universities of Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, North Texas and Wisconsin, and is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Ohio State is one of only five universities in the Big 10 recognized in the top 13. Six scholars from Ohio State were awarded Fulbright grants for 2014-2015. In addition, two more were awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant.
Ohio State is also ranked 16th nationally for the number of students receiving a Fulbright grant with 14 awards.
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. These programs enhance the quality of global understanding, sending our students, scholars and faculty all over the world while at the same time, bringing the world’s best and brightest here to Ohio State.