Application Deadline : November 2, 2010
This program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students who conduct research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. Projects deepen research knowledge on and help the nation develop capability in areas of the world not generally included in U.S. curricula. Projects focusing on Western Europe are not supported.
-Must be a citizen or national of the United States or is a permanent resident of the United States
-Applicants must be a graduate student in good standing at an institution of higher education in the United States who, when the fellowship begins, is admitted to candidacy in a doctoral program in modern foreign languages and area studies at that institution.
-Must be planning a teaching career in the United States upon graduation
-Must possesses adequate skills in the language(s) necessary to carry out the dissertation project.