The Overseas Doctoral Dissertation program provides opportunities for graduate students to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign language and area studies with the exception of Western Europe. This program is designed to develop research knowledge and capability in world areas not widely included in American curricula.
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a current or prospective student pursuing a doctoral degree in the fields of foreign languages and area studies.
A student is also potentially eligible to receive a fellowship if he or she:
Applications must be submitted electronically using the Department's G5 system. Before you can access the application, you will first need to register to use G5 and then log in. For additional application instructions, please visit the Applicant Information website.