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Open Study/Research Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
10 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Grant Period

10 Months

Semesters: late August to December; mid-January to May. Summer session: June to early August.  Most grantees choose to begin in the fall, but the start date is flexible. Grants may begin as early as August. The last possible start date is March 31, 2020.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

As a condition of the grant, all grantees to the Caribbean are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation in June or July.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Required - Intermediate

Additional Information: Higher level proficiency may be necessary depending on the requirements of the proposed project. Applicants should discuss plans for language study between time of application and the commencement of the grant on Applicant Form 7: Language Self-Evaluation. A Foreign Language Evaluation by a college level Spanish language instructor is required.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Applicants are responsible for arranging their own affiliation(s) with an academic institution, research facility, or another appropriate organization, and for submitting supporting documentation verifying this affiliation at time of application. The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo will assist grantees with finalizing affiliation arrangements, if necessary.

Field of Study Restrictions

Students in Anthropology or Archaeology may need to arrange special research permits with their affiliations.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://do.usembassy.gov/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Joshabel De La Cruz