The purpose of this award is to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States by providing opportunities for scholars to conduct research abroad.
Duration: Three to twelve months
Eligibility: A faculty member is eligible to receive a fellowship if he or she:
Is a citizen or national of the United States or is a permanent resident of the United States.
Is employed by an institution of higher education.
Has been engaged in teaching relevant to his or her foreign language or area studies specialization for the two years immediately preceding the date of the award
Proposes research relevant to his or her modern foreign language or area studies specialization, which is not dissertation research for a doctoral degree.
Possesses sufficient foreign language skills to carry out the research project.
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