Apply for a CPD Dissertation Grant

As part of several CPD Research Opportunities, the USC Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD) is pleased to announce its Doctoral Dissertation Grant cycle for the 2018-19 academic year. This fall, CPD will select one doctoral student with a particularly promising dissertation topic in the area of public diplomacy. The $2,500 grant is intended to recognize and support the work of an emerging scholar who is advancing research on public diplomacy.

The application process for the 2018-19 CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grant begins June 4. CPD supports work examining a broad range of public diplomacy topics from diverse geographical areas and perspectives, with special interest in topics related to CPD Research Initiatives. Awards will be announced in the fall and disbursed shortly thereafter. Applications will be accepted through August 1, 2018 and should be sent electronically to with the subject line, “ATTN: Jay Wang – Dissertation Grant Application."

To learn more about the award and application process, click here.


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