Today: Deadline for CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grants

As part of its commitment to building the field of public diplomacy, CPD facilitates research opportunities through its CPD Research Fellowship Program, Visiting and Contributing Scholars and Research Internship programs and Dissertation Grants.

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD) is pleased to announce its Doctoral Dissertation Grant program for the academic year 2015-16. CPD will select two doctoral students with dissertation topics in the area of public diplomacy. The Dissertation Grant, $2,500 each, is intended to recognize and support the work of emerging scholars from around the world engaged in cutting-edge research on public diplomacy.

The application process for the 2015-2016 CPD Doctoral Dissertation Grant began April 1, 2015. Applications are due May 22, 2015 and should be sent electronically to with "ATTN: Jay Wang – Dissertation Award Application" in the subject line. To learn more about the award and application process, click here

CPD is committed to supporting work examining a broad range of public diplomacy topics from diverse geographical areas and perspectives.  Awards will be announced in June 2015 and disbursed shortly thereafter.


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