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ASU Global Development Research Program Info Session

Want a chance to work on impact-based projects that can tie-in with your research and have the experience paid for by USAID & ASU? If so, then the Global Development Research (GDR) program is for you!

GDR Info Session
The Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability is hosting an informational session outlining the details of the application process and a panel of previously awarded GDR fellows, so you can hear about the student's experiences first-hand and ask questions.

Become a GDR scholar and address pressing development challenges throughout the world!
Arizona State is among six universities chosen to partner with the Global Development Lab of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Through this partnership, ASU graduate students are eligible to participate in fellowship that fosters global collaboration, advance use-inspired research, and improve lives.

Eligibility & Requirement:
The GDR Scholars Funding is available to all ASU graduates including qualifying international students. Fellowships are located in Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, and 20 additional countries. These projects span a number of disciplines, including the natural and social sciences, engineering, business and sustainability.

  • Enrollment as a graduate or post-doctoral student
  • Open to qualifying U.S. citizens and international students
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Identification of a research opportunity matching scholar’s skills
  • Letter of reference from a faculty mentor
  • Letter of acceptance from host institution

Applications are open now and will close on December 1, 2018. The GDR Scholar placements will begin late in the Spring Semester of 2019. If you are a graduate student and want to further your research skills while building relationships that could lead to future international collaborations, explore the GDR program. All qualifying research, travel and living expenses are paid. Begin the application process by visiting, or email for more information.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.