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Name of ProgramTürkiye Scholarships: Research Fellowship Programme
Scholarship Offer

Type of Scholarships:
Research scholarships

Programmes for:
PhD students, Postdoctoral researchers, Academic staff

All fields of study

The Research Fellowship Programme aims to encourage international researchers and academics to work with Turkish academics on collaborative researches in Turkey and contribute to the development of the international scientific interaction between researchers.

Research areas can be in social sciences, humanities and sciences.  Applicants are required to state the specific research topic in the application.

Application requirements:

  • Being under 45 years old as of application date (preferably)
  • For PhD students, being enrolled at a university doctoral program abroad and being at the dissertation stage
  • Having a PhD diploma for PhD holders
  • Having an Acceptance/Invitation Letter from a university in Turkey for research

Candidates who are currently pursuing PhD studies at Turkish universities can not apply for the Research Fellowship Program.

Monthly stipend is 3.000 TL. Fellowship does not include costs such as accommodation, insurance and tuition fee. If deemed appropriate by Research Fellowship Evaluation Committee, researcher’s academic activities (conferences, panels, symposiums, survey, field research, etc.) may be supported.

Application deadline

Applications for the Research Fellowship Programme are open all year round.

Place of submission

online at


The Research Fellowship Programme is for a maximum of 12 months.

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