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Name of Program Türkiye Scholarships: Research Scholarship Program
Scholarship Offer

Type of Scholarships:
Research scholarships of 3 - 12 months

Programs for:
PhD students, Postdoctoral researchers, Academic staff

All fields of study

The Research Scholarship Program is designed to encourage international researchers and academicians to carry out collaborative academic research in their own fields with Turkish academicians in the most prestigious Turkish universities.


  • being under the age of 45
  • being a PhD holder or PhD candidate at dissertation stage
  • having an Acceptance/Invitation Letter from a university in Turkey for research

The Research Scholarship Program only covers a monthly stipend of 4000 TL. It does not cover transportation, accommodation, and health insurance costs.

Application deadline

Applications for the Research Scholarship Program are open throughout the year. Assessment and admissions are made in four different periods.

Place of submission

online through the Türkiye Scholarships Application System (TBBS)


According to the Türkiye Scholarship regulations, it is possible to extend the scholarship period by 1 or 2 months in case the Research Committee approves the need for the extension. For those whose scholarship period is up to 6 months, the extension could be a maximum of 1 month, for those whose scholarship period is up to 12 months, the extension could be a maximum of 2 months.

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