The Research Fellowship Programme has been launched by Turkiye Scholarships with the aim of encouraging international researchers and academics to partner with Turkish academics on combined researches in Turkey as well as help with the international scientific interaction between researchers.
PhD candidates or PhD holders who are not citizens of Turkey may apply to the Research Fellowship Programme
Applicants should have completed their PhD studies or be at the stage of dissertation
It is also important that applicants have an invitation or acceptance letter from a Turkish university for research. For applicants to have an invitation or acceptance letter, they should contact the university individually.
Applicants should not be more than 45 years old at the time of applying
PhD students should be enrolled for a doctoral program abroad and should be at the dissertation stage
For PhD holders they should have a PhD diploma
Should be proficient in the language required for the research
Should have the Ethics Committee Approval Certificate from the ethics committee of the university if personal data will be collected using methods such as survey, experiment, focus group discussion and practice
Should have a legal permit from a related government institution if a study will be done on historical monuments and archeological sites with non-public information and documents organizations and institutions
Research proposals that have been conducted in the past by the applicant or advisor will not be accepted
Applicants are required to reveal the specific research topic in the application
Research areas are limited to humanities and social science courses
The scholarship comes with a monthly of 2.500 TL (almost a thousand dollars). The scholarship does not include tuition fee, accommodation cost and insurance. If the Research Fellowship Evaluation Committee agrees, researcher’s academic activities such as conferences, panels, survey e.t.cmay receive support.
Research Fellowship Evaluation Committee will evaluate applicants
The Research Fellowship program is for one year
Researchers will only be paid the grant for the months they stay in Turkey during the research period
Researchers will be supervised by an academic advisor from the Turkish university while conducting their research
How to apply
Applications can be done online on the official webpage of the Turkiye Scholarship 2016/2017 for International researchers. No deadline is set as application is ongoing. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply