Tübitak Fellowship Program for Research in Turkey

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international highly qualified PhD students and young post-doctoral researchers to pursue their research in Turkey in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. The program aims to promote Turkey’s scientific and technological collaboration with countries of the prospective researchers. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the potential to contribute significantly to Turkey’s goal of international cooperation in scientific and technological development.

Terms

Maximum duration for the fellowship is 12 months.

  • A monthly stipend of 2,500 Turkish Liras.
  • Travel costs (round trip up to  2,250 TL) and Health insurance premiums (up to 2,250 TL)*. In case of approval of TÜBİTAK Department of Science Fellowships and Grant Programs (BİDEB) Steering Committee, travel costs and health insurance for the fellow may be partially covered.

Who can apply

  • Applicants should be non-Turkish citizens. Applicants who hold dual citizenship with Turkey are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants should have an invitation from the universities or research institutes in Turkey.
  • Applicants should certify that they have sufficient command of language to perform their research.
  • Applicants must be 35 years old or younger.
  • Applicants should be enrolled in a program in abroad for PhD students.
  • Applicants who hold a PhD degree in Turkey should have a GPA minimum of 3.50/4.00 in PhD program.

Evaluation

All successfully submitted applications are listed and prepared for scientific evaluation after the prior selection.

The proposal will be evaluated according to the following 4 evaluation criteria:

  • Research potential of the fellow
  • Scientific and technological quality of the research proposal
  • Impact of the proposed fellowship to the applicant’s training and career development to    the hosting institution and to Turkey
  • Implementation of the proposed research
Application date
6 Oct 2017
Duration
Up to 12 months
Country
Middle East Turkey
Discipline
Humanities Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History History & Philosophy of Science Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology Social sciences Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology Other Agronomy Biology Chemistry Computer science Engineering Mathematics Medicine Physics
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 9 years
Award granted
YTL 2.500/month
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