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2019 TÜBİTAK International Fellowships for Graduate Research in Turkey

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international students seeking to pursue a graduate degree in Turkey in scientific fields.

Course Level: Fellowship, Research

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Recognized Universities in Turkey

Eligible Fields of Study: Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities

Eligibility Criteria: 

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

Selection Criteria: 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:

  1. Research potential of the fellow
  2. Scientific and technological quality of the research proposal
  3. Impact of the proposed fellowship to the applicant’s training and career development to  the hosting institution and to Turkey
  4. Implementation of the proposed research

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Fellowship: The scholarship will consist of a monthly stipend, tuition fee, travel costs and health insurance.

Duration of Fellowship: Maximum duration for the fellowship is 12 months.

Method of Application: All applications must be submitted electronically via TÜBİTAK scholarship application portal by 15th February, 2019

  • It is important to visit the Fellowship webpage (see link below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15th February, 2019

Award Provider: Turkey Government