2015-2016 TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme for Foreign Citizens in Turkey


2015-2016 TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme for Foreign Citizens in Turkey , and applications will be accepted twice a year. Application deadlines for 2016 are : 2nd round -October 07, 2016. starts from August 31, 2016 - October 07, 2016. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) is offering research fellowship programme for international highly qualified PhD students and young postdoctoral researchers. Maximum duration for the fellowship is 12 months. 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. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Turkey

Level: Fellowships are available for PhD students and young postdoctoral researchers to pursue research at universities or research institutes in Turkey.

Field(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Deadline:  applications will be accepted twice a year. Application deadlines for 2016 are : 2nd round -October 07, 2016. starts from August 31, 2016 - October 07, 2016.

Funded By: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme is targeted for Foreign citizens (non-Turkish citizens)

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Maximum duration for the fellowship is 12 months.

Scholarship covers: A monthly stipend of 2.250 Turkish Liras. Travel costs (round trip up to  2250 TL) and Health insurance premiums (up to 2250 TL). All fellows should send the receipts of their travel and insurance expenses for the reimbursement via mail to TUBITAK. In case of approval of TUBITAK Department of Science Fellowships and Grant Programs (BIDEB) Steering Committee, travel costs and health insurance for the fellow may be partially covered.

Description

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 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 2015-2016 TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme 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.

Eligibility

To be considered for 2015-2016 TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme 

‣ 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.

Selection Criteria for TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme

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

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ All applications must be submitted electronically via TUBITAK scholarship application portal.

‣ All accompanying required documents must also be uploaded electronically. In order to complete application process, applicants must approve their applications on the application deadline. 

‣ Applications not fulfilling any eligibility criteria, lacking any of the required documents will not be processed.

‣ During the application, the original copies of required documents are not demanded. However, applicants who receive the fellowship must send the original copy of required documents in order to be able to use their fellowships.

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date :  applications will be accepted twice a year. Application deadlines for 2016 are : 2nd round -October 07, 2016. starts from August 31, 2016 - October 07, 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about 2015-2016 TUBITAK Research Fellowship Programme



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