19/09/2017

Research Fellowship Program for Foreign Citizens (2216)

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    TUBITAK
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Turkey
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    March, September
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

Outline

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.

What is funded

Research in the fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

• A monthly stipend of 2,500 Turkish Liras.

• Travel costs (round trip up to 2,250 TL) and Health insurance premiums (up to 840 TL)*. 

 

Duration

Maximum duration for the fellowship is 12 months.

Eligibility

  1. Applicants should be non-Turkish citizens. Applicants who hold dual citizenship with Turkey are not eligible to apply.

     

  2. PhD students who certify they are successful in the PhD thesis examination within the deadline of the application process 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.

     

  3. Applicants should have an invitation from the universities or research institutes in Turkey.

     

  4. Applicants should certify that they have sufficient command of language to perform their research.

     

  5. Applicants must be 35 years old or younger.

     

  6. Applicants who hold a PhD degree in Turkey should have a GPA minimum of 3.50/4.00 in PhD program.

Disclaimer:

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