Research Fellowship Programme for International Researchers

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

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Grant amount: ₺30,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 4, 2020

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Africa; Americas; Asia; Oceania; Albania Show all

Location of citizenship: Africa; Americas; Asia; Oceania; Albania Show all

Must travel to: Turkey

Age restriction: No more than 35 years of age

Minimum GPA: 3.5

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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. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants should be non-Turkish citizens.
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Applicants who hold dual citizenship with Turkey are not eligible to apply.