TÜBİTAK Research Fellowship Programme 2018/19 [Fully Funded]

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Deadline – October 5, 2018

The TÜBİTAK Research Fellowship Programme is open for applications. The purpose of the program is to advance international cooperation of Turkey in science and technology by providing financial support to international young researchers who have received their PhD or are still registered to a doctoral program abroad.


The scope of the program includes monthly stipend, travel expenses and private health insurance cost.

A monthly stipend of 2,500 Turkish Liras

Travel costs (round trip up to 2,250 TL) and private health insurance premiums (up to 70 TL per month).

*Maximum duration of the support is 12 months.

*In case of the decision of GYK, travel costs and health insurance for the fellow may be partially covered.


  • To be a foreign citizen,
  • As from the deadline of the application, having registered to a doctoral program abroad and being successful in the PhD qualifying exam or having completed his PhD,
  • Having an invitation letter from the universities or research institutes in Turkey*
  • Certifying that they have sufficient command of language, which will be used in the proposed research,
  • To be 35 years old or younger as from the application deadline.
  • The scientific/research competence of the applicant,
  • Scientific and technological value of the research proposal,
  • The contribution of the application to the career development of the applicant, the host institution and Turkey,
  • The feasibility of the proposed research.

*Those having received their doctorates from a university in Turkey are required to receive an invitation letter from a different university than his/her university that they received their doctorates, and carry out their research with an academic advisor(s) other than their doctoral thesis advisor.

Eligible Regions: Open for All.


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