Important Notes

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  • Please read all information stated in the website of 2216-Research Fellowship Programme for International Researchers. If you have other questions, you can contact with the programme coordinator.
  • See the following link in order to get the research proposal and CV template prepared by TÜBİTAK ( (Other forms cannot be accepted)
  •  You can fill out the form in Turkish or English.
  • All required documents must be uploaded electronically. The documents which are sent by post/e-mail will not be processed. Applications, lacking any of the required documents will not be evaluated.
  • A letter of acceptance from a university or a research institute in Turkey and a motivation letter from advisor should be signed by related person and uploaded in on-line application system. Letters without signature could not be accepted. 
  • Please make sure that you upload all required documents in on-line application system. Online application system will be open during the application period. You can change your application and upload new documents unless you confirm your application. 
  • After the online system closed, you cannot upload any of your documents. Please do not demand to send any document after the deadline of the application process.
  • Please keep the original versions and certified/notarized copies (documents with wet signature) of all the required documents, which are uploaded in on-line application system. Please do not send any documents on the application stage.
  • Please do not send us your original diploma or transcripts. TÜBİTAK will not send them back. You should send a certified/notarized copy of the documents after having accepted your application to be funded.
  • Please upload your diploma and/or transcripts in languages only Turkish/English. Otherwise you must upload a certified/notarized copy of these documents which are translated into one of the specified languages.
  • In the case of your applications is accepted, you need the send the original versions and certified/notarized copies (documents with wet signature) of all the documents which you had uploaded on the system and the demanded ones stated in the letter of commitment.
  • Please make sure whether you need research ethics committee approval or necessary legal permission. If your research topic required such documents, you also have to send them to TÜBİTAK.