General Info


General Information

In the frame of the letters of intention signed in 1996 between the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and the National Science Foundation (NSF); research projects conducted by Turkish and US researchers are funded.

Turkish project groups are funded by TUBITAK and the grant covers both research and international travel expenses.

The support program is always open for the application of Turkish researchers.

Turkish research groups need to apply through TUBITAK Project Application System.

Important Notes

  • 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.

General Information

TUBITAK – Science Fellowships and Grant Programmes Department will support international workshops that will be organized in Turkey within the framework of developing Turkey-US biomedical research cooperation opportunities. The events should aim to foster the development or enhancement of collaborative R&D projects and the expansion of scientific and technological cooperation. Additionally, each workshop should help provide a basis for future joint research projects between scientists from the two countries.


Amount of Award

Monthly scholarship / support amounts to be paid to scholarships for 2018:
  • A monthly stipend of 1.700 Turkish Liras (TL) for MSc/MA students
  • A monthly stipend of 2.000 Turkish Liras (TL) for PhD students
  • Tution Fee (up to 2.000 Turkish Liras)
  • A monthly allowance for health insurance coverage for the award holder only.

Amount of Award and Terms of Payment

  • The scholarship will consist of
    • A monthly stipend of 1.000 Turkish Liras (TL)
    • Tuition fee (up to 2,000 Turkish Liras (TL))
  • The scholarship lasts four to six years depending on the duration the undergraduate degree program enrolled.
  • All scholarship awardees who successfully complete an undergraduate program will be rewarded scholarship for graduate program on the condition that they are admitted to a graduate program at a Turkish University.

Scope of the Support

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants undergraduate scholarships for international students who are medal winners at any the International Science Olympiads*. The scholarship covers fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. 

* International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), International Physics Olympiad (IPhO), International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), International Biology Olympiad (IBO), International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI)


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