• The fellow must start fellowship within one year from the date of TÜBİTAK’s approval. Otherwise, the fellow relinquishes the fellowship and cannot claim any rights.
  • The fellow is required to submit a progress report at the 6th month of fellowship period. Continuation of the fellowship is fully dependent on the approval of the report.

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.


How long will I have to start researching since I have been entitled to receive a scholarship?
The fellow must start fellowship within one year from the date of TÜBİTAK’s approval (the date of your letter of commitment)
Can the duration of the scholarship be extended?

Evaluation Criteria

The proposal will be evaluated according to the following 4 evaluation criteria:

  1. Research potential of the fellow
  2. Scientific and technological quality of the research proposal
  3. Impact of the proposed fellowship to the applicant’s training and career development to    the hosting institution and to Turkey
  4. Implementation of the proposed research

Monitoring Forms

The following documents should be regularly submitted to BİDEB (MSc/PhD):

Document certifying that the applicant is registered as a MSc/PhD student in Turkey,


A report by the supervisor on the progress of research project,


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