International Programmes


Who Can Apply

1 - Applicants should be non-Turkish citizens. Applicants who hold dual citizenship with Turkey are   not eligible to apply.

2 - Applicants should have an invitation from the universities or research institutes in Turkey.

Scope of the Support

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.

BİDEB Student Information System

In order to convey up to date news about scholarships and grants conducted by TÜBİTAK Science Fellowships and Grant Programmes Department (BİDEB) “BİDEB Student Information System” is established for undergraduate and graduate students in Turkey.

When you register your information, up to date news and developments related with TÜBİTAK-BİDEB scholarships and grants will be directly sent to your e-mail account.

Please click the link to register.


Amount of Award

Monthly scholarship / support amounts to be paid to scholarships for 2017:

  • 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.



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