Study Abroad: Chemistry Graduate Student Exchanges, Scholarships, and Fellowships in Turkey

Fellowship Programs for Graduate Students

Arit Summer Fellowships For Intensive Advanced Turkish Language Study at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

The Arit Summer Fellowship is a summer fellowship awarded to those looking to pursue study of the Turkish language at college-level in Turkey. Candidates attend classes for 20 hours per week. Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level study program, or be full-time faculty, and must be maintaining a minimum B average. Program runs for 1 academic year.

Agencies Involved: American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)

Key Dates: Application deadline is February 5, 2013 for Summer 2013 program


PhD Fellowship Programme for Foreign Citizens

The PhD Fellowship Programme for Foreign Citizens is a travel and research grant awarded to graduate students seeking to complete PhD studies in Turkey.

Agencies Involved: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK)

Key Dates: Application deadline is March 8, 2013 for 1st term, and October 4, 2013 for 2nd term


Research Fellowship Programme for Foreign Citizens

The Research Fellowship Programme is a travel and research grant made available for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers looking to conduct a portion of their research in Turkey. Graduate candidates must be enrolled in a graduate program. Post-doctoral applicants must be no older than 35 at the time of applying.

Agencies Involved: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

Key Dates: Application deadline March 8, 2013 for programs beginning Fall 2013, and October 4, 2013 for programs beginning 2014.


Scholarships for Graduate Students

Yunus Emre Turkish Language Scholarship

The Yunus Emre Turkish Language Scholarship is awarded to graduate students looking to study Turkish abroad. Candidates must be enrolled in a study program at the level for which they are applying to study in Turkey. Undergraduate applicants must be no older than 22 years old at the time of applying, graduate applicants must be no older than 31 years old at the time of applying, and post-doctoral applicants must be no older than 36 years old at the time of applying, and professional applicants must be no older than 46 years old at the time of applying.

Agencies Involved: T.C. Başbakanlık Yurtdışı Türkler ve Akraba Topluluklar Başkanlığı

Key Dates: Check website for updated information


Ali Kuşçu Science And Technology Graduate And Research Scholarship

The Ali Kuşçu Science and Technology Graduate and Research Scholarship is open to post-doctoral and graduate students from abroad wishing to conduct research in Turkey. Graduate applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree, be enrolled in a graduate program, and be no older than 31 years old at the time of applying. Post-doctoral applicants must possess a PhD and be no older than 36 years old at the time of applying. Professional applicants must be no older than 46 at the time of applying.

Agencies Involved: T.C. Başbakanlık Yurtdışı Türkler ve Akraba Topluluklar Başkanlığı

Key Dates: Check website for updated information