Funding Opportunities to Connect U.S. and Turkish Universities

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Funding Opportunities to Connect U.S. and Turkish Universities

 Programs to Bring U.S. Student and Faculty Researchers to Turkey

  • TUBITAK Program 2216 – Research Fellowship Program for International Researchers: U.S. Master’s and PhD students are eligible to apply to receive partial travel costs and health insurance, up to $2,500 for research expenses, and $1250/month for up to 12 months.  More information can be found at http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/en
  • TUBITAK Program 2221 – Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave:  U.S. scientists with a PhD are eligible to apply to receive travel expenses, health insurance, and $3,500/month for up to 12 months.  More information can be found at http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/en
  • The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program:  U.S. researchers and professors are eligible to apply to receive funding to carry out research, lecture, or consult with other scholars in Turkey.  More information can be found at http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/fulbright-us-scholar-program
  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program:  U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, and young professionals are eligible to apply to receive funding to study, conduct research, and teach English in Turkey.  More information can be found at http://eca.state.gov/fulbright/fulbright-programs/program-summaries/student-program
  • Short Term Research Scholarships:  U.S. PhD students are eligible to apply to receive funding to study at a Turkish university.  More information can be found at http://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/index.php/en/turkiye-burslari/burs-programlari
  • Marie Curie Actions – International Incoming Fellowships (IIF):  U.S. researchers going to EU Member States or Associated Countries, including Turkey, with a PhD or at least four years of full-time research experience are eligible to apply for an IIF.  IIF provides approximately 200,000 Euros of financial support for up to two years.  More information can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about-mca/actions/iif/
  • Marie Curie Actions – Career Integration Grants (CIG):  Experienced U.S. researchers with a PhD or at least four years of full-time research experience are eligible to apply for a CIG.  CIG grants provide support up to 100,000 Euros for a maximum of four years.  More information can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about-mca/actions/cig/