International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers Programme in Turkey

Turkey (TR)
Up to $55,000 per year + Research Grant up to $325,000 + benefits
February 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers Programme in Turkey

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is the leading R&D funding agency in Turkey and an internationally renowned organization that supports and coordinates scientific research, provides scholarships to researchers and supports R&D activities and innovation in industry by promoting university-industry collaborations.

The Council has announced a new call under the BİDEB 2232 programme titled "The International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers" which is open for applications via the address as of December 15, 2018, with a deadline of March 29, 2019. The programme aims to provide support and encourage leading researchers, particularly Turkish researchers, with international working experience to come to Turkey and to conduct their research in a leading academic, industrial or public institution. The duration of the fellowship will be between 24 to 36 months. Within the scope of the programme, the project leader will be provided with a scholarship for monthly living expenses, allowance for family living expenses, research grant and travel allowance. For the application forms, please see the link:

As one of the leading research universities in Turkey in terms of depth and breadth of national and international research projects (, Middle East Technical University ( is willing to host researchers from all around the world and invites you to apply to this fellowship.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Sponsored Projects of Middle East Technical University at any time if you have any questions regarding the call or your application.


Best regards,

Research Coordination Office - Office of Sponsored Projects

Middle East Technical University

Ankara, Turkey

Tel: (+90) (312) 210 38 34