19/09/2017

Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave (2221)

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    TUBITAK
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Turkey
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    January, March, May, July, September, November
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

Description

Outline

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants fellowships for international scientists/researchers who would like to give workshops/conferences/lectures, or conduct R&D activities 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 fellows. The host institution must apply for interested scientists to TUBITAK in Turkey. 

What is funded

Three types of visit are granted within this program:

Visiting Scientists/researchers on Short-term (up to 1 month):

Short-term fellowships fund is available for the following activities in Turkey:

  • Conducting workshops/conferences/seminars etc.
  • Giving tutorials/lectures etc.
  • Participating in R&D activities
  • Organizing technical meetings for scientific and technological collaboration

Visiting Scientists/researchers on Long term (up to 12 months):

Long-term fellowships fund is available for the following activities in Turkey:

  • Conducting research and development (R&D)
  • Teaching graduate/undergraduate courses etc.

Scientists/researchers on SABBATICAL LEAVE (from 3 months to 12 months):

Scholars or academic staff on SABBATICAL LEAVE planning to come to any Turkish university/institution is also funded for the following activities in Turkey:

  • Conducting research and development (R&D)
  • Teaching graduate/undergraduate courses etc.

Fellowship Details:

  • A monthly stipend of up to 3.000 US$ for Visiting Scientists*.
  • A monthly stipend of up to 3.500 US$ for Visiting Scientists on Sabbatical Leave*
  • Travel costs (round trip) and health insurance premiums.
  • Duration of the fellowship varies from one week to 12 months
  • Fellows must use their fellowships within six months of having been notified of the fellowship.

* The amount of the monthly stipend will be determined based on the academic titles of fellows.

    Duration

    Duration changes (from 1 - 12 months) depending on the section of the program. Please see above for durations. 

    Eligibility

    Requirements for Beneficiaries:

    • Fellows can be citizen of any country.
    • Fellows should have a PhD degree (or equivalent) or have at least five years of research experience
    • Fellows should be invited by a hosting institution in TURKEY, which can be universities, research institutions, or industrial companies with a R&D unit.
    • Fellows on Sabbatical leave should be invited for duration of at least 3 months.

    Disclaimer:

    The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.