Fellowships Turkish Studies

posted by Katalin Teller on 2010/01/26 13:01

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The Turkish Cultural Foundation Fellowship Program was established in 2007 to provide support to students, researchers and scholars who have an interest in the art and culture of Turkey and studies related to the preservation of Turkey’s artistic and cultural heritage.
The mission of the TCF Fellowship Program is also to recognize and assist scholars, whose academic achievements and research reflect the commitment of the Turkish Cultural Foundation to disseminating knowledge about Turkey’s cultural heritage. The TCF Fellowship Program will award per year 10 Fellowships (USD 10,000) at the Ph.D. level and 5 Fellowships (USD 15,000) at the Post-doctoral level. Deadline for application: March 1, 2010.

Recipients are selected by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Application requirements:

  • Applicants for the TCF Fellowship must be scholars, who are pursuing a Ph.D. degree in a related field or have completed their Ph.D. or equivalent degree less than 10 years before their application.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English, although the dissertations or the publications resulting from the fellowship research do not have to be in that language. Applicants are required to submit official evidence of English language proficiency. Exemptions to providing official certification for English proficiency are made for applicants who speak English as their native language and, on a case-by-case basis, for scholars who have previously published in English or study at an English-language institution. Required scores for language certification are: TOEFL PBT 550, TOEFL CBT 213, TOEFL IBT 79, and IELTS 7.0.
  • Academic standing, scholastic achievement, scholarly qualifications, publications, experience, and letters of reference will be weighed into the selection.

For application forms and detailed eligibility information, please visit: www.turkishculturalfoundation.org

Please direct inquiries by email to: istanbul@turkishculture.org or by mail to: Turkish Cultural Foundation Cumhuriyet Cad. Cumhuriyet Apt. 17/1 Taksim Istanbul 34437 Turkey.