International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers

I would like to share with you a current fellowship programme that has recently been launched by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). This programme, titled “International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers,” targets highly-qualified researchers possessing international work experience and aims to encourage them to conduct their research in a leading academic, industrial or public institution in Turkey.

As one of the top research universities in Turkey in terms of depth and breadth of national and international research projects, Middle East Technical University (METU) would like to host researchers from all around the world and invites your faculty to apply to this fellowship.

The duration of the fellowship is 24 – 36 months.

Project budget covers scholarship for project leaders (20.000 TL/month for early stage researchers and 24.000 TL/month for experienced researchers) as well as research grant and allowances for family and travel.

Applications will be made online via

Application deadline: February 15, 2019.

Details about the current call for the programme can be found in the below link:

METU Research Coordination Office – Office of Sponsored Projects

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