Please make sure that you upload all required documents in the online application system. The application system will be open during the application period. You can make changes in your information and upload new documents before confirming your application.
Documents to be uploaded to the application system must be in English.
Documents without signature are not accepted.
Acceptance Letter must be taken from the highest authority of the host institution. The highest authority of the host institution is the rector or the authorized vice-chancellor public universities; the person authorized by the board of trustees in the foundation universities; the director of the center in case of a research infrastructure that is qualified under the Law No. 6550.
All application documents must be prepared prepared according to the template of TÜBİTAK-TWAS. Documents in different formats will not be accepted. For the templates, please see the “application forms”.
TÜBİTAK will be responsible for a monthly allowance to cover accommodation/living expenses and medical facilities for minor ailments as available in Türkiye at amounts to be specified by TÜBİTAK.
TWAS will cover one air ticket to reach Türkiye at the beginning of the fellowship and the return journey on completion of the fellowship, and visa related expenses incurred at the start of the programme.
Candidates must organize their own comprehensive medical insurance for the period of their stay to meet any untoward incidents and major ailments before travelling to Türkiye.
There is no retroactive payment to the fellows who choose to arrive to Turkey by their own means before the date on the acceptance letter.