Istanbul Research Institute offers a variety of scholarship programs to researchers working on projects related to its departments of Byzantine, Ottoman, Atatürk and Republican-Era studies, and its “Istanbul and Music” Research Program.
Applications can be prepared in English or Turkish. Click here for the Application Form.
The deadline for all applications is August 11, 2019. All awardees are announced by September 15, 2019.
Former fellows of Istanbul Research Institute can re-apply for a grant after five years have passed since their previous fellowship year. Former fellows who received an Istanbul Research Institute grant from 2015 onward are not eligible to apply for a grant in the 2019/2020 academic year.
An applicant is free to apply for more than one type of grant in the same application period, but can be awarded with only one grant.
Every year, Istanbul Research Institute awards 5 master’s or PhD students or independent researchers a conference grant to support innovative research on Istanbul by enabling them to present papers abroad at conferences/symposia/workshops or to organize a panel at a conference. This scholarship may not be used to support field/archive work necessary for a specific research and not for any other needs (such as tuition payments, purchasing of equipment, etc.). The grant amount for the 2019-2020 academic year is TRY5.000.
*To be presenting a research paper on Istanbul at a conference/symposium/workshop or other scholarly activity outside of Turkey OR organizing a panel at a conference/symposium/workshop or other scholarly activity outside of Turkey.
*To be registered on a PhD or MA program at a social science or humanities department of a university in Turkey OR to be an independent researcher living in Turkey carrying out advanced research.
- Candidates are required to submit the following documents, as Word/PDF files, to be reviewed by the Grant Committee not later than August 11, 2019 and send by email to [email protected].
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*Student certificate/transcript for MA and PhD students
*Summary of the paper accepted to the event/panel
*Letter of acceptance to the event