Turkey - 2021 Call for application

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Turkey - 2021 Call for application

Find out more about the current edition of the Turkish national program.

If you wish to apply, we kindly ask you to download the documents below, which are essential for submitting your application:


What are the key dates?

  • December 13, 2020 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • March 31, 2021 Closing of the call for application/nomination
  • September 14, 2021 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview

  • UNESCO Turkey
Award(s) of the Prize
  • 4 endowments
Amount per endowment
  • 120 000 TL
Main eligibility criteria
  • Republic of Turkey Citizenship
  • Project duration should be less than 1 year
  • Project categories should be in Life and Physical Sciences
  • Project should be implemented in Turkey
  • The fellowship program is open to scientists with a doctoral or a post-doctoral degree under 40 years of age at the date of 31st December 2019 (last day of the announcement year)
Selection criteria
  • Scientific Validity
  • Innovativeness
  • Contribution to Science
Initial launch date
Total number of endowments awarded since launch

Information document(s)

Download the last Rules and Regulations of the Turkish program: Turkey_2021 Rules and regulation