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1 Fulbright Greece-Turkey Joint Research Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
9 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

The joint award with the Turkish Fulbright Commission allows students to engage in trans-regional research and/or study. Up to one award per academic year is open to candidates at all degree levels, but preference is given to Master’s and Ph.D. candidates. Applications will be considered in the following fields related to Greece and Turkey: environmental studies, marine biology, disaster management and emergency preparedness, Classical, Byzantine, Ottoman studies, political science, social sciences, classical studies / archaeology, cultural policy, music and the arts, and tourism (including eco- and agro-tourism).  The award is for 8 to 10 months with at least 4 months spent in each country. Applicants may select which country to visit first, depending on the needs of their project.

Grant Period

9 Months

Grants will begin on September 15 and end in mid-June.

The first part of the grant will take place in Turkey, followed by a grant component in Greece, or vice-versa, depending on the project proposal.  Travel to and within Turkey may be subject to restrictions; please check with the Turkish Fulbright Commission before planning the Turkish segment of this grant.

Grantees are expected in the first country of destination a few days before the beginning of the academic year on September 15 for the required Fulbright Commission orientation.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Candidates at all degree levels are accepted, but preference is given to Master's and Ph.D. candidates. Applications will be considered in the following fields related to Greece and Turkey: environmental studies, marine biology, disaster management and emergency preparedness, Classical, Byzantine, Ottoman studies, political science, social sciences, classical studies / archaeology, cultural policy, music and the arts, and tourism (including eco- and agro-tourism).

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Turkish or Greek proficiency is not required. Some study of Turkish and Greek prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Applicants are encouraged to arrange affiliations and submit letters of invitation. If an invitation is not available, applicants may indicate preferences for affiliation in the application. The Fulbright Commissions can assist in establishing contacts at prospective host institutions and coordinate final assignments.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Question #22 Award Name please select Greece-Turkey Grant from the drop down menu to be considered for this award. Select Greece for Country 1 and Turkey for Country 2 (regardless of which country you plan to visit first).

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.gr

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Nicholas Tourides

Additional Online Resources

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