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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 Greek 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 eight to ten months with at least four months spent in each country. Applicants may select which country to visit first, depending on the needs of their project. 

Following the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), all applications will be evaluated without prejudice toward individuals with disabilities and the Turkish Fulbright Commission encourages applications from individuals with disabilities. 

Grant Period

9 Months

Grants will begin October and end in June.

Grant will commence in Greece or Turkey depending on the project proposal.  

Grantees are expected in the first country of destination at least ten days before the beginning of the academic year on October 1 for required Commission orientation.

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.

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. Candidates who are interested in applying for a grant in Turkey are welcomed to contact the Turkish Fulbright Commission for further information. 

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Question #22 Award Name please select Greek Turkish Award from the drop down menu to be considered for this award. You must select Greece for Country 1 and Turkey for Country 2.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://fulbright.org.tr/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Mevlüde Bakır