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Research Funding in Turkey

Incoming researchers can benefit from a variety of TUBITAK programmes such as Program code 2215 and 2216 and international programmes such as FP7. 

The scholarship and grant programmes that scientists can benefit in Turkey should be evaluated as a whole package in order to analyze the situation better.

Funding, grant and scholarship programmes for incoming researchers are given below:

Academic Research Support Programmes

Support Programmes for Cooperation


Industrial R&D Support Programmes in Turkey


Scholarship Programmes  



Short-term Visit Programmes


In addition to the programmes above, Law No: 5746 also has provisions which promote the employment of researchers.