Turkish Embassy in Wellington

Embassy Announcement

Summer Scholarships For A Study Trip In Turkey , 16.06.2015

Description

• The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey will offer short summer scholarships for a study trip for successful and motivated graduate students (MA, MPhil, PhD, etc.) interested in Ottoman and Turkish studies. 
• The aim of the project is to provide wide-ranging first hand information on Turkey, its culture, history and politics; and to promote social and academic exchanges among the participants and their Turkish counterparts.

Eligibility

• Applicants to the study trip must be graduate students in Turcology, History, Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, Journalism, Law or Public Administration.
• This year’s scholarship programme is open to students from the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA.

Modalities

• All travel and accommodation expenses of the study trip will be covered by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. 
• The programme will include 30 participants. 

• The programme, excursions and discussions will be in English. 

• Participants of the study trip will be required to arrive in Turkey on 17 August 2015 and fully participate in the programme that ends on 25 August 2015. 

• Following the visit, participants will be requested to provide an evaluation paper by 20 September 2015 on the programme and their perception of Turkey.

Application-Information

• Applications will be made to the Turkish Embassy in Wellington to the following address: embassy.wellington@mfa.gov.tr 
15 Murphy Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011

• Applicants will be requested to provide a CV, motivation letter in English and transcripts.

Deadline

• The deadline for applications is 5 July 2015.