Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Apply now for Turkish Study Tour!

Wed, April 4, 2012

The Turkish Government is offering  short summer scholarships for a study trip for high-profile, successful Master and PhD students interested in late Ottoman history and contemporary Turkey. The aim of the project is to provide wide-ranging first hand information on Turkey, promote social and academic exchanges among the participants and their Turkish counterparts. Applicants to the study trip must be a Master or PhD student of Turcology, History, International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Law or Public Administration, and be citizens of France, USA, Canada, UK, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Russian Federation, Netherlands, Greece, Bulgaria, Australia, Austria.


  • All travel and accommodation expenses of the study trip will be covered by the Republic of Turkey.
  • 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 9 July 2012 and fully participate to the programme that ends on 17 July 2012. (Draft programme is enclosed.)
  • Participants will be requested to provide an evaluation paper by 30 July 2012 on the programme and their perception of Turkey.



  • Applications will be made to the Turkish Consulate General in Houston at the following address: 1990 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 1300, Houston, TX, 77056
  • Applicants will be requested to provide a CV, motivation letter and transcript in English.


The deadline for applications is 25 April 2012.

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