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Newton-Katip Çelebi PhD Scholarship Accepting Applications

Dear Researcher, 

Newton - Kâtip Çelebi Fund PhD scholarships provide 3 years of financial support for students from Turkey to undertake full PhD studies in the UK.

The aim is to build a talented pool of well trained, internationally active doctoral students as part of establishing and maintaining world-class research systems and sustainable long-lasting links between the UK and Turkey.

Applications are now open. Find out the details below.

To qualify for the funding, the proposed PhD should have a "development relevance" which is defined research that has the potential to contribute to the economic development and social welfare of the countries.

The application must clearly articulate a plausible pathway of how the research may lead to positive impact on the populations within a reasonable timeframe (3-15 years).

The research areas of the PhD study, which should be relevant to economic development and social welfare of Turkey can be found on our website:


Successful PhD candidates will be provided with a support service by UK

Higher Education International Unit in their endeavor to identify a UK university where they can pursue their studies http://www.international.ac.uk/programmes/current-opportunities/the-newt...<http://www.international.ac.uk/programmes/current-opportunities/the-newton-fund/postgraduate-support-service.aspx>.

All applications need to be done through TUBITAK 2213 Call <http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/tr/burslar/lisansustu/egitim-burs-programlari/2213/icerik-kimler-basvurabilir>


Applications for the PhD Scholarship Programme must be completed between 20 April - 22 May 2015