Grants Program

2017-2018 Grants Competition

The Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS) is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 grant competition in the field of Turkish Studies. The following grant opportunities are available only for United States citizens (or those who have acquired permanent resident status in the U.S.) who are currently affiliated with a university in the U.S. The institutional grants are available only for educational institutions located in the United States.

Please take careful note of application procedures.

Dissertation Writing Grants

These grants are intended for advanced students who have finished the research stage of their dissertation and they may not be used for dissertation research. Stipends generally range from $5,000 to $15,000.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.

Summer Language Study Grants

These grants are for summer travel to Turkey for language study in preparation for graduate research. Stipends generally range from $1,000 to $3,000.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.

Post-Doctoral Summer Travel-Research Grants

These grants are intended to provide partial support for travel and research to Turkey for those who hold a Ph.D. in a social sciences or humanities discipline.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.

Mark Pinson Grant for Graduate Research on the Ottoman Balkans

ITS invites grant applications from graduate students enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States, whose research is specifically focused on the Ottoman Balkans. The Mark Pinson Grant provides up to $2000 per applicant, seeking to broaden existing knowledge and research on any aspect of the Ottoman Balkans, within the social sciences and/or humanities.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.

Grants for the Publication of Scholarly Books and Journals

These grants are intended towards the publication costs of journals in the field of Turkish Studies published in the United States; of manuscripts already accepted for publication; and, of texts, documents and translations of works directly related to Turkish Studies.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.

Teaching Aids Grants

These grants are intended for the development of instructional materials in the field of Turkish Studies such as language teaching materials, maps, slide kits etc., for academic institutions in the United States.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.

Library Acquisition Grants

Library grants are awarded to institutions in the United States for the procurement costs of publications relating to Turkish Studies (Maximum award: $5000 per institution).

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017.


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