16 August 2018

Sakıp Sabancı Center Summer Fellowships for Doctoral Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Columbia University’s Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies is pleased to announce up to 5 competitive Summer Fellowships for doctoral students in any area of Turkish Studies, including the study of Turkish-speaking peoples from ancient periods to the modern as well as the study of cultures and civilizations in the former territories of the Ottoman Empire and within the borders of the modern Republic of Turkey.

Each fellowship carries a $3,000 stipend and is designed to support library, archival, and collection research in Turkey of no less than one month during the summer of 2018. Language training in Turkey may be supported if qualified research needs can be demonstrated. The 5 fellowship recipients will be known as Sakıp Sabancı Center Summer Fellows. All first through sixth-year PhD students in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division of the School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University are eligible to apply as long as they are in good academic standing. 

Students who wish to apply for a Sakıp Sabancı Center Summer Fellowship should submit to Sharon Kim (sabancicenter@columbia.edu), administrative coordinator for the Sakıp Sabancı Fellowship Program, a statement (500–1500 words) explaining their research project as well as a detailed research schedule describing the library, archival, or collection resources to be consulted and outlining the timetable for the project’s completion. The deadline for the submission of the application is Friday, March 30, 2018.  The successful applicants will be notified by April 20.