Arit Summer Fellowship for Studying Turkish Language

The American Research Institute now invites U.S students to apply ARIT SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS FOR INTENSIVE ADVANCED TURKISH LANGUAGE STUDY AT BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY, ISTANBUL. The candidates should be currently enrolling undergraduate and graduate program with very good grade. Up to 15 fellows will be selected to receive fully funded award award including tuition fees and travel cost. Closing date of application is February 6, 2017.

Fellowship Description
For summer 2017, the American Research Institute in Turkey will offer approximately 15 fellowships for advanced students for participation in the summer program in intensive advanced Turkish language at Boğaziçi University* in Istanbul. This intensive program offers the equivalent of one full academic year of study in Turkish at the college level. The fellowships cover round-trip airfare to Istanbul, application and tuition fees, and a maintenance stipend.

Award Value
The successful fellows may expect to receive award that cover round-trip airfare to Istanbul, application and tuition fees, and a maintenance stipend.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in language studies

Place of Study
At BOĞAZİÇİ University Istambul, Turkey.

Eligibility and Criteria
Before applying this fellowship, please make sure that you are qualified candidate based on the following conditions:

  • Be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level academic program
  • Have a minimum B average in current program of study; and
  • Perform at the high-intermediate level on a proficiency-based admissions examination

Applicants’ Nationality
Only U.S students are eligible to apply.

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Application Instruction
To apply this fellowship, please provide the following documents:

  • Application form and statement of purpose
  • Three letters of reference
  • Application fee in the amount of $25 via Paypal.

The application form can be downloaded at the application link below. You may also contact Dr. Sylvia Önder for requesting the materials.

Submission Deadline
6 February 2017

Contact Details
Director, Dr. Sylvia Önder
Division of Eastern Mediterranean Languages Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies
Georgetown University
210 North Poulton Hall
1437 – 37th Street N.W.
Washington D.C. 20007
[aritfellowship at]
or Nancy Leinwand at ARIT
[leinwand at]

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