British Institute at Ankara Research Scholarships

Last Updated on March 21, 2015

BIAA offers scholarship and fellowship for PhD research work in the fields of humanities, arts and social sciences to make students understand the importance of collaboration between BIAA and the republic of Turkey. Such opportunities are rare these days but BIAA has taken a step to bring forth the best researches for the betterment of both sides.

Scholarship Name:

British Institute at Ankara Research Scholarships

Study Institution: 

British Institute at Ankara will be accepting scholars for their research work.

Scholarship Honors to: 

The scholarship program is for students from England willing to do researches in Turkey, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia.

Scholarship Funded by: 

Scholarship grant will be funded by BIAA in UK for research period of 08 months.

Offered Program: 

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at PhD level research work and it is mandatory that scholars must have a vast interest in Turkish history and background mainly for the duration of  08 months.

Application Deadline:

Deadline to submit CV and covering letter is 15th October (annually) and further interviews after selection will take place on 08th November. Candidates must follow all the guidelines properly and shouldn’t be negligent as it can result in rejection.

Course Starts:

Selected candidates will be informed about the start of their research works and will be asked to send in proposals along with a cover detailed cover letter containing very related information.

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No of Scholarships:

BIAA have not given any specific number of scholarships. Students interested in taking their research work getting recognized internationally can apply for this opportunity freely.

Offered Study Fields:

It must be taken seriously that proposals from only following fields will be selected.

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts.

Note: The scholar will be asked to study archives, take picture make documents both electronic and hand written for two third part of the whole time of the research work and rest for study. It is necessary that the scholar can speak good English language and have proper knowledge of what he/ she will be doing there for a period of 8 months.

Who can apply?

British PhD scholars can apply for the fellowship and can get advantage from this opportunity.

Scholarship Benefits:

A stipend of 800 pounds will be provided to the researcher every month with onetime ticket fare for the flight of UK and Turkey. Accommodation will also be provided at the rate 9 pounds each night.


  • Following requirements must be met.
  • The candidate is required to at least have a master degree in arts, humanities or any field of social sciences.
  • The area of proposal must be related to black sea literature and Turkey.
  • The applicant must have a strong affiliation with UK-based academic institution.
  • He/she must provide every detail about him/herself and participants involved along with the organizer.

Key Reminder:

It is very important that a Detailed CV with a covering letter is submitted in time to the BIAA office showing their experiences and details of two referees through email to the address provided below.

Website Link:

  1. Visit scholarship website
  2. Visit provider website

Email all the details to the following address.

[email protected]

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