$3,000 Doctorate Degree METU University Scholarship

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Host organization:

  • Scholarship Name: METU University Scholarship
  • Organization: METU University
  • Scholarship year: 2020
  • Country: Turkey
  • Organization: METU University
  • Study level: Doctorate
  • Scholarship specialty: Management, Law, Economics, Political Science
  • Grant amount: $ 3,000
  • Application deadline: December 31, 2020

Description of the award:

Applications are invited for several doctorates. and postdoc at METU with an interdisciplinary research project funded by the CER on the neolithic transition in South-West Asia.

We are looking for candidates with backgrounds in molecular biology, population genetics, anthropology, archeology and computer science.

The work will be carried out at METU, Ankara, in collaboration with Hacettepe University and major Neolithic excavations in the region, notably in Çatalhöyük and Aşıklıhöyük.

Provided that the student has successfully completed the first two semesters of an undergraduate program, excluding the preparatory period, and that his cumulative average (CGPA) places them among the top 3% of the total students undergraduate enrolled in this particular program, excluding the tdose attending Prep School classes;

  • Students who have reached an N-CGPA (Cumulative Weighted Average) in the range of 3.50 to 3.74 on the basis of a 4-point scale become eligible to receive a “merit scholarship”, which pupil at 450 TL per month, covering October, November, December and January of the following autumn semester; and February, March, April and May of the spring semester.
  • Students who have reached 3.75 or more N-CGPA on a 4-point scale become eligible to receive an excellence scholarship, which amounts to 650 TL per month, covering October, November, December and January of the semester the ‘next fall; and February, March, April and May of the spring semester.

The chair of the campus board has the discretion to make the final decision on matters such as:

  • The exact number of students who will receive a merit scholarship from tdose who meet the aforementioned eligibility criteria, in cases where the corresponding value of 3% of students enrolled in the program (excluding tdose attending Prep School classes ) is a decimal number or less tdan 2,
  • Whether to increase the scholarship quota, in cases where several candidates have reached exactly the same cumulative weighted average (GPA) and are eligible for the scholarship.

How to Apply:

Please apply via the link below.

Other Information:

For the doctoral students, the positions will be of a duration of 4 years and the students will follow the graduate studies programs METU and / or Hacettepe University. Note that the METU programs are in English.

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