Sakıp Sabancı Center Summer Fellowship

Columbia University’s Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies is pleased to announce a competitive Summer Fellowship 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 stipend and is designed to support library, archival, and collection research in Turkey of no less than one month during the summer term. Language training in Turkey may be supported if qualified research needs can be demonstrated.

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.

2020 SAKIP SABANCI SUMMER FELLOWSHIP

Applications are now open for the 2020 Sakıp Sabancı Summer Fellowship.

Students who wish to apply for a Sakıp Sabancı Center Summer Fellowship should submit the following to Sharon Kim (sakipsabancicenter@columbia.edu), administrative coordinator for the Sakıp Sabancı Fellowship Program:

  1. CV
  2. Statement (500–1,500 words) explaining their research project
  3. 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 Monday, March 23, 2020. The successful applicants will be notified by the end of April.

Sakıp Sabancı Center Summer Fellows

Zeinab Azarbadegan
Department of History

Sahar Mor Bostock
Department of History

Matthew Ghazarian
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies

Aseel Najib
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies

Orçun Can Okan
Department of History

Ali Uğurlu
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies

Marlow Davis
Department of Slavic Languages

Ayşe Ercan
Department of Art History and Archaeology

Matthew Gillman
Department of Art History and Archaeology

Selim Karlıtekın
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies

Henny Ziai
Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies