Other Information


Applicants are advised to request information concerning visa requirements at a Turkish Consulate as early as possible.

Funding opportunities

Applicants from the USA for the advanced level courses may be eligible for financial support by the American Research Institute in Turkey. Those interested can contact Ms. Nancy Leinwand at leinwand@sas.upenn.edu. ARIT: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/

Applicants from American universities may inquire about funding through FLAS and Mellon grants from the Near Eastern Departments and/or Centers for Middle Eastern Studies of their universities.

All applicants, including those who have applied for financial support from their home universities or other sources, are expected to submit an application form to the Turkish Language and Culture Program by the application deadline. We are sorry to inform you that we will not be able to process late and/or incomplete applications.

To meet personal expenses during their stay in Istanbul, participants are advised to have a minimum of US$750.