To be eligible:

Host applicant

  • Only Turkish universities are eligible to host a Distinguished Visiting Fellow or Mission.
  • Applications will only be accepted from academics who are employed by the Turkish host university.
  • The Academy defines ‘engineering’ broadly and includes ICT and materials. If you are unsure if your department or the chosen subject area qualifies as engineering please contact the Programme Manager.
  • Applications from commercial centres of excellence are not accepted, although visits to such centres may form part of the planned activities.

Visitor (Individual Award)

  • The visitor must be currently employed by a UK University or academic centre of excellence in engineering, which includes governmental research organisations. If you are unsure if your proposed visitor qualifies please contact the Programme Manager.
  • The visitor should be distinguished and eminent in their field of engineering. This has no precise definition and applicants are expected to provide evidence of the visitor’s standing in the application form.
  • Visitors from commercial centres of excellence are not eligible for this scheme.

Visitors (Group Award)

  • A Group is counted as four or more Visiting Fellows who must travel to Turkey at the same time
  • The visitors must be currently employed by a UK University or academic centre of excellence in engineering, which includes governmental research organisations. The visitors do not need to be employed by the same UK university, but one of the visitors will need to be the nominated lead co-applicant and their organisation will be the lead UK organisation through which the award will be payable. If you are unsure if your proposed visitors qualify please contact the Programme Manager.
  • The visitors should be distinguished and eminent in their field of engineering. This has no precise definition and applicants are expected to provide evidence of the visitor’s standing in the application form.
  • Visitors from commercial centres of excellence are not eligible for this scheme.

 

Diversity

As part of the Academy’s commitment to and celebration of diversity we welcome applicants and/or visitors from minority groups and especially from women who are under-represented in engineering. All applications will be judged purely on their own merit.