Application period for the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme's 2019-2020 Academic Year started on 4 October.
It is one of the most prestigious scholarship programmes in Turkey.
The application deadline is 4 December 2018.
It is planned that approximately 180 scholarships will be granted for the 2019-2020 academic year: 50% of the scholarships will be allocated to the public sector, 30% to the universities and 20% to the private sector.
The 100% EU-funded Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme supports Turkey in its efforts towards Accession by strengthening Turkey’s administrative capacity for the implementation of the EU acquis. The programme provides opportunities to applicants from the public sector as well as universities, NGOs, private sector and graduate students to carry out their post-graduate studies in EU acquis-related areas in the EU Member States. In this way, young professionals' perspective and perception of the European integration process is broadened and the bonds between young Turkish professionals and those of the EU is strengthened.
Persons who are currently: •working in the public sector in Turkey, •working in the private sector in Turkey, •working in the universities as academic or administrative staff or studying as senior or graduate students in Turkey may apply to the Programme.
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On the ocasion of the official visit to Turkey of H. E. the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Prof. Dr. Augusto Santos Silva, a photo exhibition entitled "Portugal - The Clouds and the Lighthouse" by Burak Doğansoysal will be inaugurated at the University of Ankara (Rectory, Centennial Hall), followed by a lecture entitled "How can the University help Diplomacy?" by H. E. the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The event is organized by the Embassy of Portugal and the Center for Latin American Studies of the University of Ankara (LAMER) and will start at 3:00 p.m. on 17 october.
The applications for the Calouste Gulbenkian Human Rights Award, edition 2017, will be open until May 31.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Human Rights Prize, awards individual or collective non-profit persons who are internationally distinguished, especially in the area of refugees.
The jury will be headed by former President of the Portuguese Republic, Jorge Sampaio.
All the related information is available in the website of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, namely the rules of the award, information about previous editions, as well as the online form to present the application: