TÜBİTAK Academic Research Funding Programs Directorate (ARDEB) Funds

ARDEB 1000 – Support Program for Increasing Research and Development Potential of Universities

The aim of Support Program for Increasing Research and Development Potential of Universities is to support projects under call titles to be determined for increasing R&D potentials of universities.

Project Duration

Upper limit for project duration should be given in the project call announcement. Project duration should not exceed 36 months.

Project Budget

Upper limit of the project budget and other issues related to budget should be stated in the call announcement.

Application

Program accepts online application upon call announcement. Call titles to be opened, application conditions, call method and other specific calls will be determined and announced by TÜBİTAK Academic Research Funding Programs Directorate.

Evaluation

Evaluation method specific to call is determined and announced by TÜBİTAK Academic Research Funding Programs Directorate. TÜBİTAK Academic Research Funding Programs Directorate decides the project proposals which will be supported after evaluation.

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ARDEB 1001 – Support Program for Scientific and Technological Research Projects

The aim of Support Program for Scientific and Technological Research Projects is to support projects in compliance with the scientific rules to produce new knowledge, make scientific comments or provide solutions to technological problems. 

Project Duration:

Maximum duration for a project is 36 months.

Project Budget:

Upper limit of support for research projects is 720,000 TL for 2020 (including scholarship and excluding project promotion bonus and institutional share) without any budget limitation. Upper limits for budgets are given below:

 

Upper Limits for Scholarship Amount

Category

For persons who do not have any other source of income

For salary employees

Bachelor Student

750 TL/Monthly

-

Master’s Student

3000 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 500 TL is added)

550 TL/Monthly

Doctoral Student

3500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1000 TL is added)

650 TL/Monthly

Post-doctoral Researcher

4500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1500 TL is added)

-

It is also taken into consideration that machine and equipment requests should be balanced with the total budget and projects aiming to form infrastructure are not supported.

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ARDEB 1002 – Short Term R&D Funding Program

Short Term R&D Funding Program aims to provide support for urgent, short-term, small-budgeted research and development projects in universities, research hospitals and research institutions.

Project Duration:

Maximum duration for a project is 12 months.

Project Budget:

Upper limit of support provided to projects in Fast Support Program is 45,000 TL (including scholarship) in 2020. Project promotion bonus is not paid to project executive and researchers in this program. Upper limits for scholarships are given below:

 

Upper Limits for Scholarship Amount

Category

For persons who do not have any other source of income

For salary employees

 

Bachelor Student

750 TL/Monthly

-

 

Master’s Student

3.000 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 500 TL is added)

550 TL/Monthly

 

Doctoral Student

3.500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1000 TL is added)

650 TL/Monthly

 

Post-doctoral Student

4.500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1500 TL is added)

-

 

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ARDEB 1003 - Primary Subjects R&D Funding Program

The purpose of Primary Subjects R&D Funding Program is to support and to coordinate national R&D projects which are result oriented, have traceable targets and observe the dynamics of related scientific and technological fields within the scope of TÜBİTAK National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy.

Project Duration:

  • Maximum duration for small-scale projects is 24 months,
  • Maximum duration for mid-scale and large-scale projects is 36 months.

Project Budget:

Upper and lower limits for 2020 for projects supported in each scale (including scholarship, project promotion bonus, excluding institutional share and international researcher expenses) are given below:

  • Budget for small-scale projects: Up to 750,000 TL
  • Budget for middle-scale projects: 750,001 TL – 1,500,000 TL
  • Budget for large-scale projects: 1,500,001 TL -3,750,000 TL

Upper limits for scholarships are given below:

Upper Limits for Scholarship Amount

Category

For persons who do not have any other source of income

For salary-employees

Bachelor Student

750 TL/Monthly

-

Master’s Student

3.000 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 500 TL is added)

550 TL/Monthly

Doctoral Student

3.500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1.000 TL is added)

650 TL/Monthly

Post-doctoral Researcher

4.500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders 1.500 TL is added)

-

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ARDEB 1005 – National New Ideas and Products Research Support Program

The aim of National New Ideas and Products Research Support Program is to support applied researches and/or experimental development projects that will be reduced the technological foreign dependency and/or will be increased competitive strength in Turkey, devoted to developing a national or international new product, process, method and model.

Project Duration:

Maximum duration for a project is 18 months.

Project Budget:

Upper limit of support provided to projects is 300,000 TL (including scholarship, excluding project promotion bonus and institutional share) in 2020. Upper limits for scholarships are given below:

 

Upper Limits for Scholarship Amount

Category

For persons who do not have any other source of income

For salary-employees

 

Bachelor Student

750 TL/Monthly

-

 

Master’s Student

3000 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 500 TL is added)

550 TL/Monthly

 

Doctoral Student

3500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1000 TL is added)

650 TL/Monthly

 

Post-doctoral Researcher

4500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1500 TL is added. )

-

 

It is also taken into consideration that machine and equipment requests should be balanced with the total budget and projects aiming to form infrastructure are not supported.

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ARDEB 1007- Public Institutions Research Funding Program

In line with the decision taken in “Higher Council of Science and Technology” meeting on March 10, 2005 with the purpose of covering R&D needs of public institutions or solving their problems, Public Institutions Research Funding Program was initiated.

With the program, it is targeted to increase the adoption of supply method based on R&D rather than procurement in public institutions, to supply technological products and systems from national sources rather than foreign ones and to transfer sources that are transferred abroad for these products and systems to domestic production with less cost.

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ARDEB 3501 – Career Development Program

The aim of Career Development Program is to encourage scientists with PhD degrees and who are at the beginning of their scientific careers by supplying project funds for their studies. Supporting research of young researchers, it is aimed to maintain their careers as researchers and lecturers in the best possible way, improving the national scientific level and increasing the role of science in national development.

PROJECT DURATION

Maximum duration of a project is 36 months.

PROJECT BUDGET

Upper limit of support provided to projects under Career Development Program is 360,000 TL (including scholarship, excluding project promotion bonus and institutional share) in 2020 without any annual budget limitation.

 

Upper limits for scholarships are given below:

Upper Limits for Scholarship Amount

Category

For persons who do not have any other source of income

For salary employees

Bachelor Student

750 TL/Monthly

-

Master’s Student

3.000 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 500 TL is added)

550 TL/Monthly

Doctoral Student

3.500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1000 TL is added)

650 TL/Monthly

Post-doctoral Researcher

4.500 TL /Monthly
(For BİDEB scholarship holders, 1500 TL is added)

-

It is also taken into consideration that machine and equipment requests should be balanced with the total budget and projects aiming to form infrastructure are not supported.

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