1. Turkish Cultural Foundation Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art
The goal of the TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art program is to recognize and assist individuals whose scholastic achievements reflects the commitment of the Turkish Cultural Foundation to research, document, preserve and promote Turkey’s cultural heritage and contemporary art and culture.
The Fellowship is awarded for outstanding papers published in the area of Turkish cultural and social studies, as well as to support the participation of scholars in leading conferences in this subject area.
Since its launch, 90 scholars have been awarded the TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.
2. TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship for Artists, Scholars and Museum Professionals
Since its establishment, the Turkish Cultural Foundation has been providing support to numerous artists and professionals in the arts and culture to foster artistic and cultural exchanges across the globe. For over a decade, TCF grants have supported the participation of artists, scholars and museum staff in international conferences, cultural performances, exhibitions and residencies to share and advance their knowledge and art.
In 2012, the Turkish Cultural Foundation established the TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship to group these grants into a program. The TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship aims to support international exchanges between artists, as well as professional working in fields related to the arts and culture. The Fellowship will be awarded competitively each year to Turkish and non-Turkish artists and other culture professionals. Individuals can apply for this TCF Fellowship to participate in a variety of programs, including conferences, exhibitions, festivals, collaborative projects in art and culture, as well as residency programs. The Fellowship award ranges from $1,000 to $2,000.
Since the program’s inception, 112 individuals have been awarded the TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.