scholarships, fellowships and grants

major project grants

Co-author of Proposal and Member of the Advisory Board: “The Book of Books: Hernando Colón’s Libro de los Epítomes.” Principal Investigator: Matthew James Driscoll, Arnamagnæan Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (Apr 2020 – Apr 2023). Funding Agency: Carlsberg Foundation. Award Amount: 4,200,000.- DKK (approx. 700,000.-USD / 525,000 GBP)

Principal Investigator: “Transtextual Networks in the European Middle Ages: A Digital Corpus of the Trojan Narrative in Latin Manuscripts.” Arnamagnæan Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (Aug 2016 – Aug 2018). Funding Agency: European Commission. Award Amount: 200,194.80 EUR (approx. 250,000.-USD / 180,000 GBP)

short-term teaching, research, professional development and project grants

Professional Development Grant for attending the Ligatus Summer School 2021. Funding from the University of Kansas, USA (Apr 2021)

Erasmus Plus Staff Mobility Grant for Two-Week Summer School Teaching at the University of Iceland. Funding from the European Commission (Aug 2018)

Project Grant for Organising the Networks and Neighbours 3rd Annual Symposium in Leeds, UK. Funding from the School of History Student Experience Fund, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK (May 2015)

Scaliger Fellowship for Four-Week Manuscript Research in Leiden University Libraries. Funding from the Scaliger Institute, Leiden University Libraries, Leiden, the Netherlands (May 2014)

Project Grant for Organising the Medieval Studies in the Digital Age Seminar and Workshop Series (Nov 2014 – May 2015). Funding from the School of History Student Experience Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Oct 2014)

Project Grant for Organising a Two-Day Workshop on Fundamentals of Text Encoding and Medieval Manuscripts as Part of Medieval Studies in the Digital Age Seminar and Workshop Series (Nov 2014 – May 2015). Funding from the LEAP Researcher Training Hub Postgraduate Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Jul 2014)

Project Grant for Organising the Networks and Neighbours 2nd Annual Symposium in Curitiba, Brazil. Funding from the School of History Extraordinary Research Student Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Nov 2013)

Travel Bursary for Manuscript Research in Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vatican City in Sep 2014. Funding from the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature, Oxford, UK (Oct 2013)

Scholarship for Attending Text Encoding for Codicology Training School at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Germany). Funding from the European Cooperation in Science and Technology – COST Action IS1005: Medioevo Europeo: Medieval Cultures & Technological Resources (Mar 2013)

Travel Grant for Manuscript Research in France and Belgium in Apr 2013. Funding from the School of History Extraordinary Research Student Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Dec 2012)

Project Grant for Organising a Masterclass on the Chronicle of Fredegar Led by Professor Paul Fouracre (University of Manchester) and Dr Roger Collins (University of Edinburgh). Funding from the School of History Student Experience Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Jan 2012)

scholarships 

University of Leeds (UK) Institute for Medieval Studies Endowment Fund PhD Scholarship (2011 – 2014)

Fondation Ousseimi (Switzerland) Postgraduate Scholarship for MA in Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds (2002 – 2003)

İstanbul Bilgi University (Turkey) Faculty of Science and Letters Senior Merit Scholarship (2000 – 2001)

St. John Fisher College (USA) – İstanbul Bilgi University (Turkey) International Summer School Full Fee Waiver (2000)

İstanbul Bilgi University (Turkey) Working Student Grant (1997 – 2000)

İstanbul Bilgi University (Turkey) Undergraduate Scholarship (1996 – 2001)

conference and travel grants

Conference Grant for Presenting a Paper at the Seventeenth Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society: Precarious Lives: Loss, Recovery and/or Survival of MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350–1550, Bangor University, Bangor, UK. Funding from the University of Kansas, USA (Apr 2021)

Conference Grant for Organising Sessions and Presenting a Paper at the International Medieval Congress 2021, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. Funding from the University of Kansas, USA (Feb 2021)

Conference Grant for Presenting a Paper at the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA. Funding from the University of Kansas, USA (Feb 2021)

Conference Grant for Speaking at a Roundtable at the Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting 2021. Funding from Iter-New Technologies and Renaissance Studies (Jan 2021)

Travel Grant for Organising Sessions at the International Medieval Congress 2019, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. Funding from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Feb 2019)

Travel Grant for Presenting a Paper at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Funding from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Dec 2018)

Travel Bursary for Presenting a Paper at the 20th Biennial New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies, New College, Sarasota, FL, USA (Feb 2018)

Travel Bursary for Attending the Sidonius, His Words, and His World Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK. Funding from the School of History Research Student Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Nov 2014)

Travel Bursary for Attending the Network for the Study of Caroline Minuscule Inaugural Colloquium, University of Cambridge, UK (May 2014)

Travel Bursary for Attending the Digital Diplomatics 2013 Conference, Archives nationales de France, France. Funding from the School of History Research Student Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Nov 2013)

Travel Bursary for Attending the Digipal Syposium, King’s College, UK. Funding from the School of History Research Student Fund, University of Leeds, UK (Sep 2013)

Postgraduate Bursary for Presenting a Paper at the British Comparative Literature Association XII International Conference, University of Essex, UK (Jul 2013)

Travel Bursary for Presenting a Paper at the Seventh Century Colloquium, University of Edinburgh, UK (May 2013)

Graduate Student Bursary for Presenting a Paper at the 3rd Biennial Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium, University of Oxford, UK (Jul 2012)

Postgraduate Bursary for Attending the Making of Medieval History Project (Nov 2011 – Jul 2012). Funding from the White Rose Universities Consortium (Leeds, Sheffield, and York, UK) (Nov 2011)

Invited Speaker to Classical & Medieval Studies, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, USA (Sep 2020)

Invited Speaker to 12th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA (May 2019)

Invited Speaker to Collecting Knowledge, Creating Knowledge: Medieval Miscellanies between Authorial Strategies and Selective Reception, University of Cambridge, UK (Feb 2016)

Invited Speaker to the I Encontro Internacional de História Antiga e Medieval na Amazônia, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil (Apr 2014)