Offering a DREAM Project

It should be noted that academic staff get involved in DREAM on a voluntary basis. Offered projects are listed on the DREAM website each academic semester. For each project, the following details are required:

  • Project title
  • Name and email address of the faculty mentor(s)
  • Project description (max 500 words)
  • Project requirements
    • Any essential criteria that is critical for the students (prior experience/knowledge on specific topics, courses expected to be taken, etc.)
    • Timing restrictions (start and end dates, duration, etc.)
    • Does this project offer an opportunity to develop into a senior project?
    • Provide funding source(s), e.g., TUBITAK, BAP (if any).

Once You Have Recruited a Student

  • Discuss your expectations regarding your DREAM project so that the student has a clear under-standing of your expectations and project deliverables.
  • Review and approve the student’s DREAM application by signing it.
  • Make sure that the student submits his/her application form.
  • Prepare a report on the performance of your student(s) at the end of each semester.
    • Provide a brief summary of their contributions to your research group.
    • Provide a list of outcomes of their DREAM project(s) (publications, presentations, media ap-pearances, etc.)

Evaluations

Assess the progress of your student(s). Provide a 1-2 pages long report on the performances of your students, addressing the following topics:

  • Discuss your expectations regarding your DREAM project so that the student has a clear under-standing of your expectations and project deliverables.
  • Their contributions to your research group,
  • Their accomplishments (published papers, media appearances, awards, etc.), and
  • Any general comments about the DREAM initiative.
The deadlines for the evaluations will be posted on the program webpage.