Online Consular Service
Turkish Embassy
(Washington, D.C.)
Turkish Consulate General in New York
(New York, NY)

Funding Sources

Please note that grant application process should start 12-18 months ahead of planned project.
Institute of Turkish Studies(ITS)
ITS supports individual scholars for research on Turkish history, culture, contemporary political, social and economic developments in Turkey.
It also assists American universities to develop their library resources, scholarly conferences, and outreach activities in the field of Turkish Studies
ITS supports publication of books and journals to broaden the understanding and knowledge of Turkish history, society, politics and economics in the USA
ITS promotes better understanding of Turkish politics, economy, and society through conferences and lecture series.
Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF)
TCF provides grants and sponsorships in the areas of:
Education, Cultural Promotion, Festivals, Exhibitions, Turkish Cinema, Outreach and Worldwide Promotion, Tours, Cultural Preservation and Research.
American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)
ARIT provides grants for scholarly research in the field of humanities, fellowships, support for publications and language instruction for graduate level Turkish and American scholars. It has two brances in Istanbul an Ankara, Turkey.
Development Departments of Schools and Universities Director of Development is in charge of fundraising for schools and universities and would typically know of sources of funds for all kinds of expenses for students.
For example, a Director of Development would be able to access the graduate lists of his or her school by country of origin and may come up with alumni in the USA who would help a student
from that country. Or he or she would know of wealthy donors, who let the Director of development know in advance that they may support a student


Günay Evinch Saltzman & Evinch, P.C.
655 Fifteenth St NW, F Street Lobby Suite 225, Washington, DC
Tel: (202) 637-9877 Fax: (202) 637-9876
Fatih S. Gurk Attorney At Law
Tel: 1-856-303-2201
Tel: 1-212-385-0285
Barbaros M. Karaahmetoglu Karaahmetoglu Law Firm, PLLC
1500 Broadway, 21st Floor New York, NY 10036
Tel: 212-681-8313
Fax: 212-681-8315
Gokhan Kiran Attorney at Law
7137 Torresdale Ave. Phila, PA 19135
Tel: 215-331-4764
Fatma E. Marouf
Yasemin Elmas
Marouf Law Group, PLC
Tel: 213-386-3876
Fax: 213-386-2876
Baris Taylan Ellis & Ged, P.A. Attorneys at Law
7171 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33487
Tel: 561-995-1966 Fax: 561-953-0693

Medical Doctors

Dr. Gunsel Acikgoz (Specialty: N/A)
H: 215-482-0297 W: 215-762-7000
Dr. Istiklal Arikan (Specialty: Board Certified Internist)
Medicor Internal Medicine
W: 609-586-0300
2271 Highway 33, Suite 110
Hamilton, NJ 08690
Dr. Ferhan Beken (Specialty: Neuroligist)
Dr. Emre Beken (Specialty: N/A)
H: 732-254-1084 W: 732-657-4142
Dr. Unsal Calis (Specialty: Internist)
W: 610-745-5099
Dr. Kaya Colak (Specialty: N/A)
H: 610-891-1766
Dr. Doray Gurkaynak (Specialty: Optometrist )
Pearle Vision
W: 215-425-4340
Dr. Vedat Obuz Medical Director, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Lotus Medical Centers, 120 N. Warren Street, Trenton, N.J. 08608
W: 609-278-9700 Fax: 609-278-9744
Dr. Vedat Obuz
(2nd office)
2010 New Albany Road, Cinnaminson, N.J. 08077
W: 856-829-5466 Fax: 856-829-8922
Dr. Kenan Umar (Specialty: Neurologist and psychiatrist)
H: 610-584-1915


Pennmark Pharmacy (Owner:Esin Kadiev)
1735 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19146
Work: 215-425-1200

Social Services

Social Services for Seamen
Philadelphia, PA. Tel: 215-940-9900
SCI is the local chapter of a national institute and its mission is to serve the human needs of seafarers in the Philadelphia ports. It provides land transport, international telecommunications, social and recreational programs and emergency help for seamen and ships.
Immigrant and Refugee Services Nationalities Service Center
1216 Arch Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, Pa. 19107
Tel: 215-893-8400, Fax: 215-735-8715
Emergency/After Hour Tel: 215-735-7022
Nationalities Service Center which helps immigrants and refugees with legal issues, language and cultural differences, awareness of diversity of the US society. The website describes fully all the services provided by NSC including translations.
Various Services See Philadelphia Phone Book
Guide to Human Services are listed in the Blue pages of the Philadelphia telephone book.
Services are listed alphabetically. To cite a few examples: under M : Mental Health and Community Mental Health Centers are listed for the entire region. Under A, Alcohol and Drug Problems Centers are listed. Some other examples of services available Children and Youth, Family Marriage and Personal Problems (listed under Counseling), Food, Money, Clothing, Foster Care, Employment among others.

Funeral Services

Ozcan Gungor Work1: 973-345-6584
Work2: 973-626-8266



Mayda Elgin Lyon Aslan Translations (Court Interpreter Translator)
1375 River Road, Suite 1F
Edgewater, NJ 07020
Tel: 201-417-9983

Miscellaneous Services

Ilknur Basol Basil Catering
Chester Springs,PA
Tel: 610-425-8089
Sibel Esma Awan Professional Make-up Artist ( for weddings and special events )
Tel: 267-767-8726
Sukran Kiran Travel Agent
1211 S Fairview St. Delran NJ 08075
Tel: 1-856-461-5264
(Fatma) Fay Loomis Ramagli GMAC Real Estate
2369 Bristol Rd. Bensalem,PA 19020
Mobile: 215 620 3604
Office: 215 750 1000 ext. 104
Sultan Taskin Sr. Loan Officer
Eagle Nationwide Mortgage Company
1300 Market Street, Suite 204 Wilmington DE, 19801
C: (302)-4381394 W: (800)-641-6130 ext. 14 F: (888)-396-9997
Twin’s Auto Repair, Inc Mechanic
4210 Woodburn Rd Levittown, PA 19057
Tel: 215-547-6632
New Executive Auto Repair Inc Mechanic
6810 Marshall Rd Upper Darby PA 19082
Tel: 610-352-3820

Turkish Restaurants

Cafe Fulya 727 South 2nd Street – Philadelphia, PA 19147
Tel: 267-909-9937
ISOT Restaurant 622 South 6th Street – Philadelphia, PA 19147
Tel: 267-457-3622
Firinji 54 E. Lancaster Ave Ardmore, PA 19003
Tel: 610-658-6246
Mediterranean Restaurant 4313 Route 130 South, Edgewater Park, New Jersey 08010
Tel: 609-835-7300
Fax: 609 835 8559
Star Manti 4000 Rt. 130N Heritage Square Plaza Delran, NJ 08075
Tel: 856-461-0024
Toros Restaurant 489 Hazel Street, Clifton NJ 07011
Tel: 973-772-8032

Turkish Markets

Queen Village Food Market 629 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: 215-625-2406
Fax: 215-625-2405

Turkish Cooking

Turkish Cuisine (in English and Turkish) Web:
Turkish Recipes (in Turkish) Web:
Turkish Recipes (in English) Web:

Universities in Philadelphia Region

Art Institute of Philadelphia Web:
Bryn Mawr College Web:
Bucks County Community College Web:
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Web:
Contact: Dr. Norma George1, Director of International Programs Tel: 610-399-2416
Community College of Philadelphia Web:
The Curtis Institute of Music Web:
Delaware County Community College Web:
Drexel University Web:
Eastern University Web:
Gwynedd-Mercy College Web:
Harcum College Web:
Haverford College Web:
La Salle University Web:
Lincoln University Web:
Contact: Ms. Constance Lundy2, Director International Programs and Services Tel: 484-365-7785
Montgomery County Community College Web:
Moore College of Art and Design Web:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Web:
Peirce College Web:
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Web:
Philadelphia University Web:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Web:
Rosemont College Web:
Rowan University Web:
Rutgers University Web:
Saint Joseph’s University Web:
Salus University Web:
Swarthmore College Web:
Temple University Web:
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College Web:
Thomas Jefferson University Web:
University of the Arts Web:
University of Pennsylvania Web:
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Web:
Villanova University Web:
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