Deadline: 31 March 2015 Open to:
international students (non-Turkish)
Scholarship: monthly stipend (600 TL for undergraduate, 850 TL for master and 1200 TL for PhD ); full tuition fee, Turkish language course, accommodation, round-trip air ticket and health insurance
Türkiye Scholarships is an international scholarship program funded by Government of Turkey that aims to improve mutual understanding with other countries and to contribute to the global knowledge with people oriented approach. Applications for Türkiye Scholarships for undergraduate, master and PhD programmes are now open. Türkiye Scholarships include both scholarship and university placement at the same time. Applicants will be placed in a university and programme among their preferences specified in the online application form. Most programmes in Turkish universities are instructed in Turkish. However, some departments and universities offer programmes in English or French. The candidates who want to study in these languages need to have an internationally recognized certificate to prove their language proficiency. Also, most of these foreign language programmes may ask international admission test scores such as GRE, GMAT etc.
Candidates can check the language of instruction while selecting the programmes.
To be eligible for Undergraduate programs applicants must: be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship before cannot apply), not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying, be have graduated or are likely to graduate from a secondary education institution, be under the age of 21 (no earlier than 01.01.1994), have at least specified (% 90 for medical sciences, % 70 for other undergraduate programs) cumulative grade point average, diploma grade, national exam or international exam score, be in good health.
To be eligible for Postgraduate programs applicants must:
be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship before cannot apply) not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying. be a bachelor’s or master’s degree holder by 30th of July 2015 at the latest be under the age of 30 for master’s programmes (no earlier than 01.01.1985) be under the age of 35 for doctorate programmes (no earlier than 01.01.1980) have at least 75 % cumulative grade point average or diploma grade over their maximum graduation grade or have at least 75 % success in any accepted national or international graduate admissions test. be in good health.
The scholarship covers: Monthly stipend (600 TL for undergraduate, 850 TL for master and 1200 TL for PhD ) Full tuition fee; Free 1-year Turkish language course; Free accommodation; Round-trip air ticket; Health insurance. Application Candidates can apply only one scholarship programme in accordance with their educational background and academic goals and they must apply online after registering HERE.
The required documents for Undergraduate level are: Online application; A copy of a secondary school diploma or document indicating that the candidate is secondary school senior student; A certified secondary school transcript (indicating courses taken and relevant grades of the candidate); A copy of a valid ID card (passport, national ID, birth certificate etc.); Passport photo. The required documents for Postgraduate level are: Online application; A copy of a bachelor or master’s diploma or document indicating that the candidate is bachelor or master’s senior student; A certified bachelor and/or master’s transcript (indicating courses taken and relevant grades of the candidate); A copy of a valid ID card (passport, national ID, birth certificate etc.); Passport photo. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2015. For further information please visit the official website