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Türkiye Scholarships 2021 Applications

Türkiye Scholarships applications for 2021 will be received in one period, and applications will be open between 10th January- 20th February 2021 for international students from all countries.


Apart from providing education opportunities at an international calibre as well as a wealth of knowledge and experience, Turkey offers scholarships to international students from all over the world to study in the most prestigious universities in Turkey.



Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to outstanding students and researchers to pursue a full-time or short-term program at the top universities in Turkey.


Türkiye Scholarships aims to build a network of future leaders committed to strengthening cooperation among countries and mutual understanding among societies.


What is unique about Türkiye Scholarships?


What makes Türkiye Scholarships unique is that it’s not only inclusive of financial support, tuition fee, accommodation and health insurance but also provides university placement and academic, social and cultural facilities to its awardees at all levels of higher education.



Programs and Levels of Study


Programs open for application are: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs

Applications will be open to applicants who wish to study at bachelor’s, masters and doctoral levels.

Other programs such as Research Scholarships, Success Scholarships, and KATİP have different application periods and are announced regularly on our website and social media channels


What the Scholarship Covers

Full-Time Programs

Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • University and program placement

  • Monthly Stipend: 800 TL per month

  • Tuition Fee

  • Once-off Return Flight Ticket

  • Health Insurance

  • Accommodation

  • One year Turkish Language Course

Length of award: 1 year Turkish Language course + 4-6 years (depending on the normal duration of the program)



Postgraduate Scholarship Program

  • University and program placement

  • Monthly Stipend:

  • Master’s: 1,100 TL per month

  • PhD: 1,600 TL per month

  • Tuition Fee

  • Once-off Return Flight Ticket

  • Health Insurance

  • Accommodation

  • One year Turkish Language Course

Length of award:

  • Master’s: 1 year Turkish Language course + 2 years

  • PhD: 1 year Turkish Language course + 4 years


Short-Term Programs

Success Scholarship Program (1 year)

  • Monthly Stipend:

  • Bachelor's: 450 TL per month

  • Master’s: 600 TL per month

  • PhD: 900 TL per month


Success scholarship program does not cover accommodation and other amenities



Research Scholarship Program (3-10 months)

  • Monthly Stipend: 3,000 TL per month

Research scholarship does not cover accommodation and other amenities



Turkish Language & Culture Programs

Turkish Language Programme for Public Officials and Academicians [KATİP] (8-10 months)

  • Monthly Stipend: 2,000 TL per month

  • Once-off Return Flight Ticket

  • Accommodation

  • Turkish Language Course


Basic Criteria for Applying


Minimum Academic Criteria:

  • Minimum academic achievement for Bachelor’s degree applicants: 70%

  • Minimum academic achievement for Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants: 75%

  • Minimum academic achievement for Health Science (Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy) applicants: 90%

Age Criteria:

  • To be under the age of 21 for Undergraduate programs

  • To be under the age of 30 for Master’s programs

  • To be under the age of 35 for Doctorate programs


Eligibility

Eligible Groups:

  • Citizens of all countries

  • Graduates or applicants who are able to graduate at the end of the current academic year (before September 2019)

  • Researchers and academicians



Required Documents

All candidates must submit the following documents during online application:

  1. A valid National Identification Document OR a valid Passport

  2. A recent Photo of the candidate (Please note that the photo you upload into the Application system must be a proper portrait of yourself, candidate photos which are not identifiable will undermine the evaluation of your application)

  3. National exam scores (required for candidates who do not possess any international qualification or certification)

  4. Diploma or temporary certificate of Graduation

  5. Academic transcripts (online screenshots and uncertified transcripts will undermine the evaluation of your application)

  6. International exam scores (GRE, GMAT, DELF, YDS, YÖS …etc. if required by the chosen university & program)

  7. Language test scores (if required by the chosen university & program)

  8. A research proposal and an example of your written work (for PhD applicants only)

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