30/01/2019

Türkiye Scholarships for Bachelor, Master & Doctoral Degrees (TURKEY)

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Tags: Turkey | 2019Calls | Bachelors | Masters | PhD


  • Deadline: 20 February 2019

Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to outstanding students to pursue full-time or short-term program at the top universities in Turkey. Programs open for application are: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs Applications will be open to applicants who wish to study at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.

The scholarship program offers programs at the 50 top and most prestigious universities in Turkey, and provides a compulsory one-year Turkish Language Course which ensures that all students acclimatize and adapt to the social and cultural environment they live in.

Türkiye Scholarships also provides assistance in all the necessary services and procedures for an international student to feel at home in Turkey. These include, providing a dormitory, health insurance, student bank account, and a student residence permit, as well as a one-year language course.

Apart from the basic services and assistance mentioned above, Türkiye Scholarships also offers social, cultural and academic guidance in the form of congresses, programs, seminars, international student academies, culture day gatherings, sports and arts related programs as well as training, internship opportunities, and career orientation programs.

Available programmes can be found here.

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

Non-Eligible Groups:

  • Turkish citizens and those who have lost Turkish citizenship

  • Students already registered in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying for.

What the Scholarship Covers

Full-Time Programs

Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • University and program placement

  • Monthly Stipend: 700 TL per month

  • Tuition Fee

  • Once-off Return Flight Ticket

  • Health Insurance

  • Accomodation

  • 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: 950 TL per month

  • PhD: 1400 TL per month

  • Tuition Fee

  • Once-off Return Flight Ticket

  • Health Insurance

  • Accomodation

  • 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

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