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IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship, 2024-2025
Tuesday, July 16, 2024

IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship, 2024-2025

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 LEVEL : Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, Postdoctoral, Research
 FUNDING : Fully Funded
 PLACE : Türkiye
STATUS : Closed

Applications are now open for the 2024-2025 IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship for international students. The YTB-IsDB Joint Scholarship Program is available for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degree studies. The jointly funded scholarship program is open to students from IsDB Member Countries and Muslim Communities around the globe to study at prestigious Turkish universities. The application process is online and neither IsDB nor Turkiye Burslari does not charge any fees at any stage of the scholarship process

Jointly funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Türkiye Bursları, the IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship program aims to provide educational opportunities for academically meritorious students from eligible countries to pursue full-time studies in Turkey. The program will give a special focus on sustainability sciences to empower communities and assist them in achieving their national and global development plans including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Turkish Government Research Scholarship and the Turkish Government Scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate studies are two other prestigious scholarships to study in Turkey.

Most programs in Turkish universities are instructed in the Turkish language. However, candidates who wish to study in English must provide evidence of language proficiency (TOEFL or other equivalent certificates). Most of these programs require international admission test scores, such as GRE, GMAT, SAT etc. Candidates must check the language of instruction while selecting their chosen program in the application system.

Nowadays, Turkey is among the countries that welcome international students. In fact, around 150 thousand international students, are currently studying in Turkey. If you wish to learn the Turkish language for free online like in Turkish language institutes, please click here.

Program Details

  • Host Institution: Partner Turkish Universities (available in the application system) in Turkey.
  • Eligible Program: Bachelor’s, Masters or PhD Programs in a wide range of fields of study offered at participating Turkish Universities (Full details below).
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: Candidate’s program duration.
  • Target group: Full details below.

IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship Benefits

The YTB-IsDB Scholarship is a fully funded program that will provide the following benefits to successful candidates:

  1. University and program placement;
  2. Monthly Stipend;
  3. Tuition Fee;
  4. Round trip flight;
  5. Health Insurance;
  6. Accommodation support;
  7. Academic and professional programs;
  8. One year Turkish Language Course.

Eligible Countries, Universities, Offered Programs and Teaching Language

Please click on the corresponding link below to download a PDF document that shows eligible countries, available programs, universities that provide the program and the language of instruction.

  • Associate degree applicants: Click on this link to see the list of eligible countries, offered programs by various universities.
  • Bachelor’s degree applicants: Click on this link to see the list of eligible countries, offered programs by host institutions.
  • Master’s degree applicants: Click on this link to see the list of eligible countries, offered programs by various universities.
  • PhD degree applicants: Click on this link to see the list of eligible countries, offered programs by host institutions.

IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship Eligibility

To apply for this program to study in Turkey, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. be a citizen of one of the countries in the files above.
  2. be medically fit and willing to undergo medical tests after selection.
  3. a research proposal in one of the fields of study of the program stating its scientific and development relevance to the community/country (Only for PhD applicants).
  4. choose a field of study listed among the approved disciplines of the program.
  5. meet other requirements of the choosen program.

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How to Apply for the IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship

Eligible candidates for this government scholarship, must click on the apply button below to create an account on the Turkish Scholarship Online Application System. Those who have created an account in the past can use it for their application. Please log in, follow the instructions to fill out the form, upload the required documents, and submit your application.

Note : For associate degree and bachelor degree the scholarship is an interest-free loan (Qard-Hasan) to the students and a grant to the LDMCs to which they belong (since repayment is not made to lsDB but to a local trust). The associate degree and bachelor degree students are required to repay the loan after graduation and employment, in easy installments, to the lsDB Education Trust (IET), a Waqf set up (or to be set up) in the students’ countries.

Required Documents

  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. Diploma or temporary certificate of Graduation;
  4. Academic transcripts (online screenshots and uncertified transcripts will undermine the evaluation of your application);
  5. Language test scores (if required by the chosen university program);
  6. A research proposal and an example of your written work (for PhD applicants only).

Note : Applications delivered by post, courier, or by hand will not be accepted. Please upload all required documents to the online application system. Candidates are strongly advised to carefully read the instructions and warnings in the application system. Applications can be submitted in 8 languages (Turkish, Arabic, English, French, Russian, Bosnian, Persian and Spanish).

The deadline to apply is . For more details on the IsDB Turkish Government Scholarship for international students, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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