Friday, May 07, 2021

Turkish Government Scholarship for International Students, 2021-2022

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

Applications for the 2021-2022 Turkish Government Scholarship program will be received from January 10, to February 20, 2021. Türkiye bursları (Turkish Scholarship) is a Fully Funded program that is available for Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral degree studies. The Scholarship is open to outstanding international students from all over the world willing to pursue full-time or short-term program at prestigious Turkish universities.

This scholarship program to study in Turkey is opened for a variety of programs available at Turkish universities. Please click here if you wish to apply for the Turkish Government Research Scholarship program. The Turkish government-funded Scholarship aims to build a network of future leaders committed to strengthening cooperation among countries and mutual understanding among societies.

The number of international students studying in higher education institutions in Turkey has increased by 75% in the last 10 years. By referring to recent Statistics, approximately 150 thousand international students (including 17 thousand scholarship holders), are currently studying in Turkey. This make Turkey, one of the most international student welcoming countries in the world.

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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 (available in the application system).
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: Undergraduate (1 year Turkish Language course + 4-6 years), Master’s (1 year Turkish Language course + 2 years), PhD (1 year Turkish Language course + 4 years).
  • Target group: Open to Citizens of all countries except Turkish citizens and those who have lost their Turkish citizenship.

Turkish Government Scholarship Benefits

Selected candidates for the Turkish Government Scholarship will have the following advantages:

  1. University and program placement;
  2. Monthly Stipend allowance;
  3. Tuition Fee;
  4. Once-off Return Flight Ticket;
  5. Health Insurance;
  6. Accommodation;
  7. One year Turkish Language Course.

Turkish Government Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants must meet the Turkish scholarship requirements shown below in order to apply for the program:

  1. Be a citizen of any country except Turkish citizens and those who have lost their Turkish citizenship
  2. Minimum Academic Criteria (minimum academic achievement for):
    • Bachelor’s degree applicants: 70%;
    • Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants: 75%;
    • Health Science (Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy) applicants: 90%
  3. Age Criteria (be under the age of):
    • 21 for Undergraduate programs;
    • 30 for Master’s programs;
    • 35 for Doctorate programs.
  4. Graduates or applicants who are able to graduate at the end of the current academic year (before September 2021) can apply.

Similar opportunities

  1. Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship;
  2. Government of Azerbaijan Scholarship for International Students;
  3. Government of Romania Scholarship;
  4. Government of Hungary Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship;
  5. Chinese Government Scholarship;
  6. French Government Scholarship;
  7. Swedish Government Scholarship.

Turkish Government Scholarship Application instructions

The Turkish Scholarship application is only available through the online application platform. Therefore, international students must click on the apply button below, create an account and login to fill the application form. Those who have created an account in the past can use it for their application. Please log in, follow instructions to fill the form, upload required documents and submit your application.

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. 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).

Please Note: Applications delivered by post, courier, or by hand will not be accepted. Please upload all required documents in the online application system. Candidates are strongly advised to carefully read the instructions and warnings in the application system.

To facilitate application processing and admission at universities, applicants are strongly advised to use their passport (not compulsory) as identification document, or at least hold and present a valid passport during the scholarship interviews.

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  1. I hold a bachelor’s degree in documentary information science and I need a scholarship from the Turkish government.

  2. I hold a Master’s degree of medicine , i am pursuing for PHD and I need a scholarship from the Turkish government.

  3. Dear/sir
    my name is Abdulhadi I am from Ethiopia.Having opportunity to study
    at Turkiye is great chance. please I need information about koc university scholarship,especially Deadline.

    Stay safe!!

  4. Dear Sir ,
    I am Saidou v Sacko, a high school graduate from Guinea Conakry, am interested and need fully funded scholarship from Turkey Government
    This is WhatsApp No +224 657 04 98 93

  5. Sir
    Would love to widen knowledge by studying in one of the best universities in Turkey under a scholarship program…I am from Cameroon

  6. Assalamu alaikum
    Hi my brothers it’s okay i have a question for you For people who have their results it’s always written in their applications (Expected for the evaluation) Where has it changed thank you so much

  7. sir, please inform me that what do you mean by 75% mark for masters degree. how many CGPA i have to achieve ?
    is 75% meant by cgpa- 3.00 out of 4.00??

    1. These requirements have been specified by YTB, the Turkish government’s institution that is in charge of the scholarship. So you may reach them through the official page button for more details.

  8. Aww I’m from Ethiopia.Because of our world’s current situation covid-19 most institutions in our country are not working like,passport is not given for all applicants except who need it urgently,like who got DV,scholars and invitations from other,that means I can get my passport after I got my scholar if I,can I apply with out my passport and submit it later?

  9. how can i apply to this scholarship have being trying a lot of times. just need the online form. how can i get it?

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

    what does it mean?

    My bachelor’s result is 2.63 ….is it enough?

  11. Does someone with a master’s degree apply for a master’s in another related program scholarship in turkey?

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