Turkey Government Scholarships

Turkey government provides many scholarships to international students to pursue associate, undergraduate, masters, and doctorate studies in Turkey. The Turkey government provides support to students in financing their studies. 

Scholarship for: International students who wish to study in a Turkish higher education institution.

Following are the Turkiye scholarships programmes:

Turkiye Graduate Scholarship Programmes

Scholarship benefits: Covers monthly stipend of about 375 USD for master's studies and 500 USD for PhD, tuition fee full, free one-year Turkish language programme, free state-owned dormitory, round-trip air ticket, and health insurance.

Ali Kuşcu Science and Technology Graduate Scholarship

Eligible country citizens: International students from all over the world except from Turkey are eligible for this scholarship.
Areas of study: Science, Engineering and Technology.
Study level: Masters and PhD degrees.

İbni Haldun Social Sciences Graduate Scholarship

International students from all over the world except from Turkey are eligible for this scholarship.
Area of Study: Social sciences.
Study level: Masters and PhD degrees

Turkiye Undergraduate Scholarship Programmes

Turkiye Africa Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Eligible countries: Gabon, Angola, Sierra Leone, Central Africa, Tunisia,  Benin, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mauritius, Swaziland, Lesotho, Guinea Bissau, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Ivory Coast, South Sudan, Zambia, Guinea, Burundi, Togo, Cameroon, Mali, Sudan, Algeria, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Nigeria, Eritrea, Seychelles, Chad, Ethiopia, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Union of Comoros, Congo, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Libya, Egypt, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Niger, Tanzania, Gambia, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia and Somalia.

Study level: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies 

Bosphorus Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Eligible countries: Maldives, Venezuela Argentina, Mongolia, South Korea, Oman, Bahrain, Peru, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Nepal, Trinidad and Tobago, Cambodia, Brunei, Paraguay, Jamaica, Cuba, Kuwait, People’s Republic of China, Laos, East Timor, India, Thailand, Chile, Myanmar Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador, Uruguay Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Haiti, Japan, Singapore, Qatar, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka.

Study levels: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies. 

Harran Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Eligible country nationals: Nationals of following countries are eligible for this scholarship- Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Palestine, Tajikistan, and Bangladesh

Study levels: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies.  

Black Sea Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Eligible country nationals: Nationals of following countries are eligible for this scholarship-  Poland, Belarus, Slovakia, Lithuania, Romania, Czech Republic, Estonia, Moldova, Ukraine, Hungary, Armenia, Russia, Georgia, and Latvia.

Study levels: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies.   

Turkish Speaking Countries Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

Eligible country nationals: Nationals of following countries are eligible for this scholarship- Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan,

Study levels: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies.    

Anatolian Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

This scholarship programme is only for the nationals of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and the non-Turkish nationals who have finished their secondary education in Turkey. 

Study levels: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies are provided this scholarship.

Balkans Scholarship Programmme

Eligible country nationals: Citizens of following countries are eligible- Greece, Albania, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Kosovo.

Study levels: All undergraduate programmes except Turkish Language and Literature, Medical Sciences, and Islamic Studies are provided this scholarship.

Turkiye Branch Scholarships

İbni Sina Medical Sciences Scholarship Programme

Eligible country nationals: Students from all countries, except Turkey citizens

Area of Study: Dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmaceutics and nursing

Study levels: Associate, Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD degree.

Yunus Emre Turkish Language Scholarship Programme

This scholarship is for students who wish to pursue a study programme whose language of instruction is in Turkish.

Eligible country nationals: Students from all countries, except Turkey citizens

Study level: Undergraduate, Masters and PhD degrees.

Islamic Studies Scholarship Programme

Eligible country nationals: Students from all countries, except Turkey citizens

Study area: Religious studies.

Study level: Undergraduate, Masters and PhD degrees

Short Term Scholarships

 Success and Support Scholarships

Turkey Government has introduced success and support Scholarships for international pupils. The international students must be admitted into the higher education institution in Turkey in order to receive this scholarship. 

Success scholarship is for the top performing students from all the degree level programmes- associate, undergraduate, Masters and PhD. This scholarship is given on the basis of academic merit. Students who possess any other scholarship are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Support Scholarship is for international students who are enrolled in any of the degree programme in Turkish universities- associate, undergraduate, Masters and PhD. This scholarship is given on the basis of financial need. Students who possess any other scholarship are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship provider: Turkey Government

Scholarship subject area: All the courses provided by the Turkish universities

Course level: Students who have undertaken associate, undergraduate, masters and PhD degree programmes in Turkish universities are eligible for this scholarship.

Research Scholarships

Eligible country nationals: Non-Turkish citizens from all over the world

Requirement: Candidates must have a letter of acceptance from the higher education institution in Turkey and also she/he must meet the language criteria of that institution. 

Study level: PhD

Ahilik Vocational Training Scholarship

Ahilik Vocational Training Scholarship is for 2-year course at vocational schools in Turkey.

Eligible country nationals: Non-Turkish citizens from all over the world
 

Turkiye Scholarships Application Requirements

  • Candidates must be graduated or likely to graduate from an educational institution that is equivalent to that of Turkey are eligible to apply for Turkiye Scholarships.
  • Age requirement: 
    • The candidates who are applying to undergraduate studies must be born not before 01.01.1992
    • The candidates who are applying to master’s degree programme must be born after 01.01.1983
    • The candidates who are applying to PhD studies must be born after 01.01.1978
  •  Nationals of Turkey and individuals who lost Turkish citizenship are not eligible to apply this scholarship programme.
  • Turkish Language Proficiency Requirement: Candidates are required to demonstrate their level of command in Turkish. Candidates who cannot submit the Turkish proficiency certificate are required to attend a Turkish language preparation course.
Applying Ways and Means: Candidates can apply for the Turkiye scholarships programmes online. Click here to apply. 

Selection Ways and Means: Candidates are selected on the basis of academic merit and performance in interview. The cumulative GPA required for the Turkey scholarship programmes are: 
  • For association degree: 70%
  • For undergraduate degree: 70%
  • For masters and PhD degree: 75%
  • For medical school studies: 90%
On the basis of the academic results and grades, candidates are called for interview. Interview are held either f2f or through communication tools in the countries where Turkish embassy or consulate is not available. 

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