The 2014 Turkish Government Undergraduate Scholarship is now open for application. This scholarship will be awarded to international students wishing to pursue their undergraduate programs in Turkish universities. This is a full scholarship and covers tution fees, monthly stipend of 250 USD for undergraduate, round trip air ticket, health insurance etc. The deadline for scholarship application is 19th May 2014.
Türkiye Scholarships include both scholarship and university placement at the same time. Applicants will be placed in a university and programme among their preferences specified in the online application form. Most programmes in Turkish universities are instructed in Turkish. However, some departments and universities offer programmes in English, French or German. The candidates who want to study in these languages need to have an internationally recognized certificate to prove their language proficiency. Also, most of these foreign language programmes may ask international admission test scores such as GRE, GMAT etc. Candidates can check the language of instruction while selecting the programmes.
Applicants must meet the following requirements before they apply for this scholarship:
- Be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (Anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship before cannot apply)
- Not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying,
- have graduated or are likely to graduate from a secondary education institution,
- be under the age of 21 (no earlier than 01.01.1993),
- have at least specified (% 90 for medical sciences, % 70 for other undergraduate programs) cumulative grade point average, diploma grade, national exam or international exam score,
- be in good health.
Fields of study/research
Scholarship is awarded to pursue any undergraduate or postgraduate program in a Turkish university
What the scholarship covers
The scholarship covers the following:
-Monthly stipend (app. 250 USD for undergraduate)
-Full tuition fee
-Free 1-year Turkish language course
-Free state-run dormitory accommodation
-Round-trip air ticket
How to apply
The mode of application is online. The following documents will be needed:
-A copy of a secondary school diploma or document indicating that the candidate is secondary school senior student,
-A certified secondary school transcript (indicating courses taken and relevant grades of the candidate)
A copy of a valid ID card (passport, national ID, birth certificate etc.)
-Passport photo. Click here for more information on how to apply
Scholarship application deadline
The deadline for scholarship application is 19th May 2014.