The Government of Turkey is offering full scholarships to international students to pursue postgraduate courses in Turkey. As a requirement, applicants should posses bachelors or master’s degree by 30th June 2014. The deadline for scholarship application is 31st March 2014.
Türkiye Scholarships Postgraduate Programmes are full government funded programmes for successful international students from all over the world for postgraduate studies in Turkey. 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.
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must:
- 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.
- Be a bachelor’s or master’s degree holder by 30th of June 2014 at the latest
- Be under the age of 30 for master’s programmes (no earlier than 01.01.1984)
- Be under the age of 35 for doctorate programmes (no earlier than 01.01.1979)
- Have at least 75 % cumulative grade point average or diploma grade over their maximum graduation grade or have at least 75 % success in any accepted national or international graduate admissions test.
- Be in good health
Fields of study
Scholarships will be available to pursue any postgraduate taught course in Turkey.
What the scholarship covers
- Full tuition fee
- Monthly stipend (app. 375 USD for master’s, 500 USD for doctorate)
- Free 1-year Turkish language course
- Free state-run dormitory accommodation
- Round-trip air ticket
- Health insurance
How to apply
The mode of application is online. Please follow the steps below when sending your online application:
- Go to www.turkiyeburslari.org or www.trscholarships.org,
- Click the online application form,
- Create an account by entering an e-mail and password,
- Read the application guide,
- Log in to the system and fill out the application form,
- Upload the required documents,
- And finally finish the application.
Click here for more information on how to apply
Scholarship application deadline
The deadline for scholarship application is 31st March 2014.