Türkiye Scholarships 2019 for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Studies (Fully Funded to Study in Turkey)

The Government of Turkey is now applications from suitably qualified undergraduate and postgraduate international students who wish to further their education in The Republic Of Turkey, 2019. The deadline for the submission of applications for the 2019 Türkiye Scholarships is 20th February, 2019.

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Türkiye Scholarships is a government funded higher education scholarship program which is designed for international students. Türkiye opens the doors of its universities for international students from all around the world with “Türkiye Scholarships”. Scholarship with vast opportunities and education in qualified Turkish universities will help you to gain new perspectives, and abilities making you be one step ahead of others in your career.

The aim of Türkiye Scholarships is to improve mutual understanding with other countries and to contribute richness of global information with people oriented approach.

Government of Turkey Scholarships Eligibility

  • Programs open for application are: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs
  • Applications will be open to applicants who wish to study at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.
  • Other programs such as Research Scholarships, Success Scholarships, and KATİP have different application periods and are announced regularly on their website and social media channels.

Türkiye Scholarships Benefits

What makes Türkiye Scholarships unique is that it’s not only inclusive of financial support but also provides university placement to its awardees at all levels of higher education.

Full-Time Programs

  1. Undergraduate Scholarship Program (akordeon menüler olabilir)
    • University and program placement
    • Monthly Stipend: 700 TL per month
    • Tuition Fee
    • Once-off Return Flight Ticket
    • Health Insurance
    • Accomodation
    • One year Turkish Language Course

Length of award: 1 year Turkish Language course + 4-6 years (depending on the normal duration of the program)

  1. Postgraduate Scholarship Program
    • University and program placement
    • Monthly Stipend:
    • Master’s: 950 TL per month
    • PhD: 1400 TL per month
    • Tuition Fee
    • Once-off Return Flight Ticket
    • Health Insurance
    • Accomodation
    • One year Turkish Language Course

Length of award:

  • Master’s: 1 year Turkish Language course + 2 years
  • PhD: 1 year Turkish Language course + 4 years

Short-Term Programs

  1. Success Scholarship Program (1 year)
    • Monthly Stipend:
      • Bahcelor’s: 440 TL per month
      • Master’s: 590 TL per month
      • Phd: 880 TL per month
    • Success scholarship program does not cover accomodation and other amenities
  2. Research Scholarship Program (3-10 months):
    • Monthly Stipend: 3.000 TL per month
    • Research scholarship does not cover accomodation and other amenities

Turkish Language & Culture Programs

  1. Turkish Language Programme for Public Officials and Academicians [KATİP] (8-10 months)
    • Monthly Stipend: 2.000 TL per month
    • Once-off Return Flight Ticket
    • Accomodation
    • Turkish Language Course
    • KATİP program does not cover health insruance

How to Apply for Turkey Scholarships

Applications are to be made online. All candidates must submit the following documents during online application:

  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)

Apply Here Official Page

Apply Before: 20th February, 2019.


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