The government-funded Türkiye Scholarships program provides outstanding students with competitive scholarships to pursue full- or part-time studies at Turkey’s best universities. Applications will be accepted from candidates interested in pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees.
Turkey’s Participating Universities
Level/Fields of study
Various subjects of study are available as bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral programs at partnering Turkish universities.
People from all nations
The scholarship covers tuition, a one-time return flight ticket, health insurance, housing, and a one-year Turkish language course in addition to university and program placement, a monthly stipend (Bachelor: 1000 TL per month; Masters: 1,400 TL per month; PhD: 1,800 TL per month), and other expenses.
The typical award period is:
- Undergraduate: 4-6 years including a yearlong Turkish language course (depending on the normal duration of the program)
- Master’s: Two years plus a year-long Turkish language course
- PhD: 4 years plus 1 year of Turkish language study
Minimum Academic Criteria
- The required grade point average for candidates seeking a bachelor’s degree is 70%
- For candidates for master’s and doctoral degrees, a minimum grade point average of 75% is required.
- A 90 percent grade point average is required for applicants to the health sciences (medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy).
- For undergraduate programs, you must be younger than 21.
- For Master’s programs, you must be under 30
- To be under 35 years old to enroll in doctoral programs
- To qualify for a research scholarship, you must be under 45.
- People from all nations
- Candidates who are eligible to graduate at the end of the current academic year or recent graduates (before August 2022)
- Academics and researchers
Candidates must submit their applications on an individual basis via www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr. No organizations or individuals are permitted to submit applications for Türkiye Scholarships. Between 10 January and 20 February 2022, candidates applying at the bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD levels are welcome to do so. All year long, candidates for research are welcome.
To access the online application form and for comprehensive instructions on how to apply for this scholarship, it is crucial to go to the official website (links are provided below).
The official website, https://turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/announcements/turkiye-scholarships-2022-applications-19