THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE STUDY IN TURKEY ( FULLY FUNDED)

Türkiye Scholarships for both undergraduates and postgraduate studies in Turkey 2020

THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE STUDY IN TURKEY ( FULLY FUNDED)

Türkiye Scholarships for both undergraduates and postgraduate studies in Turkey 2020

THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Applications are open for the Türkiye Scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Turkey.

Application deadline: February 20, 2020

Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to outstanding students and researchers to pursue full-time or short-term program at the top universities in Turkey.
Türkiye Scholarships aims to build a network of future leaders committed to strengthening cooperation among countries and mutual understanding among societies.

Application Dates: 10 January – 20 February 2020

 

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.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS 

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.

THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

WHAT THE SCHOLARSHIP COVERS?

FOR UNDERGRADUATES:

  • Monthly stipend: 700TL per month
  • University and program placement
  • Tuition fee
  • One-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)

FOR POSTGRADUATES

  •  University and program placement Tuition
  • Monthly stipends:
  • Master’s 940 TL per month
  • Doctorate 1400TL per month
  • Tuition fee
  • One-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

Application Criteria

  1. Minimum Academic Criteria:

  • Minimum academic achievement for Bachelor’s degree applicants: 70%
  • Minimum academic achievement for Master’s and Doctorate degree applicants: 75%
  • Minimum academic achievement for Health Science (Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy) applicants: 90%
  1. Age Criteria:

  • To be under the age of 21 for Undergraduate programs
  • To be under the age of 30 for Master’s programs
  • To be under the age of 35 for Doctorate programs.

Eligible Groups:

  • Citizens of all countries
  • Graduates or applicants who are able to graduate at the end of the current academic year (before September 2019)
  • Researchers and academicians

Non-Eligible Groups:

  • Turkish citizens and those who have lost Turkish citizenship
  • Students already registered in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying for.

Evaluation and Selection Process

Türkiye Scholarships applications are assessed on the basis of academic success, extra-curricular activities and other professional credentials of the candidate. In the evaluation process of the applications, candidates will be evaluated based on their eligibility to the application criteria of the program applied for as well as their academic and social achievements.

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT:

All applications are reviewed based on basic criteria such as minimum academic grades, age limit, required documents etc.

2. SHORTLISTING:

Applications of eligible candidates are carefully reviewed by Expert committees based on a broad set of criteria including academic standing, previous qualifications, academic interests, career goals, consistency of choices, clarity of letter of intent, participation in social activities …etc. After which a list of qualified candidates is shortlisted for interviews.

3. INTERVIEW:

The shortlisted candidates are interviewed in more than 100 countries by interview committees including academicians and experts.

Interviews usually last 15-30 minutes and are conducted in the following format:

a. Welcome and introduction b. Document check c. Candidate’s motivation for applying d. Academic knowledge and career goals e. Ending and questions to the committee

Please note that the interview is not indicative of whether the candidate will be selected or not.

Note: Candidates who are selected for interviews must bring all transcripts, documents and certificates of each year they have studied if they have not graduated yet.

4. SELECTION:

Interview results of candidates nominated by the interview committees are evaluated by a selection committee and a list of candidates to be awarded a scholarship are formed. This final evaluation stage will assess the overall eligibility and suitability of the candidate for Türkiye Scholarships.

THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

THE TÜRKİYE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

How To Apply?

 

Applications can only be made individually through www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr by the candidates.
There are no institutions or persons authorized to apply for Türkiye Scholarships. 

  • Candidates are strongly advised to carefully read the instructions and warnings in the application system.

  • Applicants are required to submit and upload the necessary documents to the application system.

  • Applications delivered by post, courier, or by hand will not be accepted.

Required Documents

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)

For more information visit Türkiye Scholarships

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