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July 18, 2024 5:41 am

Turkey Government Scholarship 2024 (Step-by-Step Guide)

Turkey, with its rich history and vibrant culture, has become an increasingly popular destination for international students seeking high-quality education. The Turkey Government Scholarship for the year 2024 stands as a testament to Turkey's commitment to fostering global academic collaboration. If you dream of pursuing your studies in Turkey and benefiting from a government-sponsored scholarship, this step-by-step guide will help you navigate the application process.

Why Choose Turkey Government Scholarship 2024:

Turkey Government Scholarships are highly esteemed for several reasons:

  • Diverse Programs: The scholarship covers a wide array of academic disciplines, allowing you to choose a program that aligns with your career aspirations.
  • Financial Support: Successful applicants receive comprehensive financial support, covering tuition fees, accommodation, and a monthly stipend.
  • Cultural Enrichment: Studying in Turkey provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture that bridges the East and West, offering a rich and diverse experience.

Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for Turkey Government Scholarship 2024:

Explore Scholarship Opportunities:

Visit the official website of the Turkey Government Scholarship Program to explore the various scholarship programs available. Familiarize yourself with the eligibility criteria and program details.

Choose Your Program:

Select the academic program that aligns with your educational and career goals. Whether you are interested in undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral studies, ensure your chosen program is covered by the scholarship.

Review Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for Turkey Government Scholarship, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Required Language: English or Turkish
  • Eligible Countries: All World Countries
  • 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%
  • 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 August 2022)
    • 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
  • Other Requirements
    • You should have a TOEFL or IELTS (The Test of English as a Foreign Language) certification. The certification is an international benchmark which shows that you are good enough to take a course at a university, if you want to study in English.
    • It is recommended that you should show an official academic record, showing all certificates, courses, and grades which you may have received in your academic career.
    • You need to provide a letter stating your purpose in taking this scholarship program. If your Statement of Purpose requires improvements and the essential key points are missing in your SOP then, you may face rejection.
    • Applicants should not have any health problems.
    • Short-term scholarship programs may have additional application requirements, Please check the requirements during the application period.

Submit Your Application:

Please follow the following step-by-step instructions to avail Turkey Government Scholarship:

(1) Make an account on the website of the scholarship from here

  • 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.
  • ​Applications are free of charge.
  • Türkiye Scholarships include both scholarship and university placement at the same time. Applicants will be placed in a university and program among their 12 preferences which they choose in the application system

(2) Fill the application on the website with the Required Documents.
(3) All candidates must submit the following documents during online application:

  • A valid National Identification Document OR a valid Passport
  • 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)
  • National exam scores (required for candidates who do not possess any international qualification or certification)
  • Diploma or temporary certificate of Graduation
  • Academic transcripts (online screenshots and uncertified transcripts will undermine the evaluation of your application)
  • International exam scores (GRE, GMAT, DELF, YDS, YÖS …etc. if required by the chosen university & program)
  • Language test scores (if required by the chosen university & program)
  • A research proposal and an example of your written work (for PhD applicants only)

For more information about Türkiye Scholarships and the application process, CLICK HERE.