Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded higher education scholarship program run by the Republic of Türkiye for international students. The primary purpose of Türkiye Scholarships is to provide equal opportunities to successful students around the world in order to receive them.
For many years, Türkiye has been providing scholarship opportunities to international students and researchers from all over the world. Higher education scholarship programs provided by Turkey were branded “Türkiye Scholarships” in 2012 and studies were started to be carried out under the coordination of the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities(YTB). Türkiye Scholarships are carried out in cooperation with all relevant institutions such as YÖK, Yurt – Kur, the General Directorate of Migration Management, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Türkiye Scholarships is considered to be the most comprehensive scholarship in the world with the possibility of the university and department placement, monthly scholarships, tuition fees, health insurance, accommodation, Turkish language course, flight tickets, and free academic and cultural programs. Türkiye Scholarships provide international students with the opportunity to study and receive scholarships at the most prestigious universities in Türkiye.
Over the past 10 years, the number of international students studying at higher educational institutions in Türkiye has increased by 75%, and according to current figures, Türkiye is home to more than 200 thousand international students, including 20 thousand with scholarships. In this respect, Türkiye continues to offer equal opportunities to students from all over the world as one of the countries that accept the largest number of international students in the world.
Almost all academic fields and majors are available under Türkiye Scholarships Scholarships. Most programs in Turkish universities are in the Turkish Language. However, some departments and universities offer programs in English or other languages.
Turkey, officially the Republic of Türkiye, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a small portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe.
- University and department placements are provided.
- The tuition fee is covered by the scholarship.
- Turkish language learning opportunity through a 1-year Turkish language course.
- Accommodation is provided.
- Supports on the journey to Turkey and return to the country at the end of the education period and covers once-off flight tickets.
- Full advantage of widespread health services when necessary with health insurance.
- A monthly stipend. 1000 TL at the undergraduate level, 1,400 TL at the Master’s level, and 1,800 TL at the Ph.D. level per month
- Graduates or those who will graduate at the end of the current academic year (before August 2022)
- Researchers and academics
- Minimum Academic Achievement
- For undergraduate candidates: 70%
- For graduate candidates: 75%
- For candidates in Health Sciences (Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy): 90%
- Age Criteria
- For undergraduate programs: being under the age of 21
- For master’s programs: being under the age of 30
- For Ph.D. programs: being under the age of 35
- For Research Scholarship: being under the age of 45
Eligible Regions: Open for All
- Applicants need to register before initiating an application.
- Signing up option is available at https://tbbs.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/
- The application must be done online.
- Signing up is free of charge and will take approximately 2 minutes.
- Signing up only once will be sufficient.
- The accuracy of the information provided in the application is crucial in order to be considered for the scholarship award.
- The application process takes about 30-60 minutes.
Application Deadline: February 20, 2023Application ClosedOfficial link