Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded scholarship program, awarding the outstanding international
students from all around the world to pursue full-time or short-term programs at the top universities in Turkey.
The scholarships are available at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Phd levels. In addition to these levels, there are also
short-term scholarship programs, such as language and research courses for international students.
What are the opportunities provided by Türkiye Scholarships?
In addition to monthly stipend and university placement, Türkiye Scholarships oers accommodation,
general health insurance, university tuition fee, one-year Turkish language course and one-o return flight
ticket for all the scholarship holders. All grantees also benefit from academic counselling throughout their
education process.

Who can apply?
All international students except for Turkish citizens can apply the scholarships. There are also age
conditions for candidates required to meet. Accordingly;
• For applicants applying to Undergraduate Degree: Those who were born no earlier than 1st of January
• For applicants applying to Master’s Degree: Those who were born no earlier than 1st of January 1988,
• For applicants applying to Ph.D Degree: Those who were born no earlier than 1st of January 1983,
• For applicants applying to Research Program: Those who were born no earlier than 1st of January 1973
Türkiye Scholarships is a scholarship program that based on academic achievement. Candidates must have
at least;
• For Undergraduate degree applications 70 %
• For Master’s degree and Ph.D. Degree applications 75 %
• For Medical School applications 90 % of weighted grade point average over their maximum graduation

When do the applications start?
Applications have been divided into three rounds. The first application round has ended on 30 November
2017. The second application round has started at 5 February 2018 and will last until 5 March 2018. And the
applications of third round will be received between 16 April 2018 and 27 May 2018.
Detailed application schedule organized for all countries and levels can be found on

How to apply?
All applications will be taken online through the official website of Türkiye Scholarships. Only the online
applications will be accepted. Application link is below: https://tbbs.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/


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