Turkish Government Scholarship program to study Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D programs

2019-01-15 - 2019-02-21

International Scholarships

Türkiye Scholarships 2019 Applications

Apart from providing education opportunities at an international caliber as well as a wealth of knowledge and experience, Turkey offers scholarships to international students from all over the world to study in the most prestigious universities in Turkey.

Türkiye Scholarships is a government-funded, competitive scholarship program, awarded to outstanding students 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: 15 January – 20 February 2019

Türkiye Scholarships applications for 2019 will be received in one period, and applications will be open between 15th January- 20th February 2019 for international students from all countries.

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What is unique about Türkiye Scholarships?

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.

  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.

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Programs and Levels of Study

  1. Programs open for application are: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs. 
  2. Applications will be open to applicants who wish to study at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. 
  3. Other programs such as Research Scholarships, Success Scholarships, and KATİP have different application periods and are announced regularly on our website and social media channels.

Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin History of Science Scholarship Program

Honoring the memory and extensive work of Prof. Dr. Fuat SEZGIN in the field of History of Science, 2019 has been declared “Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Year of Science of History” where numerous programs and activities will be held in this scope throughout the year.

As Türkiye Scholarships, the “Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin History of Science Scholarship Program” will be open for candidates who wish to study at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels as well as Research (PhD candidates at thesis stage and post-doc) in the field of History of Science with special focus on History of Islamic Science. 

The Scholarship Program will be jointly carried out with Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Foundation for Islamic History Research (IBTAV): http://www.en.ibtav.org/   

Candidates applying at Bachelor's, Master's and PhD levels are welcome to apply between the dates 15 January – 20 February 2019. Research applicants can apply through out the year.

Two additional bonus awards will be granted to successful scholarship holders within the period of their study.