Turkey: Government Funded Scholarship for International Students at any Level 2017

The Government of Turkey is pleased to announce two scholarship schemes, Success Scholarship and Support Scholarship, for a limited number of international students who are currently registered in Turkish universities and who meet the eligibility criteria stated below.

Application Deadline: 30th October 2016

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Turkey

Eligible Field of Study: All

Type: Undergraduate,Masters and PhD

About the Awards: The Government of Turkey is offering TWO (2) separate scholarship programmes to current international students studying in Turkey:

1. Success Scholarship: This scholarship scheme is open to those holding foreign citizenship (Turkish citizens holding dual citizenship and exchange students are ineligible). Success Scholarship rewards top performing Undergraduate, Master and PhD students studying currently in any programme in Turkish universities based on academic merit and ambition.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have not previously been awarded a place in Türkiye Scholarships (including Devlet, Hükümet, Himaye, Success and Support Scholarships).
  • Students currently benefitting from these scholarship schemes or students whose grants have been cancelled for any reason are also ineligible for Success Scholarship.
  • Holders of any other scholarship given by other institutions cannot apply for this scholarship.

Success Scholarship Application Requirements:

• Actual Transcript (required)

• Photocopy of a valid ID or passport (required)

• Passport Photo (required)

• National & international exam results (optional)

• Foreign language exam results (optional)

!!! Those who are currently studying in Turkey and transferred to another Turkish university, provided they completed at least one academic year (2 terms – except prep school) in Turkey, must upload the documentation of both universities to the application system.

2. Support Scholarship: This scholarship scheme is open to those holding foreign citizenship (Turkish citizens holding dual citizenship and exchange students are ineligible). Support Scholarship are awarded to Undergraduate, Master and PhD students studying currently in any programme in Turkish universities based on financial need.

Applicants must have not previously been awarded a place in Turkiye Scholarships (including Devlet, Hükümet, Himaye, Success and Support Scholarships). Students currently benefitting from these scholarship schemes or students whose grants have been cancelled for any reason are also ineligible for Success Scholarship. Holders of any other scholarship given by other institutions cannot apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be holding foreign country citizenship (Turkish citizens holding dual citizenship are ineligible).
  • Applicants must have have completed at least one academic year (two terms – except pre school) in a Turkish universitywith a CGPA of min. 2.00 (out of 4.00) in the actual transcript of current level of study.
  • Applicants must have not previously been awarded a place in Turkiye Scholarships (including Devlet, Hükümet, Himaye, Success and Support Scholarships). Students currently benefitting from these scholarship schemes or students whose grants have been cancelled for any reason are also ineligible.
  • Holders of any other scholarship given by other institutions cannot apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants should need financial support.

Support Scholarship Application Requirements

• Actual Transcript (required)

• Photocopy of a valid ID or passport (required)

• Passport Photo (required)

• National & international exam results (optional)

• Foreign language exam results (optional)

!!! Those who are currently studying in Turkey and transferred to another Turkish university, provided they completed at least one academic year (2 terms – except prep school) in Turkey, must upload the documentation of both universities to the application system.

General Eligibility: 

  • There is no age limit for applicants.
  • Scholarship schemes cannot be combined; therefore, students must apply for one scholarship scheme only. Students who submit application for both schemes will be classified as ineligible.
  • Bursaries are only open to those currently enrolled in Turkish universities and cannot be held in conjunction with any other scholarship (Except exchange students). Turkish citizens and those holding Turkish citizenship among dual citizenship holders are ineligible for the scholarships.
  • Applications will be evaluated based on academic merit. Nevertheless countries and fields of studies will be taken into consideration.
  • Applicants must fill out the application form completely, scan and upload the required documents to the online form in a proper file format (pdf, jpeg). Otherwise, applications will be classified as invalid.
  • Any application where false or missing information or document is provided will be treated as invalid. If such information or document is found after the awarding of scholarship the student will be required to pay back the scholarship received to date in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations.

Value of Scholarships: The value of each monthly scholarship to be paid is:

  • 400 TL for students in associate and undergraduate programmes,
  • 550 TL for students in Masters programmes,
  • 800 TL for students in PhD programmes.

Duration of Scholarships: The bursaries are being made available to cover monthly stipend and will only be paid during term time.

How to Apply:  CLICK FOR APPLICATION

It is important to go through the Application Requirements on the Scholarship Webpage before applying.

Visit Scholarships Webpage for details

Award Provider: Türkiye Buslari Committee


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