2015 Graduate Scholarship Programme for International Students to Study in Turkey.

Graduate Scholarship Programme for International Students

Application Deadline: September 19 2014

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) grants scholarships for international students seeking to pursue a graduate degree in Turkey. The scholarship covers fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Eligibility Requirements:

The  scholarship  is  open  to  all  students  who  want  to  undertake  a  graduate  degree  program  in  Turkey on the following conditions:

  • Applicants  must  be  30  years  old  or  younger  for  the  MSc/MA  programs  and  35  years  old  or younger for the PhD programs on the first day of the application period.
  • Applicants  should  be  non-Turkish  citizens.  Applicants  who  hold  dual  citizenship  with  Turkey are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree or who are currently enrolled in their fourth year of college are eligible to apply for scholarship for the MSc/MA programs.
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled in an MSc/MA program in Turkey are also eligible for the scholarship  on  the  condition  that  they  have  not  yet  completed  their  third  semester  in  the program.
  • Applicants holding an MSc/MA degree or currently enrolled  in a master’s program who intend to enroll in a PhD program in Turkey are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled in a PhD program in Turkey are also eligible to apply on the condition that they have not yet completed their six semester in the program

The scholarship will consist of

  • A monthly stipend of 1.500 Turkish Liras (TL) for MSc/MA students
  • A monthly stipend of 1.800 Turkish Liras (TL) for PhD students
  • Tuition Fee (up to 2.000 Turkish Liras)
  • A monthly allowance for health insurance coverage for the award holder only.
  • Maximum duration for the scholarship is 2 years for the Masters and 4 years for the PhD program.
  • All scholarship awardees who successfully complete a Master’s program will be rewarded scholarship for a PhD program on the condition that they are admitted to a program at a Turkish University.

Documents Required for Application:

  • Application form (This form is filled electronically on the online application portal
  • Copy of birth certificate or passport (pages of personal information)
  • Copy of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree* (If any)
  • Copy of Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts* (If any)
  • A motivation letter (Statement of purpose)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two reference letters
  • Certificates of achievement (if any TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, TÖMER

All of the documents must be English or Turkish. Officially translated copy of the documents can be used in the application.

During the application, the original copies of required documents are not demanded. However, applicants who receive the scholarship must send the original copy of required documents in order to be able to use their scholarships.

Applications not fulfilling any eligibility criteria, lacking any of the required documents will not be processed.

The deadline of 2014/2015 Application Period is 19 September 2014.

Apply Now for the Graduate Scholarship Programme in Turkey

For More Information:

visit the Official Webpage of the The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) 

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