Turkey Scholarships for Afghanistan and other countries

Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Other , in Social Science
  • Post Date : January 6, 2021
  • Apply Before : February 20, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree BachelorMasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 5000
  • Fields of study All Subjects
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction Turkish
  • Opportunity ID 1289
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Opportunity Description

Details of Turkey Scholarships 

Application start: January 10, 2021         Application close: February 20, 2021

Location: Turkey                                       Number of institutions: 112

Number of Scholarships: 5000              Type of scholarship: fully funded

Interview: March- June 2021                            Result announcement: July 2021

Agreement and visa: July- August 2021      Travel of New Students to Turkey: Sep 10-20, 2021

Level of study: Bachelor, Master and PhD, research 

Fields of Study: Various fields

Scholarship Summary

Turkey Government offers 5000 scholarships each year for students from all over the world to pursue their undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D. studies or Research in Turkey. This scholarship program is one of the most important scholarships for the students that provides great facilities and benefits such as accommodation, tuition fee, flight ticket and etc.

Fields of Study: all fields of study (selected based on the GPA) (the following list of disciplines are based on 2020 announcement, new updates will be done as soon as it is available)

Benefits of Turkey scholarships

These scholarships are fully funded providing the following items to the students:

  • Monthly stipend of 700 TL for undergraduate students, 950 TL for Master’s degree students and 1400 TL for PhD students, and 3000 TL for research scholarships
  • Accommodation in dormitory ( students willing to live outside the dormitory should pay their accommodation expenses)
  • One year free Turkish language training along with accommodation
  • One round travel cost to and from Turkey
  • Health insurance
  • Full Tuition fee
  • University and Program placement

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Eligibility and requirements

Applicants can apply to this scholarship considering the points below:

  • be National of any country other than Turkey:  Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Burundi, Albania, Azerbaijan, Austria, Czech, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, Japan,  Luxembourg, Malta, Macau, Moldova, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Portugal, Sweden, San Marino,  Micronesia, Monaco, Portugal, Puerto Rico, UAE, Vietnam, USA, Thailand, Ukraine, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, and other countries that are eligible for Turkey Scholarship.
  • be Healthy
  • Age limit:
    • Undergraduate: under 21 years old ( born no earlier than 01.01.2000)
    • Master: under 30 years old (born no earlier than 01.01.1991)
    • PhD: Under 35 years old (born no earlier than 01.01.1986)
    • Research: up to 45 years old (born no earlier than 01.01.1976)
  • Academic result restriction:     Have completed or likely to graduate from an educational institution
    • Undergraduate applicants must have achieved 70% out of the 100 scores in High school
    • Masters and PhD applicants must have achieved 75% of 100 score
    • Medical sciences, dentistry, and pharmacy applicants for undergraduate studies must achieve at least 90% of the 100 with great success at mathematics, chemistry and biology.

Those who completed their high school in Turkey and do not hold Turkish citizenship can apply to this scholarship.

How to apply

Eligible applicants can apply to Turkish Government Scholarships online using the online application form.  The applicants must fill the online application form including their personal information, educational background, work experience, and social activities.

Required documents:

  • Photo ( taken in than last six months )
  • Governmental issued document: Passport 
  • High school graduation certificate and transcript ( Shahadatnama) for all
  • Bachelor’s degree and transcripts for graduate and Doctoral applicants ( high school degree documents are required as well.) 
  • Master degree and theses statement for PhD applicants (high school and bachelors are also required)
  • 2 or three reference letter from your academic or work experience background
  • Research Proposal for master degree and PhD
  • Any other certificate, achievements, CV(if available)
  • Intent letter
  • University entrance test ( Kankor) score and its certification or document (if you attended the Kankor exam)

 Letter of intent: 

First Section,, it is expected to explain the following details: your academic and social experiences relating to the field you want to take an education, your reasons for choosing Turkey for study, and the importance of your future plans for your education and scholarship in Turkey. You can write the letter of intent in the language you can express yourself. (3000 Characters)

Second Section: If you have a subject in your application documents that you think is not clear enough and you want to explain, or if you want to draw the attention of the evaluation committee, please briefly explain in this section. You can write the description in the language you can express yourself.


Study Proposal content: 

  • Subject of study
  • Working Title (Up to 15 words)(Please write in short and concise terms the title of your work as a thesis or an article title.)
  • Analysis of the Problem (at least 75, maximum 300 words)(In this section, briefly describe the topic and your theory (concept map) to be used in the study.)
  • Research Method (minimum 50 maximum 300 words)”(Give information about the academic research methods you intend to use in this study. For example, in-depth interviews, observations, surveys, experiments, etc.) For example, in-depth interviews, observations, surveys, experiments, etc.)
  • General Structure of the Study (at least 75, maximum 300 words) Write the main headings of the study.)
  • Academic Contribution of the Study (minimum 75, maximum 300 words) (Explain how this study will contribute to your academic field.)
  • Literature Review (at least 75, maximum 300 words)(Please write down the main academic sources written in this study area.

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Selection Criteria: 

  • academic performance
    • diploma grade and general average grades received up to the last term.
    • Kankor (University entrance exam- if any)
    • High school graduation exam/baccalaureate grade (if available)
    • international test score (if any)
  • Interview performance

Applicants who completely submitted the application form will be shortlisted and invited to attend an interview based on academic performance.

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