I got Türkiye scholarship but I couldn’t complete my school on time. Can I use scholarship after my graduation of next year?
No. Successful candidates are usually expected to complete their school in July and start their visa process. It is not possible use scholarship other than that certain time.
I continue my education on my own expense in Türkiye. When can I apply for Success and Support Scholarship Programmes?
Applications for Success and Support Scholarship Programmes begin at the beginning of every academic year. Application time, requirements, type of application will be announced via our website and social media tools to candidates.
The university and department I want to apply ask for special requirements such as GRE, GMAT, TOEFL and IELTS. Do I need these exam scores during the application?
No. You can provide these scores and requirements at the time of interview. For example, you applied a department which requires English sufficiency document. You can obtain that document or exam until the time of interview if you don't have at the time of application. You need to present those documents at interview. Otherwise you will not be placed in that department.
Is there any scholarship program for candidates who continue their education in Türkiye at speciality in medicine or dentistry?
No. There is no presently scholarship program for candidates who continue their education in Türkiye at specialty in medicine or dentistry
I continue Turkish Language education in Türkiye on my own expense. Can I apply Türkiye Scholarships?
If you are in a language course without being registered in any university in Türkiye, you can apply Türkiye Scholarships. If you are registered in a university you can apply only Support and Success Scholarship Programs.
I continue my education with a scholarship from a private company / public institute / university in Türkiye. Can I apply Türkiye Scholarships?
No. Candidates who receive scholarship from any institute in Türkiye can not apply Türkiye Scholarships.
How and when to apply to Türkiye Scholarships ?
Türkiye Scholarships applications usually begin and continue in February – March - April. Application dates announce at the web site. Different application dates for other scholarships programmes, like Success and Support Scholarship Programmes, are announced through Türkiye Scholarships website.
Is online application the only way to apply?
Yes. Only online applications will be accepted.
Who can apply for Türkiye Scholarships?
Only foreign country citizens can apply to scholarships.
Do Turkish citizens can apply for Türkiye Scholarships?
No. Anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship cannot apply for scholarship program.
I have Blue Card, Can I apply for Türkiye Scholarship?
No. Anyone who holds Turkish Citizenship before cannot apply.
I have dual citizenship and I am not Turkish Citizen. Can I apply for Türkiye Scholarships?
Yes. If any of your citizenships is not Turkish you are allowed to apply.
I am foreign citizen and studied high school in Türkiye. Am I eligible for Türkiye Scholarships?
Yes. Candidates who completed their high school in Türkiye can only apply to scholarship program which includes the country that you are citizen.
Should I already be graduated to apply Türkiye Scholarships?
No. Candidates who are likely to graduate at the end of the academic year at the time of application can apply as well. It is expected to graduate until end of July for those candidates.
What are the academic success criteria?
Türkiye Scholarships is a program based on academic success of the candidates.
Academic criteria of the applicants will be measured according to these documents:
• Diploma Grade
• General Average Grades Received Until The Last Term (cumulative GPA)
• University Entrance Exam Grade (if any)
• High School Graduation Exam / Baccalaureate Grade (if any)
• İnternatıonal Test Score (if any)
• Other academic assessment score
What are the academic criteria for undergraduate level?
Candidates must have at least 70 % weighted grade point average for undergraduate applications (except medical sciences) over their maximum graduation grade.
Are there different academic criteria for Medical Sciences, Dentistry and Pharmacy?
Yes. Candidates who are going to apply medical sciences, dentistry and pharmacy at undergraduate level must have at least 90 % weighted grade point average over their maximum graduation grade.
My high school grade is 69 over 100. Can I apply Türkiye Scholarships?
It is expected to have at least 70 % weighted grade point average over their maximum graduation grade from the candidates applying for undergraduate programs. If high school diploma is the only academic grade you have, you can not apply. However if you have another academic grade such as university entrance exam and have at least 70% success, you can apply with that grade.
What are the academic criteria for master and Ph.D. applications?
It is expected to have at least 75 % weighted grade point average over their maximum graduation grade from the candidates applying for postgraduate programs.
What are the age criteria for applicant?
- be under the age of 21 for undergraduate programmes,
- be under the age of 30 for master's programmes
- be under the age of 35 for PhD programmes
- be (preferably) under the age of 45 for research programme
Who can apply for Research Fellowship Programme?
Candidates who have Ph.D. degree or at the phase of writing dissertation can apply for Research Fellowship Programme. Additionally, candidates should have acceptance from a university in Türkiye and must have sufficient language proof of the university is asking for. Research Fellowship Programme is confined to social sciences and humanities.
Can I apply more than one scholarship program?
No. You can apply only one scholarship program.
How many universities and departments can be selected ?
Applicants can select maximum 12 universities and departments.
Can I be placed in a university and department I have not selected?
No. You will be placed in a university and department you chose. Selecting more departments and universities can increase your chance to get scholarship.
How many universities and departments can postgraduate applicants can select ?
Postgraduate applicant can select 12 university and department at most. Candidates must select at least 1 universities and departments.
I want to study medicine at undergraduate level in Türkiye. What are my chances?
There are limited numbers of scholarships at medical sciences. It has been suggested that only very successful candidates at chemistry, biology and mathematics should apply for medical sciences scholarship.
I want to study engineering at undergraduate level in Türkiye. What are my chances?
There are limited number of scholarships at engineering especially computer, civil and mechanical engineering. It has been suggested that only very successful candidates at chemistry, pyhsics and mathematics should apply for these engineering departments.
I want to study social sciences (political sciences, international relations, economics, sociology, business administration, history, media and communication). What are my chances?
The number of scholarship at social sciences is far more than medical sciences and engineering. For that reason candidates who apply for social sciences have more chance than the candidates who apply for medical sciences and engineering.
Should I upload original documents while I apply online ?
Yes, you have to upload the original documents in application process.
I had technical problem while I apply. What should I do ?
Please read application guide before you start your application. Also It will be helpful to watch application videos. Using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome is suggested for application as internet browser.
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