Turkey Government Scholarships 2019-2020

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Turkey Government Scholarships 2019-2020

The country has opened its doors to students from around the world and is encouraging them to study at their prestigious Turkish universities.
This is certainly an amazing opportunity for students. With the help of such scholarships, you will be able to study at some of the best universities in Turkey and gain very useful insight, skills, and perspectives. All of these things will prove to be extremely useful as you move on with your career and go into a more demanding phase.
Students from a number of different countries are allowed to apply for this scholarship program. Some of the countries are Pakistan, Germany, Iceland, Myanmar, United States, UAE and more.
However, there are other countries which are only open for postgraduate applications. On the other hand, this does not mean that undergraduates will not be able to apply because the applications for undergrads will open between April and May.
Eligibility for Turkish Scholarships

  • For the undergraduate degree, the candidates should not be born earlier than January 1997
  • While for Master’s degree the candidates must not be born before January 1988
  • For PhD’s the date is January 1983 and for Research program the applicants should be born before
    January 1973
  • 70% Applications for the undergraduate program
  • 75% Applications for Ph.D. and Masters
  • 90% Applications for Medical School
  • Anyone holding a Turkish citizenship or having previously held a Turkish citizenship cannot apply for
    the program
  • Students who are already studying in Turkey are not able to apply for the Scholarship
  • Students who are selected must present their documents if they are asked otherwise they will not be

Benefits of Turkey Scholarships for International students

  • One of the best things about Turkey Scholarships is that it handles student accommodations in the best
    way. All the students are accommodated in the university dormitories, the students can live free of charge. However, if the students do not want to live in these dormitories can easily move to a location of their liking,
    although in this case, the student must pay for his own accommodation.
  • Students are encouraged to study at their full potential and there is no responsibility on their shoulders.
    The students do not have to pay for any tuition fees, the education is completely free and this is something that
    cannot be taken for granted.
  • The health expenses of all the students are covered by public health insurance. Healthcare is a pretty big
    issue around the world especially if you are a foreigner. This is not the case if you are a scholarship student in
    Turkey. Even if you get sick all the expenses will be covered by public health insurance and you do not have to
    pay a single penny.
  • The Turkey Scholarships program even pays for the travel expenses of the students. Two tickets will be
    provided to the student during his studies, once will be for their arrival and the other will be for their
    departure after the students have completed their studies. However, if the students decide to purchase their own
    tickets, the amount will be returned to the students later on.

Turkey Scholarships selection criterion

  • University Entrance Exam Grade
  • Diploma Grade
  • Average Grades
  • High School Graduation
  • International Test Score
  • CGPA

Language Course Requirement for Turkish Scholarships

All students who do not show fluency in the Turkish language must take a one year long Turkish Language Course to sharpen up their language skills. There are no exceptions for this course, even students who are taking courses in different languages must take the Turkish Language Course.

Online Application process of Turkish Scholarship

The deadline for the Turkey Scholarships application submission is 5th March each year. The application must be submitted online and it is advised that the applicants read the instructions carefully.

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