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Turkiye offers fully-funded scholarships for international students

ANKARA/ISLAMABAD: Applications are now officially being accepted for the 2024 Türkiye Scholarships, a prestigious initiative funded by the government with the aim of empowering outstanding students and researchers worldwide.

This highly competitive scholarships program offers a comprehensive package that includes financial support, accommodation, health insurance, and extensive academic, social, and cultural facilities at leading universities in Türkiye.

Inclusive Programs and Study Levels

Türkiye Scholarships cater to both undergraduate and postgraduate aspirants, welcoming applicants from all nations around the globe. The eligibility criteria include minimum academic achievement levels, which vary for different programs, and age criteria ranging from under 21 for undergraduates to under 50 for research programs.

The scholarship programs are tailored to meet the diverse needs of applicants:

  1. Undergraduate Scholarships Program:
    • Specially designed for undergraduate candidates.
    • Encompasses a diverse range of courses from engineering to health sciences.
  2. Graduate Scholarships Program:
    • Offers a broad spectrum of programs at Master’s and PhD levels across social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and engineering.
  3. Merit Scholarships Program:
    • Aims to inspire dedication to studies by providing a monthly stipend twice the regular amount.
  4. Success Scholarship Program:
    • Tailored for current students in Turkish universities displaying exceptional academic performance.
  5. Research Scholarship Program:
    • Encourages international researchers and academicians to collaborate on academic research in Turkey’s prestigious universities.
  6. Turkish Language Program for Public Officials and Academicians [KATİP]:
    • Designed for foreign public officials, diplomats, academicians, and researchers eager to learn Turkish and familiarize themselves with Türkiye.

Generous Scholarship Package

The scholarship covers university and program placement, monthly stipend, tuition fees, a one-year Turkish language course, health insurance, accommodation, and a once-off flight ticket.

Beyond Academics: Supporting Holistic Development

The program emphasizes holistic development through cultural activities, seminar programs in collaboration with universities and NGOs for intellectual growth, and internship opportunities for practical exposure.

Application Requirements

Applicants need to submit identification documents/passport, recent photos, national exam scores, diploma/temporary certificates, international exam scores (if required), language test scores (if required), and research proposals and written work for PhD applicants.

With its holistic approach to education and development, Türkiye Scholarships 2024 provides transformative opportunities for aspiring students and researchers globally. The program not only focuses on academic excellence but also emphasizes the cultural and professional growth of its awardees. As the application window opens, Türkiye Scholarships invites the world to embark on a transformative educational journey in the heart of a nation that bridges continents.

Below is the link to apply online and for more information:

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