Fully-funded International Turkey Government Scholarship 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on January 21, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Türkiye Scholarships Call Centre: 0 850 455 0 982 E-mail Address: [email protected] Address: O?uzlar Mah. Mevlana Bulvar? No: 145 P.K: 06520 Balgat, ANKARA/TÜRK?YE

The Turkey Government wants to invite exceptional international students to join the Turkeyi Burslari Scholarship for the academic year of 2022-2023. The scholarship will take part to help and support the international students to further their education and will be available to bachelor’s, master and Ph.D. commencing students. Turkey Scholarship wants to consider international students to better achieve their education and future goals without thinking about the financial barrier which most students do consider.

While being admitted to any of the eligible universities in Turkey, the government wants every student to discover the wonder of Turkey and to acquire new skills to help them develop more on their knowledge and skills developments. The application for the scholarship is free and the Government of Turkey will never as a fee to all international students.

Scholarship Provider: Turkey Government


Turkey’s Government welcomes international students from all over the globe to have the opportunity in a prestigious scholarship that can give them access to higher education in one of the best universities and countries. As Turkey has opened its door to accept students from all over the world, part of this goal is to encourage them to pursue their careers and be one of the future leaders that can contribute to their home country and in the community.

A long-lasting relationship with the rest of the country is the main purpose of the Government of Turkey, building future leaders that will be committed to strengthening the cooperation and unity among the countries and a mutual understanding in the community.

Scholarship Summary

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Duration: The duration of the scholarship will be depending on the Government and partnership decision.
  • Degree Level: Bachelors. Master. PhD
  • Course: Any courses offered in an eligible institution or university
  • Scholarship Award: Fully-funded
  • Scholarship open to all International students
  • Country of Scholarship: Turkey


  • All international students can apply for the scholarship.
  • There will be no age limit for all international students who want to further their degrees.
  • The students who will be commencing an undergraduate degree program must have 70% marks.
  • The bachelor’s and Ph.D. programs must have 75% marks.
  • For the medical program, it is required that the students have 90% marks.
  • Students who have permanent residency in Turkey and or local students are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • If the international students are already studying in any of the universities in Turkey, will not be eligible to apply for the scholarship program.
  • For the final decision, students are advised to submit any of the documents needed if asked.

Application Process 

All interested students can access the application online for the Turkish Scholarship offered by the government. Before taking up the application, it is important that you have read all the eligibility criteria to proceed, the instructions should be followed carefully to be accepted on the application process.

International students must make sure to complete the necessary documents needed for the application such as:

  • Diploma
  • Certificate degree with marks or grades
  • High school certificates
  • Recommendation letter
  • Letter of intent
  • English language requirements wil be optional
  • Resume
  • Statement Purpose
  • Research proposal only for the Ph.D. Degree students
  • Latest University exam/grades
  • Relevant work experience will be optional
  • Community services and certifications will be optional

Turkey Scholarship applications are evaluated by committee members and in the first stage, applicants are selected for an interview followed by confirmation. Later, student visa documents to Turkey, university entry letters, and scholarship letters will be sent to successful applicants.

Scholarship Deadline

All applications and documents must be submitted on or before the deadline of the scholarship until February 20, 2022. Incomplete and late submissions will not be considered, students must pay attention to the details and check the terms and conditions for the scholarship program.

Selection Process

The application will be evaluated based on the students:

  • Entrance Examination grades
  • Diploma
  • Average scores
  • High school graduation
  • International test
  • GPA

Added Guideline on Selection and Evaluation 

Turkey Scholarship is one of the prestigious scholarship programs for all international students, the government aims to support the international students with fully-funded awards to further their education in Turkey. This is one of the opportunity to get in to their higher education in any of the eligible universities in Turkey.

Annually, there are numerous numbers of students applying for this prestigious program and only a few students are being selected for the final decision. In this category, we will highlight the evaluation and criteria to pass the evaluation process.

  • Applications 
    Students will start their online application and make sure to complete all the necessary documents needed to further the process
  • Evaluation
    The evaluation process will be depending on the categories that have been stated on the selection criteria.
  • Interview 
    The interview will be done by the scholarship committee and only those who have been shortlisted for the scholarship, students must demonstrate their knowledge and skills.
  • Documents 
    The documents will be verified by one of the scholarship committees who will do the interview, making sure that all documents are in the original copy.
  • Motivations
    This one explains why you wanted the scholarship and what is your motivation to further your education.

The interview will be done in more or less 30 minutes, students must make sure to point out their career goals.

Scholarship Benefits 

The Turkey Government Scholarship Program provides the following benefits for deserving international students.

  • Fully-funded tuition fees
  • Free Accommodations
  • Health expenses/insurance
  • Airfare ticket
  • Monthly stipend
  • Activities
  • Language Course

The airfare ticket will be provided to the students to support the travel expenses going to Turkey and back to their home country. If the students have paid their expenses on their airfare tickets, the government will reimburse their expenses.

The Language course will be provided for one year for the international students who want to learn the Turkish language. The course will help them in understanding the language and sharpen their knowledge.

The successful international students will be notified through their personal email. All applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee based on the academic achievements and documents.

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