Turkish Embassy in Ottawa

Embassy Announcement

2016 Türkiye Scholarships Applications , 04.03.2016

Applications for “Türkiye” Scholarships will be received between 29 February-31 March 2016. The application to Türkiye Scholarships programmes is online and totally free process. Applications delivered by hand or post will not be evaluated.

 

Candidates can apply only one scholarship programme in accordance with their educational background and academic goals.

 

“Türkiye” Scholarships include both scholarship and university placement at the same time. Applicants will be placed in a university and programme among their preferences specified in the online application form.

 

Most programmes in Turkish universities are instructed in Turkish. However, some departments and universities offer programmes in English, French or Arabic. The candidates who want to study in these languages need to have an internationally recognized certificate to prove their language proficiency.

 

Also, most of these foreign language programmes may ask international admission test scores such as GRE, GMAT, SAT etc. Candidates can check the language of instruction while selecting the programmes.

 

All “Türkiye” Scholarships winners who do not have C1 Level Certificate for Turkish Proficiency (including those who are placed into English, French or Arabic-taught programmes) must attend 1-year Turkish Preparatory Course.

 

Art and Sport Scholarship Programmes is specifically designed to encourage the skilled international students in the fields of art and sport to study at undergraduate, master or PhD (proficiency in art) degree levels in the prestigious Turkish universities with opportunities of “Türkiye” Scholarships. Applicants selected to be funded must take a one-year Turkish Language Course covered by scholarship. Subsequently, they have to receive an acceptance from the relevant faculties of Turkish universities. Applicants are expected to present documents (official certificate, portfolio, etc.) to prove their success in the field they apply for.

 

The Scholarship Covers:

- Monthly stipend (600 TL for undergraduate, 850 TL for masters and 1.200 TL for PhD studies)

- Full tuition fee

- 1-year Turkish language course

- Accommodation

- Round-trip air ticket

- Health insurance

 

Special Note for Candidates from Syria:
Application and selection process for candidates from Syria will be carried out with a different schedule from general schedule of “Türkiye” Scholarships. Information about deadlines and implementation will be announced in due time. Candidates from Syria applying for a scholarship in undergraduate level must take the Equivalence Exam held by Ministry of National Education of Republic of Turkey and must be successful at this exam in order to be granted.

 

 

To be eligible for Undergraduate Programmes, applicants must;

- be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (Anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship cannot apply),

- not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying,

- have graduated or expected to graduate from a secondary education institution,

- be born after 01.01.1995 for undergraduate programmes,

- have at least specified (90% for medical sciences, 70% for other undergraduate programs) cumulative grade point average, diploma grade, national exam or international exam score,

- be in good health

 

 

To be eligible for Postgraduate Programmes, applicants must;

- be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (Anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship cannot apply)

- not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying.

- be a bachelor's or master's degree holder by 30.07.2015 at the latest

- born after 01.01.1986 for master's programmes,

- born after 01.01.1981 for doctorate programmes,

- have at least %75 cumulative grade point average or diploma grade over their maximum graduation grade or have at least %75 success in any accepted national or international graduate admissions test.

- be in good health

 

 

Required Documents for Undergraduate Programmes:

- Online application

- A copy of a secondary school diploma or document indicating that the candidate is a secondary school senior student,

- A certified secondary school transcript (indicating courses taken and relevant grades of the candidate)

- A copy of a valid ID card (passport, national ID, birth certificate etc.)

- Passport photo

 

 

Required Documents for Postgraduate Programmes:

- Online application

- A copy of a bachelor or master's diploma or document indicating that the candidate is bachelor or master's senior student

- A certified bachelor and/or master's transcript (indicating courses taken and relevant grades of the candidate)

- A copy of a valid ID card (passport, national ID, birth certificate etc.)

- Passport photo

 

 

How to Apply

- go to www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr 

- click the online application form,

- create an account by entering an e-mail and password,

- read the application guide,

- log in to the system and fill out the application form,

- upload the required documents,

- complete the application.