TUBITAK Graduate Scholarship Programme for International Students in Turkey, 2015

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Applications are invited for TÜBITAK Scholarship from international students (non-Turkish citizens) who want to undertake a graduate degree program in Turkey. Maximum duration for the TÜBITAK scholarship is 2 years for the Masters and 4 years for the PhD program. All scholarship awardees who successfully complete a master’s program will be rewarded scholarship for a PhD program on the condition that they are admitted to a program at a Turkish University. Applicants must be 30 years old or younger for the MSc/MA programs and 35 years old or younger for the PhD programs on the first day of the application period.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK)
Scholarship can be taken at:
Turkey

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to all students who want to undertake a graduate degree program in Turkey on the following conditions:
-Applicants must be 30 years old or younger for the MSc/MA programs and 35 years old or younger for the PhD programs on the first day of the application period.
-Applicants should be non-Turkish citizens. Applicants who hold dual citizenship with Turkey are not eligible to apply.
-Applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree or who are currently enrolled in their fourth year of college are eligible to apply for scholarship for the MSc/MA programs.
-Applicants who are currently enrolled in an MSc/MA program in Turkey are also eligible for the scholarship on the condition that they have not yet completed their third semester in the program.
-Applicants holding an MSc/MA degree or currently enrolled in a master’s program who intend to enroll in a PhD program in Turkey are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
-Applicants who are currently enrolled in a PhD program in Turkey are also eligible to apply on the condition that they have not yet completed their six semester in the program.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students (non-Turkish citizens) can apply for these TÜBITAK scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜB?TAK) grants scholarships for international students seeking to pursue a graduate degree in Turkey. The scholarship covers fields of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Maximum duration for the scholarship is 2 years for the Masters and 4 years for the PhD program. All scholarship awardees who successfully complete a master’s program will be rewarded scholarship for a PhD program on the condition that they are admitted to a program at a Turkish University.

What does it cover? The scholarships will consist of:
-A monthly stipend of 1.500 Turkish Liras (TL) for MSc/MA students
-A monthly stipend of 1.800 Turkish Liras (TL) for PhD students
-Tuition Fee (up to 2.000 Turkish Liras)
-A monthly allowance for health insurance coverage for the award holder only.
-All scholarship awardees who successfully complete a Master’s program will be rewarded scholarship for a PhD program on the condition that they are admitted to a program at a Turkish University.

Selection Criteria: Applications are evaluated by peer review panel system by considering the application documents. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the potential to contribute significantly to Turkey’s goal of international cooperation in scientific and technological development.

Notification: The results are announced 2 months later after the deadline. There will not be announcement for the candidates not accepted.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Documents Required for Application
-Application form (This form is filled electronically on the online application portal)
-Copy of birth certificate or passport (pages of personal information)
-Copy of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree (If any)
-Copy of Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts (If any)
-A motivation letter (Statement of purpose)
-Curriculum vitae
-Two reference letters
-Certificates of achievement (if any)
-The documents must be English or Turkish. Officially translated copy of the documents can be used in the application.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadline is 3 April 2015.

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