Turkish Government Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students in Turkey, 2014

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For 2014 academic year, Turkish government invites applications for undergraduate scholarships available for international students (non-Turkish). The following undergraduate scholarships are awarded: Regional, Ibn-i Sina Medical Sciences, Yunus Emre Turkish Language and Islamic Theology Scholarship Programme. These scholarships are awarded for one year for Turkish language course and up to the whole duration for undergraduate program. The application deadline is 19th May 2014.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses.
Course Level: Scholarships are for pursuing undergraduate degree at Turkish universities.
Scholarship Provider: Turkish Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Turkey

Eligibility: To be eligible for Undergraduate programmes, applicants must;
-be a citizen of a country other than Turkey (Anyone holding or ever held Turkish citizenship before cannot apply),
-not be a registered student in Turkish universities at the level of study they are applying,
-be have graduated or are likely to graduate from a secondary education institution,
-be under the age of 21 (no earlier than 01.01.1993),
-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.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International students (Except Turkey) can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Türkiye Scholarships Undergraduate Programmes are full government funded programmes for successful international students from all over the world for postgraduate studies in Turkey. Undergraduate scholarships are:
Regional Undergraduate Scholarship Programmes, Ibn-i Sina Medical Sciences Scholarship Programme, Yunus Emre Turkish Language Scholarship Programme and Islamic Theology Scholarship Programme. 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.

Duration of award(s): Duration of the scholarship for undergraduate degree students is: 1 year Turkish language course + educational duration.

What does it cover? The Scholarship Covers:
-Monthly stipend (app. 250 USD for undergraduate)
-Full tuition fee
-Free 1-year Turkish language course
-Free state-run dormitory accommodation
-Round-trip air ticket
-Health insurance

Selection Criteria: Türkiye Scholarships is a program based on academic success of the candidates. Candidates must have at least 70 % weighted grade point average for undergraduate applications (except medical sciences: at least 90 %) over their maximum graduation grade. Academic criteria of the applicants will be measured according to these documents:
-Diploma Grade
-General-Average Grades Received Until the Last Term (cumulative GPA)
-University Entrance Exam Grade (if any)
-High School Graduation Exam / Baccalaureate Grade (if any)
-International Test Score (if any)
-Other academic assessment score.

Notification: Successful candidates will be invited for face to face or on-line interviews. Information regarding interviews will be sent to candidates’ e-mail addresses that they used for application. Selected students will be awarded with the scholarship in a suitable fields based on the strength of candidates’ academic background.

Online Application: The Mode of applying is online. The following documents are required:
-A copy of a secondary school diploma or document indicating that the candidate is 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

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 19th May 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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