Fully Funded Turkish Government Research Scholarship
Right now, there is a call for international students who wish to conduct a research in Turkey to apply for the Turkish Government Research Scholarship program. This scheme is designed for PhD or prospective PhD candidates writing their thesis for a 3 to 12 months stay. Do you fall within this category? Then this opportunity is for you.
What do I expect in this article? You will know about the Turkish Government Research scholarship ‒ including the available fields, application deadline, and the value description of the scholarships. You will also know if you are eligible to apply. Furthermore, a simple guide to apply has been provided. Do well to pay attention to the simple details in this article.
About the Turkish Government Research Scholarship 2021
In a bid to strengthen international relations between Turkish universities and other world universities, through collaborative academic work between academicians, the Turkish Government has decided to fund this research scholarship. This scholarship is offered specifically for postgraduate studies in prestigious Turkish Universities. The duration is between 3 to 12 months. As earlier stated, you must be at a stage of writing your thesis before applying. Right now, the number of awards offered is not specified.
Available Research Fields in the Turkish Government Research Scholarships
Below are available research fields for the Turkish Government Research Scholarship. You are advised to choose from these courses:
- Veterinary Medicine
- Applied and Pure Sciences
- Biomedical Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Materials Sciences
- Mathematical Science
- Architecture and Construction
- Business and Management
- Transportation and Logistics
- Computer Science and IT
- Creative Arts and Design
- Fashion and Textile
- Graphic Design
- Industrial Design
- Education and Training
- Special Education
- Chemical and Materials Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
- Health and Medicine
- International Law
- Public Law
- Social Studies and Media
- Environmental Management
- Film and Television
- International Relations
- Media and Communication Studies
- Public Administration
- Social Science
- Social Work
- Travel and Hospitality
- Travel and Tourism
- Museum Studies
If you are selected for the Turkish Government Research Scholarship, a monthly stipend of 3,000 TL will be made available to you. Also, you will gain access to necessary research facilities at your host institution.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
You must meet the following basic eligibility requirements in other to be considered for this scholarship:
- Be an international student of any nationality, with valid passport/National ID.
- Have enrolled in an available field, and at the stage of writing your thesis.
Lest I forget, you must also meet the admission and academic requirements of your host university.
Application Deadline: There are 4 application rounds to this scholarship. Right now, the fourth round is open. You can apply from 1 October 2020. This call for application will close on 31 December 2020. You are advised to apply as soon as possible.
The mode of application for this scholarship is online ‒ through the Online Application Portal. You will need to upload the scanned copies of the required documents, including passport/National ID, official transcript, Research proposal, English Language Test Certificate/Scores. Below is a simple guide to apply:
STEP 1: Create an account at the official website of the Turkish Government Research Scholarship.
STEP 2: Submit an official Acceptance Letter from a university in Turkey.
STEP 3: Attach all required documents in your application.