Turkish Government Research Scholarship in Turkey 2021

Turkish Government Research Scholarshipis open to international students from all over the world who want to undertake research fellowship studies in Turkey for academic year 2021. Turkish Government Research Scholarship will provide the candidate with monthly stipend of 3000 TL.

Turkish Government Research Scholarship is intended to hearten foreign researchers and scholars to carry out joint academic research in their own fields with Turkish scholars in the most prominent Turkish universities.

Turkish Government Research Scholarship is available for PhD holders or PhD candidates at dissertation stage. Research Scholarship Program applications are accepted and assessed over the course of four application phases spread out all year round.


Since the start of the 2000s, foremost developments showed in all areas from Turkey’s foreign policy to culture, social policy to economic development; which also reflected on the international education paradigm of the country and caused important steps to be taken in the said area. In the structure of the tasks trusted to the Presidency for Turks Overseas and Related Communities following its launch in 2010, “Türkiye Scholarships” program has been executed with our Presidency’s initiatives and in cooperation with all respective agencies in 2012, as a result, higher education scholarships provided by our country for international students were updated and relaunched under the brand name of Türkiye Scholarships.

Türkiye Scholarships is a famous scholarship program in most nations of diverse continents, providing support also to scholars, researchers and civil servants in other nations. Türkiye Scholarships program provides several modules for research and Turkish language education. Close communication with foreign scholars is persistent not only at the time of their education but also after their graduation. Students who have finished their higher education in Turkey turn into voluntary country ambassadors who nurture bridges of friendship between Turkey and their nations. 

Deadline: September 30, 2020/ December 31, 2020

Institution(s): Turkish Government

Level of Study: Fellowship

Study in: Turkey

Courses Offered:

  • Medicine
  • Agriculture
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Applied and Pure Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematical Science
  • Physics
  • Architecture& Construction
  • Architecture
  • Planning
  • Business and Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Computer Science and IT
  • Creative Arts and Design
  • Art
  • Fashion and Textile
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Education and Training
  • Special Education
  • Engineering
  • Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Health and Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • International Law
  • Public Law
  • Social Studies and Media
  • Economics
  • Environmental Management
  • Film & Television
  • International relations
  • Journalism
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Politics
  • Public Administration
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Travel and Hospitality
  • Travel and Tourism
  • History
  • Languages
  • Museum Studies
  • Philosophy

Program Period:

  • 3 to 12 months

Benefits of Turkish Government Research Scholarship

Turkish Government Research Scholarship 2021 will provide:

  • Monthly Stipend of 3,000 TL per month.

Eligibility for Turkish Government Research Scholarship

To qualify for Turkish Government Research Scholarship 2021, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language:English.
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries.
  • Valid passport/National ID
  • Photo

Annotation: Please know that the photograph you upload into the Application system must be an appropriate portrait of yourself; candidate photos which are not identifiable will undermine the evaluation of your application.

  • Official Transcript

Note: Online screenshots and uncertified transcripts will undermine the evaluation of your application.

  • Written academic research proposal: An example of your written work.
  • Test Certificate: National exam and International exam scores (GRE, GMAT, DELF, YDS, YÖS …etc.)
  • Test Certificate: Language test scores

How to Apply for Turkish Government Research Scholarship

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Turkish Government Research Scholarship 2021:

  1. You must submit an official Acceptance / Invitation Letter from a university in Turkey for research.
  2.  Create an account from here.
  3. Attach all required documents in your application.

To know more about Turkish Government Research Scholarship 2021, please visit Official Website


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