Turkey scholarship – Call for Applications 2023




Lets Talk about the Turkey Scholarship, the first economic power in the Middle East, including 10 of its universities is positioned among the best universities in the world, proof of the quality of the teaching offered by the Turkish education system.



Since 2011, Turkey has intensified its investment policy in Africa more specifically in the countries of French-speaking Africa through agreements, one of which consists in offering completely free scholarships to various African students who wish to benefit from ” quality international training.

Let’s see together the content of these different scholarships offered by Turkey.

It should be noted that the scholarships offered by the Turkish government are for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate studies.

There are also scholarships for those who wish to study the Turkish language.



The scholarships are subdivided into different disciplines:

  • Social Science Scholarship (Master)
  • Technology scholarship (Master)
  • Undergraduate scholarship (in all fields)
  • Doctoral scholarship (Doctorate)




The candidate for the undergraduate scholarship must be under the age of 21 and have at least a bachelor’s degree C, D, A.

The candidate for the graduate scholarship must be under 30 years of age and have at least a bachelor’s degree.

The candidate for the research grant (doctorate) must have a master’s degree and be under 35 years of age.

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The Turkish scholarship application is done online on the platform designed exclusively for foreign students who want to get the scholarship and be aware that the online application process is completely free, there is nothing to pay.

All you need to do is scan your documents (Passport page showing your identity or your national identity card, transcripts, diplomas, and any other document that could serve as an application and valuation of your application) and upload them to the different parts of the online application form.

To access the application platform, please click on the link below: tbbs.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr




You must scan:

  • Bac diploma, for those applying for the undergraduate scholarship, the Bac and the license for those of the Master; the baccalaureate, the license and the master’s or master’s degree for those who apply for the Doctorate.
  • Transcripts of each diploma
  • National Identity Card
  • If you have obtained any prizes, certificates, or/and language tests, please scan them as well, this will boost your application.

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The Turkish scholarship supports your:

  • Applicant’s tuition fees
  • Living expenses
  • Round trip plane ticket




There are three stages in the selection process for scholarship holders;

1. Students must complete the different parts of the online form and apply for the Turkey scholarship of their choice.
2. Pass the interview before the scholarship selection and award committee. The interview is done either face to face or by telephone for those whose country does not have Turkish representation.
3. The final selection of Turkey scholarship recipients.

Since last year, the second phase of the selection process has been carried out in two stages.

  • The written composition phase (You composed in different tests depending on your choice of training in Turkey).
  • The phase of the oral interview with the selection committee.



NB: this year’s applications requires the following;

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”text area” /][/contact-form]

First selection will open from January 10, 2020, and will end on February 20.
Regarding the second selection phase, ie the interview stage, I wrote an article on “How to pass your interview for the Turkey Stock Exchange”

The questions you will be asked at the interview are generally asked of all those admitted to the interview.

You should also know that access to the interview phase for the Turkey Scholarship is not automatic, only those who are preselected for the second stage receive a letter by email for the interview which usually takes place at the Turkish embassy in your country. native country.


For any further information about Turkey , please visit the official website of the Turkish scholarship program:  https://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr



NB: Do not agree to pay any penny to anyone for this Turkey Scholarship. If you need any information, please go directly to the Turkish embassy in your home country.

Also, if you have any questions, please leave them in the comments just below or send us a message in the “Contact us” section.

Good luck.

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