TUBITAK Graduate Scholarships for International Students


The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is offering scholarship for international students interested in graduate degree in Turkey in the field of science.

Scholarship Provider:

Recognized Universities in Turkey 

Area of Study:

Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities

Benefits of this Scholarship:

Eligible students will get following benefits from the scholarship:

  • Students will get a monthly
  • Tuition fee will be provided to students.
  • This scholarship hold health insurance for the students.
  • Maximum duration is 2 years for Master’sProgram and 4 years for PhD
  • All the scholarship awarded students who completed a Master’s program will be allowed to have a PhD program at a Turkish University.


The scholarship is open to all but students will be enrolled to this program based on the following condition:

  • Applicants of MSc/MA programs must have an age of 30 years or less and for PhD programs applicant need 35 years old or less on the date of application.
  • Citizens of Turkey are not allowed to apply for this scholarship. Applicants holding dual citizenship with Turkey will also be rejected.
  • Applicants holding a graduate degree or having enrolled in fourth year of college are allowed to apply for the scholarship of MSc/MA programs.
  • Applicants having enrolled in an MSc/Ma program in Turkey are also allowed in case they haven’t completed their third semester in the program yet.
  • Applicants who has an MSc/Ma degree or currently studying in a master’s program having interest to enroll in PhD program in Turkey are allowed to apply for the scholarship.
  • Applicants currently having enrolled in a PhD program in Turkey are also able to apply in case they have not completed their six semester in the program yet.

How to Apply:

  1. Make sure you meet all the requirement for the TUBITAK Graduate Scholarships for International Students.
  2. Submit your application electronically via TÜBİTAK scholarship application portal.

You need to have the following document while applying –

  • 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. Any document that is officially translated can be used in the application.

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Department of Scholarship Programs
Graduate Scholarship Programme for International Students

TunusCaddesi No: 80

06100, Kavaklıdere/ANKARA
Tel: +90 0 312 444 66 90
E-mail: bideb2215@tubitak.gov.tr