Turkish Government – Yunus Emre Turkish Language scholarships program


Turkish Government – Yunus Emre Turkish Language program


The Turkish government is offering scholarships under the name of Yunus Emre Turkish Language Scholarship programme to ensure Turkish language education in Turkey for the civil servants and academicians of foreign countries.
Candidates can apply only for one scholarship programme in accordance with their educational background and academic goals.
The scholarship will cover the expenses for the Turkish language education as well as the monthly scholarship allowance, the travel expenses for the first travel to Turkey and the return from Turkey at the end of the course and accommodation expenses.

The Yunus Emre Turkish Language program is designed to assist students who wish to study the Turkish language. There are three scholarship amounts available: $282.50 per month (for Undergraduates), $423.75 per month (for Masters students) and $565 per month (for PhD) students. Tuition, health insurance and transportation will also be covered.

Eligible countries:  Turkey


Applicants for the Undergraduate degree must have been born later than January 1st 1993. Applicants to the Masters degree must have been born later than January 1st 1984. Applicants for the PHD must have been born later than January 1st 1979.

Application forms as indicated below should also be submitted to the Scholarships Section at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Valletta from 0830hrs to 1200hrs.
(a) a Curriculum Vitae
(b) a copy of a secondary school diploma or document indicating that the candidate is secondary school senior student
(c) a certified secondary school transcript indicating courses taken and relevant grades obtained
(d) MFA Application Form
(e) Online application form (provided at the Turkish website)
(f) A copy of a valid ID card. (passport, national ID, birth certificate etc)
(g) Passport photo

Application deadlines

August annually

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