Friday, May 31, 2024

Islamic Development Bank & Turkey’s University Offering Fully Funded Scholarship with Stipend for students

The Turkiye Burslari Scholarship 2024 has paved the way for another exciting fully-funded scholarship opportunity: the YTB and IsDB Joint Scholarship Program 2024-25.

Managed by YTB, a Turkish government agency overseeing the Türkiye Scholarships program, this joint initiative offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs at Turkish universities for students from IsDB member countries.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Nationality: The primary criterion mandates applicants to be citizens of countries that are members of the IsDB.
  2. Age Limitations:
    • Undergraduate Programs: Applicants should be no older than 21 years.
    • Master’s Programs: The upper age limit is set at 30 years.
    • PhD Programs: Candidates should not exceed 35 years of age.
  3. Application Requirements:
    • Online Application Form: Applicants must meticulously fill out and submit the online application form available on the Turkiye Scholarship website.
    • Educational Documents: Aspirants are required to upload all pertinent educational documents, which include degrees, transcripts, and certificates.
    • CV/Resume: A detailed CV or resume outlining academic achievements, work experience, and extracurricular activities should be submitted.


  • University and Program Placement: Successful candidates will be placed in suitable university programs corresponding to their chosen degree level.
  • Monthly Stipend: Recipients will receive a monthly stipend to cover living expenses.
    • Bachelors: 350 USD
    • Masters: 375 USD
    • PhD: 400 USD
  • Tuition Fee Coverage: The scholarship will cover the full tuition fees for the entire duration of the program.
  • Accommodation Support: Financial assistance will be provided to help students secure suitable accommodation.
  • Round Trip Flight Ticket: A return flight ticket from the student’s home country to Turkey will be provided.
  • Health Insurance: Comprehensive health insurance coverage will be extended to all scholarship recipients.
  • 1-year Turkish Language Course: To facilitate integration and better academic performance, students will undergo a 1-year Turkish language course.
  • Academic and Professional Programs: Opportunities for academic enhancement, workshops, and professional development programs will be made available.

Documents Required:

  1. ID:
    • A valid passport or your country’s ID card.
  2. School and College Stuff:
    • High school certificate for Bachelor’s.
    • Bachelor’s degree papers for Master’s.
    • Master’s degree papers for PhD.
    • Any other study-related certificates.
  3. Language:
    • Test scores like TOEFL or IELTS if needed.
    • If your course is in Turkish, a Turkish language certificate or proof you finished a Turkish course can be useful.
  4. Your Resume:
    • A document listing your education, jobs, and projects.
  5. Recommendations:
    • Letters from teachers, bosses, or others who can vouch for you.
  6. Why You’re Applying:
    • A letter telling why you want to study this, your goals, and how the scholarship will help.
  7. Health:
    • A doctor’s note saying you’re healthy and okay to study abroad.
  8. Financial Info:
    • Papers showing your or your family’s income to prove you need financial aid.
  9. Extra Stuff:
    • Any certificates from courses, workshops, or other activities.
    • Any other papers that can make your application stronger.

Which Countries Can Apply for the Scholarship?

  • Associate Degree: Click here to see the list of countries eligible for this level.
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Click here to find out which countries can apply for this level.
  • Master’s Degree: Click here to see the countries eligible for Master’s programs.
  • PhD Programs: Click here to check the list of countries for PhD studies.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit the Website: Go to the Turkiye Scholarship website to apply.
  2. Choose Your Language: The website is available in eight languages: Turkish, Arabic, English, French, Russian, Bosnian, Persian, and Spanish. Pick the language you’re most comfortable with.
  3. Submit Before the Deadline: Make sure to send in your application by 16th May 2024.

Apply Now

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