This is a fully funded scholarship offered by the Turkish government, known as the TOAY scholarship. It covers university and program placement, accommodation, monthly stipend, health insurance, and flight tickets. The eligibility criteria include minimum academic achievement percentages and age limits.
- Fully funded scholarship for studying abroad
- University and program placement provided
- Free accommodation upon arrival
- Monthly stipend for living expenses
- Health insurance and flight ticket coverage
- Available for undergraduate, Masters, and PhD applicants
Have you ever thought about winning a fully funded scholarship to study abroad, one which provides you with a university and department placement meaning you don’t even need to apply separately to the department? One which covers your entire tuition fees, gives you free health insurance, and not only that – a scholarship that provides you with free accommodation upon arrival and pays you a monthly stipend for your living expenses? Surprisingly, that is not all. The scholarship for today covers your flight ticket so that you have nothing to worry about. This is the kind of scholarship I will be unveiling in this video.
Today, we are looking at the Turkish government scholarship, also known as the TOAY scholarships. This is a unique scholarship, as you can see on the screen. You can see right here that this scholarship is going to give you a university and program placement, so you don’t have to bother about applying directly to the university or the program. You’re also going to get accommodation from this scholarship. You also get a monthly stipend; your health insurance is covered; your flight ticket is covered. You also get a chance to learn the Turkish language, and your tuition fee is also covered.
Scholarship is Available For Undergraduate?
We’re going to take a look at this fully funded scholarship right here. So if you come down right here, you can see the benefits of this scholarship, all the benefits that are covered and the monthly stipend. You can see right here the scholarship provides a monthly stipend of 3,500 Turkish Lira to undergraduate students, 5,000 Turkish Lira to Masters, and then 6,500 Turkish Lira to PhD students per month.
Now let’s talk about the eligibility criteria for this scholarship. The minimum academic achievement for undergraduate candidates should be 70%. This means that your academic achievement should be at least 70%. For graduate candidates, that is for Masters and PhD, your academic achievement should be 75%. And for candidates who are interested in Health Sciences, such as medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy, your academic achievement should be 90%.
For Undergraduate Programs
Let’s talk about the age criteria. For undergraduate programs, you should be under the age of 21. For Masters, you should be under the age of 30, and for PhD, you should be under the age of 35 years old.
Talking about the eligible groups, let’s see right here. You can see that citizens of all countries are eligible, so you don’t have to worry about whether your country is eligible or not. If you are still in school, for example, you are still doing your Bachelors or you are still in the Secondary School, you are still eligible to apply to this scholarship if you will graduate before August 2024. Graduates who will graduate at the end of the current Academic Year are eligible to apply.
If you are a researcher or academic, you are eligible to apply as well. Also, individuals who are currently enrolled in a program in any Turkish University are eligible to apply. Only Turkish citizens and individuals who have lost their Turkish citizenship are not eligible to apply.
Before I teach you the step-by-step procedure to apply to this scholarship, as well as how to search for universities and programs that you will include in your application..
The Required Documents
Let’s talk about the required documents. Make sure you don’t click away because we still have some important aspects to cover. So right on the screen, you can see the documents you would need to apply for this scholarship. You need a valid identity document like your ID card or passport. You need a photograph of the candidate taken at least within the last one year, that is your passport photograph. And then you need National exam results if you have any. You need your diploma or temporary graduation certificate if you have that. And depending on what you are applying to, if it’s bachelor’s, Masters, or PhD, then you need your transcript of record.
You might also need International exam results like GRE, GMAT, SAT, that is if it is required by your chosen University or program. Most of the time, these are not required. And also, you need the international language test results such as TOEFL or IELTS if it is required by your chosen University. Most of the time, this is also not required. And for those who are applying for a PhD, you need a proposal for your research topic, that is a research proposal.
The Application Procedure
Now let’s talk about the application procedure. It is quite straightforward. But before we talk about the application procedure, let me teach you how to access the scholarship, especially this page right here. So there are two ways you can access this scholarship. You can go to ‘openness n.com’. Once you visit ‘openness n.com’, you can see right here the scholarship we’re talking about. This is the ‘Study in Turkey 2024-2025 Fully Funded Scholarship for bachelor’s, Masters, and PhD levels’. So that is one way to access it. Or you can go over to Google and write on Google, just type in ‘toaya scholarships’ and hit on the search button. And this will take you to the Google search results, and you can click on the very first link right here, ‘Toaya Scholarships’. And this takes you directly into the official website for this scholarship.