Turkish Educational Foundation - TEV Scholarships for international studies

The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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Location (s):

  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Worldwide


TEV gives scholarships for abroad studies since 1969 in order to enrich the source of manpower in our country and to support the development of senior executives and specialized people who are highly needed in Turkey.


Our scope of scholarships

1- Scholarships in Master's Degrees,

2- Scholarships for Research and Developments in the field of Medicine

3- Complimentary Scholarships for Doctorate studies in Singapore (TEV-SINGA)


In accordance with TEV's regulations for Scholarships for Abroad Studies, the foundation determines every year during August-September the branches and the number of scholars by taking into consideration the budget opportunities and the need for highly qualified manpower. The institutions we collaborate with and the branches we identify for scholarships will be determined separately.

TEV's Master's Degree scholarships for abroad studies are published all over Turkey every year in October in Turkey's biggest newspapers for two days. Moreover, in October and November those scholarships are published on our web site. Additionally, related faculties will receive it as an announcement. Candidates who qualify for those scholarship programs have to apply directly to TEV during the given timeframe. Scholarships are only granted to students who are going to be accepted from the best universities in the U.S. and in Western European countries with whom TEV is working in collaboration. After the announcement of the scholarship programs, the list of universities, for which scholarships will be given, can be obtained from TEV or the institutions which give scholarships in collaboration with TEV.

Candidates do not need to provide TEV their acceptances from the foreign universities. However, they should contact the universities themselves as of November and inform TEV about their acceptances within the prescribed period.

Scholarship candidates will be evaluated by TEV based on their GPA during their higher education, their proficiencies in foreign languages, exam results measuring their professional knowledge (GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS etc.), interview results (The interview commission will be formed by faculty members based on the areas the majority of the candidates have applied for and by representatives from institutions TEV work in collaboration with.) and their parents' financial situation.

The details about our scholarship topics are given every year in the appendixes of our announcements.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:


  • To be a citizen of the Turkish Republic and under the age of 30,
  • Candidates are supposed to study in mentioned fields within the boundaries of Turkey and should be in their last year or graduates of those programs. (For MBA studies applicants are required to be graduates).
  • Candidates should have for the postgraduate study a GPA of at least 3 out of 4 or 75 out of 100 (Those who attend the I. learning program at Turkish universities can apply for our scholarships).
  • Candidates should know the language of the country they are planning to study at a level to pursue a master's program (Language test results can be given to TEV after the scholarship application within the predetermined time limit).

1) Those who will study in English should score at least 79-80 in the TOEFL exam or 6.5 in the IELTS. If the master's program will be in English, adequacy of professional knowledge is measured via GMAT for business management studies and GRE for other fields. Candidates must be ranked in the top 50% in those tests.

2) Candidates who know German, French and Italian should certify that their language proficiency is sufficient to study at a master's program in the applicable country.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

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