Fully Funded Bilkent University Scholarship in Turkey 2024


The Fully Funded Bilkent University Scholarship in Turkey is open to all internationals pursuing a master's or Ph.D. degree. Bilkent UNAM offers various financial aid options and prestigious fellowship/scholarship opportunities for graduate students. These include:

1. UNAM Bilkent University President Graduate Fellowship (formerly named Bilkent UNAM Graduate Fellowship)

2. UNAM Scholarship for Young Women

3. Bilkent UNAM Graduate Scholarship

4. Scholarship from externally funded projects

Bilkent University Scholarship is the highest paying scholarship for international students to study in Turkey for free. Bilkent University Turkey Scholarship will provide you with Education in English For International Students. There is No Application Fee for the Bilkent UNAM Scholarship.

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The eligibility criteria for the Fully Funded Bilkent University Scholarship in Turkey are stated below:

1. Required Language: English. TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section), or Bilkent COPE (at least C).

2. Eligible Countries: All world countries

3. BSc graduates or MSC students need at least a 2.80/4.00 CGPA at the time of application.

4. If you are a Turkish citizen resident in Turkey: ALES score is required, <55 (quantitative)

5. Otherwise, a GRE General Test score is required: 153 (quantitative). However, we encourage you to apply if you are off by a small margin and have a strong background.


The benefits of the Fully Funded Bilkent University Scholarship in Turkey are:

1. Tuition waiver (62.100 TL/year)

2. Monthly stipend and housing (total  of 5.500 TL / month)

3. Private health insurance

4. A laptop computer

5. Meal card (after the PhD qualifier)

6. The Awardee is expected to disseminate the results of his/her thesis research work being carried out at UNAM, one of the means of which is intended to be UNAM’s travel support for his/her oral presentation at a well-known/-respected peer-reviewed conference

Dormitories have single beds or bunk beds, desks, desk chairs, bookcases or shelves, wardrobes, wastebaskets, and mini-refrigerators. All rooms have unlimited high-speed internet access at no charge. All dorms have common areas, such as self-cook kitchens/kitchenettes, TV/social lounges, study lounges, self-service laundry and ironing rooms, and game and visitors’ areas or rooms. Central heating and 24-hour continuous hot water are standard, and each floor is further equipped with common bathrooms and restrooms.


How to Apply?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Bilkent University Scholarship:

1. Create a new account from here.

2. Choose your graduate school.

3. Upload the following documents:

4. Proof of Degree (if already obtained)

5. Official Transcripts (most recent)

6. Statement of Purpose

7. Two Letters of Recommendation

8. Updated Resume

9. Research Proposal If Any

10. IELTS/TOEFL Result

11. GRE Score

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