“Apply Now”: Turkish Government Invites Nigerians, Others for Fully-Funded Scholarship

“Apply Now”: Turkish Government Invites Nigerians, Others for Fully-Funded Scholarship

  • The Türkiye scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship programme that is open to all international students
  • The scholarship programme covers tuition fees, provides accommodation for students, provides monthly stipend and other benefits
  • It is also open to interested applicants in the long-term Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and other categories of learning

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5-year-experience covering basic and tertiary education in Nigeria and worldwide

The Turkish Government is offering Nigerians and other foreign students fully-funded scholarships with opportunities to discover the country and acquire new skills.

The scholarship programme considers everything that international students will need during their academic studies.

Turkey invites Nigerian students to apply for fully-funded scholarship
Nigerian students invited to study for a fully-funded scholarship with monthly stipends in Turkey Photo Credit: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group
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The scholarships range from long-term bachelor's, master's, and PhD. Others are research and merit-based scholarships, art scholarships and joint scholarship programmes created with internationally reputable institutions.

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According to the website, the Türkiye Scholarships covers tuition fees, provides accommodation for students, and provides a monthly stipend and other benefits.


  • Citizens of all countries
  • Graduates or those who will graduate at the end of the current academic year (before August 2022)
  • Researchers and academics

Application Criteria

Minimum academic achievement

  • For undergraduate candidates: 70%
  • For graduate candidates: 75%
  • For candidates in Health Sciences (Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy): 90%

Age Criteria

  • For undergraduate programs: being under the age of 21
  • For master’s programs: being under the age of 30
  • For PhD programs: being under the age of 35
  • For Research Scholarship: being under the age of 50

5 Steps to Apply

There are five steps in applying for the Türkiye fully-funded scholarships

1. Create your personal account on Türkiye Scholarships Application System (TBBS)

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2. Upload all required documents

3. List your dream university and program preference

4. Write an original letter of intent explaining your preferences. Expectations and goals for the future

5. After reviewing all the stages and documents, approve your application

Canada invites Nigerians to apply for fully-funded scholarship

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the University of Toronto in Canada is inviting young Nigerians to apply for the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship.

The scholarship program is for international undergraduate applicants, who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and creativity and are recognised as leaders within their school.

Austria invites Nigerians to apply for fully-funded scholarship

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria(ISTA) is offering Nigerians and other international students a lifetime opportunity to move and study in Europe in 2024.

According to ISTA, the 2024 call for PhD students is open for Bachelor's and Master's degree holders. ISTA welcomes students with different academic backgrounds who can bring their skills and experiences to the scientific setting.

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Netherlands invites Nigerians for fully-funded scholarship

Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands has opened its door to students from the African continent to pursue their Master’s degree for a fully-funded scholarship.

According to the institution, the scholarship is called the Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP). It is targeted at talented and motivated students to support capacity building in Africa.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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