Bilkent University scholarships to study bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. in Turkey 2021-2022



Bilkent University is a private university located in Ankara, Turkey. It was founded by Prof. İhsan Doğramacı in 1984, with the aim of creating a center of excellence in higher education and research. It was the first non-profit private university established in the country.

It is a private, non-profit university that offers 29 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs. The university is among the top 400 universities for quality education. It is ranked as one of the best universities in Turkey and offers various degree programs.

BU provides an environment for learning and intellectual growth that encompasses science, technology and humanities. Here students have the highest chances of obtaining additional sources of funding. The university offers excellent educational courses to students to enhance their learning and provide opportunities for practical participation in the real world.


Country of study: Turkey
University: Bilkent University
Scholarship Level: Bachelor, Master, PhD
Deadline: July 10, 2021

Duration of Bilkent University Scholarships:

  • Bachelor scholarship: (4 years)
  • Master Scholarships: (3 years)
  • Doctoral Scholarship: (4 years)

Funding provided in the Scholarships

Bilkent University offers a fully-funded international student scholarship in Turkey for international students. This international scholarship will cover all expenses:

  • Waiver of tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend and housing support (total 4.500 TL / month)
  • Private health insurance
  • laptop
  • The meal card
  • Travel support (once a year, in a fixed amount per year) to attend scientific events.

Specializations available:

Bachelor’s programs

College of Arts, Design and Architecture

  • Department of Architecture
  • Communication and Design Department
  • Department of Fine Arts
  • Department of Graphic Design
  • Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

College of Business Administration

  • Administrative Affairs Department

College of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of International Relations
  • Department of Political Science and Public Administration
  • Department of Psychology

College of Engineering

  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Industrial Engineering

College of Arts and Literature

  • Department of American Culture and Literature
  • Department of archaeology
  • Department of English Language and Literature
  • Department of Philosophy

College of Science

  • chemistry department
  • Mathematics department
  • Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • physics department

College of Music and Performing Arts

  • Department of Music

School of Applied Technology and Management

  • Information systems and technologies
  • Tourism and Hotel Management

Postgraduate programs

Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences

  • Archeology (Master)
  • Business Administration (MBA, Executive MBA, MA, PhD)
  • Conference Interpretation (Master)
  • Economics (Master, PhD)
  • Energy Economics, Policy and Security Program (EEPS) (Master)
  • History (MA, PhD)
  • Interior Architecture and Environmental Design (Master, PhD)
  • International Affairs and Public Policy (MIAPP)
  • International Relations (MA, PhD)
  • Law
  • Media and Design (MFA)
  • Media and Visual Studies (Master)
  • Music (MA, PhD)
  • Philosophy (MA, PhD)
  • Political Science (MA, PhD)
  • Psychology (MA, PhD)
  • Turkish Literature (MA, PhD)

Graduate School of Education

  • Curriculum and Instruction (Master, PhD)
  • Curriculum and Instruction with Teaching Certificate (Master)
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Master)

Graduate School of Engineering and Sciences

  • Architecture (MS)
  • Chemistry (Master, PhD)
  • Computer Engineering (Master, PhD)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Master, PhD)
  • Industrial Engineering (Master, PhD)
  • Materials Science and Nanotechnology (Master, PhD)
  • Mathematics (Master, PhD)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Master, PhD)
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics (MA, PhD)
  • Neuroscience (MA, PhD)
  • Physics (Master, PhD)
  • 590 / GE 690: Academic practices
  • 500 GE: Research Methods and Academic Publishing Ethics

Conditions for submission

  • Bachelor’s graduates or Master of Science students need to have at least 2.80 / 4.00 CGPA at the time of application.
  • If you are a Turkish citizen residing in Turkey: ALES score is required, <55 (quantitative)
  • Otherwise; GRE General Test Score required: 153 (quantitative). However, if you are out of the business by a slim margin and have a solid background, we encourage you to apply.
  • TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent COPE (at least C).

How to apply

Eligible applicants who want to apply for this scholarship to study in Turkey should apply for admission to Bilkent University. Please click the “Apply” button below and follow the instructions to submit your application.

required documents

  • Proof of degree (if already obtained)
  • Official transcripts (most recent)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation.

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