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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

SPARK Scholarship Programme for International Students in Turkey

Applications are now open for Students residing in Turkey to apply for the SPARK Scholarship Program for international students.

The scholarship programme offered by the “SPARK” organisation aims to empower international students residing in Türkiye to access high-quality educational opportunities. The programme seeks to enhance the academic and professional capabilities of students by providing financial support, skills training, and economic empowerment activities.

This scholarship does not cover tuition fees, but it provides students with a monthly stipend to help them throughout the course of their educational journey.


SPARK Scholarship Benefits

The SPARK Scholarship Programme in Turkey offers several benefits to international students:

1). Financial Support: Recipients receive monthly stipends according to the following:

  • 1000 Turkish Lira per month for vocational school students.

  • 2000 Turkish Lira per month for college students.

  • 3000 Turkish Lira per month for students in human medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy.

2). Skills Training: The programme provides opportunities for skills development, enhancing students’ academic and professional capabilities.

3). Empowerment Activities: Students benefit from economic empowerment initiatives, fostering personal growth and career advancement.

4). Inclusive Approach: The scholarship prioritizes individuals with disabilities, females, refugees, and students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.


Eligibility Criteria

To be Considered for the SPARK Scholarship Program, students need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of a country other than Türkiye.

  • Must be foreign national living in Turkey

  • Applicants must be born on or after January 1, 2000.

  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or be set to graduate in 2024.

  • Applicants must not be currently enrolled in any Turkish university.

  • Applicants must not require a preparatory language year.

Scholarship Priorities:

Priority is given to individuals with disabilities, females, refugees, and students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.


Application Process

Eligible candidates are invited to apply online by following below steps:

  1. Fill out the online application form via the link: Application Form

  2. Submit supporting documents such as graduation certificates, ID, and any other required documents.

  3. Submit the application before the deadline.

Evaluation and Selection:

Applications are evaluated based on academic criteria, socio-economic status, and the specified priorities for targeted groups.

Important Dates:

  • Application start date: June 27, 2024.

  • Application deadline: July 12, 2024.

  • Phone interviews: July 13 to July 30, 2024.

  • Results announcement: August 1 to August 7, 2024.

  • Contract signing: October 1, 2024.





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