Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) is offering scholarships for Turkish and international students pursuing Master’s and PhD degrees in various fields of study. These scholarships are designed to attract talented students from around the world to EMU and contribute to its academic excellence and global recognition.
To be eligible for an EMU Master’s or PhD scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Nationality: For Master’s scholarships, applicants must be either Turkish citizens or international students. For PhD scholarships, applicants must be international students.
- Academic Record: Possess a strong academic background, typically with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) for Master’s applicants and a minimum GPA of 3.50 (out of 4.00) for PhD applicants.
- Field of Study: Alignment with one of the Master’s or PhD programs offered by EMU.
- English Proficiency: Fluency in English, both written and spoken, for programs taught in English.
- Language Proficiency (for Turkish applicants): Fluency in Turkish for programs taught in Turkish.
EMU Master’s and PhD scholarships provide a comprehensive package of benefits to successful applicants:
- Full Tuition Waiver: Full tuition coverage for the duration of the Master’s or PhD program.
- Monthly Stipend: A generous monthly stipend to cover living expenses, such as accommodation, meals, and transportation.
- Health Insurance: Coverage under the Turkish national health insurance system.
- Accommodation Support: Assistance with securing suitable accommodation on or near campus.
- Research Support (for PhD applicants): Access to research facilities, resources, and mentorship from experienced faculty members.
- Networking Opportunities: Opportunities to connect with fellow scholars, researchers, and industry professionals in Turkey and beyond.
The application process for EMU Master’s and PhD scholarships is straightforward and involves the following steps:
- Admission Application: Submit an application for admission to the desired Master’s or PhD program through the EMU Online Application System.
- Scholarship Application: Indicate your interest in receiving a scholarship during the admission application process.
- Document Submission: Upload the required documents, including academic transcripts, degree certificates, language proficiency certificates, and a copy of your passport or identity document.
- Application Review: EMU will review your application and evaluate your eligibility for a scholarship based on your academic record, research potential, and alignment with EMU’s academic goals.
- Scholarship Award: Successful applicants will be notified of their scholarship award and provided with further instructions regarding the stipend and other benefits.
The application deadlines for EMU Master’s and PhD scholarships vary depending on the specific program and application cycle. However, early application is strongly encouraged, as scholarships are highly competitive. For the 2024-2025 academic year, the application deadlines typically fall between February and April 2024.
Applications for EMU Master’s and PhD scholarships are reviewed by a selection committee composed of experts from EMU’s academic departments. The committee considers the following factors:
- Academic Record: Strength of academic performance, including GPA, coursework, and research experience.
- Research Proposal (for PhD applicants): Clarity, originality, and feasibility of the proposed research project.
- Alignment with EMU’s Academic Priorities: Alignment of the applicant’s research interests and goals with EMU’s areas of academic excellence.
- Language Proficiency: Demonstrated fluency in English or Turkish, depending on the program’s language of instruction.
- Motivation and Contribution: Articulation of a clear motivation for pursuing a Master’s or PhD degree at EMU and a willingness to contribute to the university’s academic community.
Start of Program
Successful applicants of EMU Master’s and PhD scholarships will commence their studies at EMU in September of the year following the application deadline.
For more information about EMU Master’s and PhD scholarships, application deadlines, and eligibility criteria, please visit the EMU Graduate School website or contact the EMU International Office.