Turkish Diyanet Foundation Scholarships for 2024

The Diyanet Foundation Scholarships for 2024, offered by the Turkish Diyanet Foundation (TDF), present a remarkable opportunity for international students to pursue their educational ambitions in Turkey. These scholarships cover a wide range of programs, including high school, undergraduate, and postgraduate studies in theology and related fields. Here’s an overview of the scholarship program, including eligibility criteria, the application process, and deadlines:


The scholarships offer a comprehensive package that includes tuition fees, accommodation, a monthly allowance, health insurance, and travel costs. The objective is to alleviate the financial burdens on students, enabling them to concentrate fully on their academic and personal development. The programs are tailored to foster scholars, leaders, and intellectuals in Islamic studies​.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for the Diyanet Foundation Scholarships varies depending on the specific program but generally includes international students who demonstrate strong academic performance and meet the program’s qualifications.

Specific requirements may include age limits and academic achievements. For example, applicants for the International Anatolian Imam Hatip High School Program must be non-Turkish citizens, unmarried, born on or after January 1, 2008, and have a minimum 70% score in higher secondary school or equivalent. They must not have been disciplined during their education, must reside outside Turkey, and maintain good physical and mental health​.

For postgraduate applicants, requirements include having a bachelor’s degree thesis (for master’s applicants) or a master’s degree thesis (for Ph.D. applicants), graduating by July 2024 from relevant fields, not having any health problems that would impede studies, not having received any disciplinary punishments or convictions, and meeting specific language proficiency requirements​.

Application Process

The application process for the TDV Scholarships involves applying through the Diyanet Scholarships Management System (DBYS). The application period for the 2024-2025 academic year ends on March 1, 2024. After document and information checks for preliminary evaluation, applicants will be invited for face-to-face interviews in their respective countries. Interviews assess various competencies, including religious knowledge, general culture, self-expression ability, preference awareness, and language skills​​​.

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for Diyanet Foundation scholarships is March 1, 2024. It’s crucial to start the application process early to ensure all materials and documents are submitted on time. Evaluation of applications, interviews, and final selections will follow the application deadline, with results typically announced by June 10, 2024.

Dr. Youasf Saeed

I am Dr. Engr. Yousaf Saeed, the creator of this Fully Funded Scholarship platform. My academic journey has been marked by securing three significant international scholarships for my undergraduate and postgraduate studies, including the esteemed Australia Awards, CSC, and HKPFS. I am an affiliate of IChemE and have lent my engineering skills to renowned companies such as Aramco and BYCO oil refinery. My scholarly work is published in leading SCI journals, a fact that underscores my academic excellence, visible on my Researchgate Profile. Motivated by my deep-seated passion for education and dedication to fostering emerging scholars, i established this website to serve as a guiding light for international students aspiring to pursue their education abroad. As a distinguished educationist and mentor, i am specialized in steering students through the complexities of research and the journey towards achieving patents. Through this platform, I offer invaluable insights and mentorship, shining a light on pathways to fully funded scholarships, exchange programs, internships, and rewarding research career trajectories. My mission is to help students navigate the vast educational opportunities abroad, ensuring they grasp the chances that will shape their promising futures. Whereas you can also choose to follow me on my social media: - Facebook - Linkedin - Youtube

Related Articles