Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply to the Scholarship Programme?

Public and private sector employees, academic/administrative staff of universities and senior undergraduate/graduate (Master’s or PhD) students in Turkey can apply to the Scholarship Programme.

When can I apply to the Programme?

Within the scope of the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, scholars may carry out their academic studies at any university or equivalent institution in any EU member country.

Effective from the 2024-2025 academic year, the United Kingdom is not among the eligible countries where scholars conduct their academic programmes within the scope of the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme.

Can I apply online?

Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme cannot be applied online. Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope by registered mail, private courier service or by hand-delivery to the address stated in the Announcement. Applications sent by any other means (e.g. by fax or by e-mail) or delivered to other addresses will be rejected.

What expenses does the scholarship cover?

The scholarship covers the following;

  • Tuition fees (up to maximum 22.000 Euros),
  • Living expenses (accommodation and meals, communication, local transportation, cultural activities, etc.) differing according to the host EU member country as given in the website of the Directorate for EU Affairs[2],
  • Fixed amount (3.500 Euros) for various expenses payable only once (to be used for visa-passport, educational materials, travel, study visit, registration to local authorities, health and insurance, any tax liabilities and similar expenses).
Where are the applications submitted to?

Applications are submitted to the Contracting Authority, Central Finance and Contracts Unit. Please examine the Scholarship Announcement of the related year for information on how to submit the application documents and to which address.

Which fields does the Programme support?

Jean Monnet Scholarships are granted for academic studies related to Turkey’s EU harmonisation process and the EU acquis. Therefore, unlike other graduate scholarships, these scholarships will be awarded to studies on the EU acquis chapters listed in the Announcement.

Can I apply to the programmes that are not listed in your catalogue published on the website?

Applicants may examine the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme Hosting Institutions Catalogue to help determine graduate programmes they wish to pursue. However, applicants are not limited to the programmes or universities / similar institutions given in the catalogue.

When can I apply to the Programme?

An announcement document within the scope of the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme is prepared and published specifically for each academic year and you are recommended to follow the Central Finance and Contracts Unit (, Directorate for EU Affairs (, Delegation of the European Union to Turkey (, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme ( websites and social media accounts of the Scholarship Programme.