TDF Imam Khatip Scholarship for Students in Middle and Secondary Schools

February 7, 2023

Imam Khatip Scholarship applications are now being accepted by the Turkish Diyanet Foundation (TDF) for intermediate and secondary school students. TDF provides high school students who attend Imam Khatip High School with an excellent educational curriculum. TDF works in the sphere of education to assist students from 111 nations in providing Islamic education to Muslim communities and teaching each of Islam’s tenets to qualified individuals.

Apply also: Asian Institute of Technology’s (AIT’s) Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)

Brief Details About Imam Khatip Scholarships

  • Host Country: Turkey
  • Host Institution/Organization: Diyant Bruslari Scholarships
  • Funding Type: Fully Funded
  • Level of Study: School
  • Fields of Study: Several Fields
  • Eligible Students: International Students
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Application Period: 15 January – 28 February 2023
  • Application Evaluation: 01-25 March 2023
  • Interview Process: 20 March-31 May 2023
  • Interview Evaluation: 01 -15 June 2023
  • Result Announcement: 15 June 2023
  • Application Status: Open Now


  • Annual health expenses;
  • Residence Permit or Fee;
  • Clothing Scholarship;
  • Round–trip flight tickets to the students every year during their education in Turkey;
  • Stationery Support;
  • Summer and Winter Camps;
  • Academic Support Activities;
  • Three meals a day;
  • Library facility access;
  • Sports fields;
  • Visits to historical places and various cities;
  • Private tutor for students who wish to be Quran Hafiz;
  • Opportunity to be an Imam on Fridays;
  • Market Permissions;
  • Free school uniforms and textbooks;
  • Computer room;
  • Lounges;
  • 24 hours hot water;
  • Canteen;
  • Various courses and activities will contribute to personal development.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a citizen of any country but the Republic of Turkey;
  • Not married (be single);
  • Born after 01 January 2007;
  • To graduate from higher secondary or intermediate equivalent to Turkish grade 8 with a score degree of at least 70 percent;
  • Not have been punished during his education;
  • Not repetition or school suspension for more than two years;
  • The student or his family must not live inside Turkey and must live in his own home country;
  • Not be a refugee and not live with family in Turkey;
  • Be mentally and physically healthy;
  • Not finished primary education in Turkey

Required Documents

  • Valid original secondary school certificate or a certified copy of the diploma;
  • A transcript of the 8th grade and, if a senior, the original or certified copy of the previous year’s transcript;
  • Tazkera or Passport or certified copy of Passport;
  • An official health report;
  • Six passport photographs (4.5 x6 cm in size);
  • Education valid visa;
  • Birth Certificate;
  • Parental or guardian consent for the applicant to study in Turkey.

Application Procedure

  • Visual Aptitude Test;
  • Knowledge of reciting the Qur’an and tajwid;
  • Basic religious knowledge (Faith, worship, Sirah ethics);
  • General culture;
  • Self-expression ability;
  • Preference awareness;
  • Special talent;
  • Language skills

Apply Now

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