The Turkish Scholarships (Türkiye Bursları) program at Koç University

Türkiye Scholarships is a scholarship program supported by the Turkish Government which provides financial support for international students in their intended program of study at selected Turkish universities.

Türkiye Scholarships offers support to students from all countries who wish to pursue undergraduate, master and Ph.D. programs at Turkish universities. It also supports academicians and post-doctoral researchers to collaborate with Turkish researchers.

Starting from the academic year 2019-2020 Koç University will offer joint scholarships with Turkish Scholarships for international students as follows:

  • 5 undergraduate scholarships for all programs except Medicine and Nursing
  • 10 Master scholarships for all programs (this includes Thesis and Non-Thesis based Master programs)
  • 50 Ph.D. scholarships for all programs
  • 5-10 Post-doctoral/research scholarships

What is the covered by the Türkiye Scholarships at Koç University?

The Türkiye Scholarship at Koç University offers

  • 100% tuition scholarships 
  • Dormitory accommodation (according to the monthly support offered by Turkish Scholarships)
  • Monthly stipend (according to the monthly support offered by Turkish Scholarships)
  • Flights
  • Other benefits (Turkish Language Course tuition during studies, visa application support, extra-curricular social and cultural integration activities)

How to apply?

  • Undergraduate scholarships: complete the online application form at https://tbbs.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/ with all the required documents and information. For Koç University this includes a valid SAT test score and TOEFL test score. If selected by Turkish Scholarships Evaluation Committee, Koç University will provide approval and you will be offered admission to the relevant undergraduate program. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY ALL THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND INSTRUCTIONS in the Turkish Scholarships “How to Apply” page. 
  • Master scholarships: complete the online application form at https://tbbs.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr/ and also at https://apply.ku.edu.tr/gradapp with all the required documents and information. For Koç University this includes a valid GRE/GMAT test score and TOEFL test score. If selected by Turkish Scholarships Evaluation Committee AND Koç University you will be offered admission to the relevant Master program. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY ALL THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND INSTRUCTIONS in the Turkish Scholarships “How to Apply” page and in the relevant Graduate School page about admission requirements. 
  • Ph.D. scholarships: complete the online application form at https://apply.ku.edu.tr/gradapp with all the required documents and information. For Koç University this includes a valid GRE/GMAT test score and TOEFL test score. If selected by Koç University you will be offered admission to the relevant Ph.D. program. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY ALL THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND INSTRUCTIONS in the Turkish Scholarships “How to Apply” page and in the relevant Graduate School page about admission requirements. 

 

Please check the Türkiye Scholarships website for detailed information including their Frequently Asked Questions https://www.turkiyeburslari.gov.tr 

IMPORTANT: make sure you complete your application before the Turkish Scholarships application deadline of 20 February 2019

Program brochure in English
Email study@ku.edu.tr for details of the program at Koç University or info@turkiyeburslari.org for application portal queries
Application Deadline: 20 FEBRUARY 2019