Bilkent University invites students from different countries of the world to apply for a scholarship to study a bachelor’s in Turkey, as this scholarship is open to all international students of various nationalities wishing to study in Turkey
About the university
Bilkent University is the first private university in Turkey, founded by Prof. Dr. Ihsan Dogaraji, not for profit. Rather, the primary goal of its establishment is to be a center of excellence in the field of higher education and scientific research. The word Bilkent is an abbreviation of “bilim kenti”, which in Turkish means “the city of science and learning.” Our campus is located in the center of Ankara, and we cover an area of more than 500 hectares (1,200 acres). Bilkent University is ranked # 129 globally and No. 2 (after Istanbul Technical University) nationally in the field of engineering and technology (by – QS World University Rankings 2009).
Bilkent University scholarship details
University: Bilkent University in Turkey
Course Level: Bachelor’s program
Nationality: All nationalities are eligible
Place of study: Turkey
Eligibility criteria for the grant
Eligible Countries: All nationalities are eligible
Adjoining Majors: The scholarship will be allocated to undergraduate study in any major offered by the university
Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
1- Students who apply to Bilkent University must have a high school diploma in addition to national or international test scores (SAT or YOS)
2- Students can benefit from the tuition fee waiver grants for a maximum of 4 semesters in the English language preparatory program and for a maximum period of 10 semesters in undergraduate programs for a period of 4 years. Residency grants are also provided for up to 8 semesters
3- Students are required to maintain a minimum annual GPA of 2.00 / 4.00.
Students of the English Preparatory Program will also be required to pass the PAE exam by the end of the academic year. Grants will be reduced
Scholarships for students who fail to meet these requirements by one or two levels and cannot be restored even if students make it
By improving their performance.
4- Students who are granted a free university housing grant must maintain an annual GPA of no less than 2.50 / 4.00. Students who fail to meet this requirement will lose their residency grant.
5- Attending all lectures and academic activities is compulsory for all scholarship students, even if the course instructor does not officially attend or does not specify a minimum attendance. In the event of no attendance, scholarships may be temporarily suspended at any time.
How to apply to Bilkent University Scholarships
Students must apply for admission to one of the university’s programs, after which eligible students will be automatically nominated for the scholarship
Funding provided through Bilkent University Scholarships
The university will offer eligible students full or partial scholarships for tuition fee waiver. Tuition fee waiver scholarships are awarded at five levels, ranging from 20% to 100%. The university also offers a university housing grant to a limited number of high achieving students who are on the full tuition waiver scholarship.