Bilkent University Scholarships Turkey

Applications to Bilkent University scholarships are now open for international students. Students from all over the world are invited to apply for the Bilkent University scholarship program. Multiple scholarship programs are offered to students willing to study at Bilkent University.

Bilkent University:

The Bilkent university is the most prestigious and well-reputed public university located in Ankara, Turkey. It was established in 1984. For the academic year 2023-2024, Bilkent University is offering international students with undergraduate/ graduate degree programs. Students can study in an international scholarship program offered by Bilkent University. It offers international students with different scholarship programs including funded and fully funded international scholarships.

Almost all kinds of academic fields are offered including Sciences, Information Technology, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Humanities, Arts, and Sciences. With the Bilkent University scholarship program, students can fulfill their dream to study in Turkey.

Every year international students from around the whole globe are invited to apply for Bilkent university scholarships. In this article, we have explained in detail about different scholarship programs offered by Bilkent University. Scholarships for International students are offered, so students should avail this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Host Country: Turkey

Host University: Bilkent University

Financial Assistance: Fully Funded

Degree Level: Undergraduate | Graduate

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Academic Field of Study:

Following are the academic field of study offered to international students by Bilkent University.

Field of Study Available for Undergraduate Degree Programs:

SCHOOL OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

  1.     Computer Technology and Information Systems
  2.     Tourism and Hotel Management

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

  1.     Department of Computer Engineering
  2.     Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  3.     Department of Industrial Engineering

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND LETTERS

  1.     Department of American Culture and Literature
  2.     Department of Archaeology
  3.     Department of English Language and Literature
  4.     Department of Philosophy

FACULTY OF ART, DESIGN, AND ARCHITECTURE

  1.     Department of Architecture
  2.     Department of Communication and Design
  3.     Department of Fine Arts
  4.     Department of Graphic Design
  5.     Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
  6.     Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  1.     Department of Management

FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, ADMINISTRATIVE AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  1.     Department of Economics
  2.     Department of International Relations
  3.     Department of Political Science and Public Administration
  4.     Department of Psychology

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

  1.     Department of Chemistry
  2.     Department of Mathematics
  3.     Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
  4.     Department of Physics

FACULTY OF MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS

  1.     Department of Music

Field of Study Available for Graduate Degree Programs:

  1. Materials Science & Nanotechnology (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  2.     Molecular Biology and Genetics (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  3.     Neuroscience (M.S. and Ph.D.)Physics (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  4.     Chemistry (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  5.     Mathematics (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  6.     Telecommunications and Networking ( Non-thesis M.S.)
  7. Architecture (M.S.)
  8.     Computer Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  9.     Electrical and Electronics Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  10.     Industrial Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)
  11.     Mechanical Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)

Scholarship Value/ Inclusions:

As different scholarship programs are offered by Bilkent University. Following are the scholarships offered to international students:

#1 Undergraduate Scholarship / Merit Scholarship Program:

  • Offers partial and full tuition fee waivers.
  • Limited Accommodation may also be provided to full tuition fee waiver students.
  • Students can avail of tuition fee waiver scholarships for a maximum of 4 semesters in the English Preparatory Program and for a maximum of 10 semesters in 4 – year undergraduate programs.
  • Accommodation scholarships are also provided for 8 semesters.

#2 UNAM Bilkent University President Graduate Fellowship:

MS Scholarship Program:

  • Provides tuition fee waiver.
  • Monthly allowance and housing support.
  • Covers health insurance.
  • Provide a laptop computer.
  • Travel support to attend educational events.
  • The Awardee is expected to disseminate the thesis research work.

PhD Scholarship Program:

  • Provides tuition fee waiver.
  • Monthly allowance and housing support.
  • Covers health insurance.
  • Provide a laptop computer.
  • Provides with a meal card.
  • Travel support to attend educational events.
  • The Awardee is expected to disseminate the thesis research work.

#3 UNAM Scholarship For Young Women:

MS Scholarship:

  •     Provides with a Tuition waiver.
  •     Monthly stipend and housing support.
  •     Covers health insurance.
  •     A laptop computer.

Ph.D. Scholarship:

  1. Tuition waiver.
  2. Monthly stipend and housing.
  3. Health insurance.
  4. A laptop computer.
  5. Meal card (For Ph.D. qualifier).

#4 UNAM Graduate Scholarship:

This scholarship Program Provides MS And Ph.D. Scholarship to students With Distinctive Academic Achievements.

MS Scholarship:

  1.     Tuition waiver.
  2.     Monthly stipend and housing.
  3.     Private health insurance.
  4.     A laptop computer.

Ph.D. Scholarship:

  1.     Tuition waiver.
  2.     Monthly stipend and housing.
  3.     Private health insurance.
  4.     A laptop computer.
  5.     Meal card (after the Ph.D. qualifier).

#5 Externally Funded Projects:

This scholarship is provided to international students who want to pursue their education in Masters’s and Ph.D. studies and is funded by TÜBİTAK R&D, TÜBİTAK BİDEB, EU, and industry.

  • Tuition fee waiver.
  • The monthly allowance varies.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Laptop.
  • Meal card (for Ph.D. students).
  • 50% housing discount for students who do not work in another income-generating job (Only for doctoral students).

Eligibility Criteria for Bilkent University Scholarships:

  • All international applicants are eligible to apply for Bilkent University Scholarship.
  • Students who want to pursue their education in undergraduate degree programs must have completed a high school degree.
  • Students who want to pursue their education in master’s degree programs must have completed a bachelor’s degree.
  • Students who want to pursue their education in Ph.D. degree programs must have completed a master’s degree.
  • Students must have a 2.80/4.00 CGPA at the time of applying for the application.
  • GRE General Test score is required: 153 
  • For more information about eligibility criteria, check the official site.

Documents Required:

  • Highest Degree/ Diploma
  • Highest transcript
  • Two recommendation letters 
  • A study or research plan.
  • Published academic papers and academic achievements (not compulsory).
  • Passport Scan 
  • Photograph with white background
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Language Proficiency Certificate: TOEFL IBT(Score must be at least 87), IELTS (score must be at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent COPE (score must be at least C)
  • Other reference documents

How to Apply for Bilkent University Scholarship:

  • Students need to apply online for Bilkent University Scholarship.
  • Need to make an account for applying.
  • After making account, student need to complete application form.
  • Upload all the required documents.

Deadline to Apply:

As different scholarship programs are offered at Bilkent University, so application deadline varies.

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