Tuesday, April 28, 2020

[Master and PhD Degree] Koç University Graduate Scholarship Program 2020, Turkey (Fully Funded)

With its world-class quality of education, focus on R&D, globally acclaimed faculty members and students filled with the desire to learn and do research, Koç University offers graduate students a unique experience in this center of excellence.

Koç University is the meeting point for the graduate student who wants to improve himself or herself in their graduate field or who is ambitious and enthusiastic about scientific knowledge and wants to set sail for new horizons in other fields they are interested in.

Our programs are designed to connect academia and the business community, to prepare the graduate students to be socially responsible global leaders and provide them with various career opportunities.
What can you expect as a graduate student at Koç University?
  • Academic and Research Excellence
  • All programs are taught in English
  • Full tuition scholarships for all our research graduate programs
  • An international and lively campus experience with 25% of graduate students coming from outside Turkey
  • Over 200 global partners for graduate exchange opportunities
  • Full visa and immigration support offered by the International Community Office (ICO) as well as social and language integration activities
  • Research, teaching, and career skills development programs and activities offered by specialized support teams.
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Koç University prides itself in offering extensive scholarship packages for high caliber graduate students that meet our selective admissions criteria.
To be considered for a scholarship:
  • complete and submit the online application form for your program of interest with all the required documents. There are NO SEPARATE SCHOLARSHIP FORMS
  • Submitting an application without the required exam scores (GRE, TOEFL) significantly diminishes your admission chances and therefore your scholarship chances.
  • All applications are evaluated on the academic merits of the candidate and not financial need.
  • Scholarship results are communicated to candidates with the admission offer letter from the relevant Graduate School through the online application system and by email.
  • For specific Master and Ph.D. scholarship terms and benefits awarded by each Graduate School please visit their websites.

The scholarships for our MA/MSc with Thesis programs include:
  • 100% tuition scholarship (full tuition waiver for all admitted candidates is guaranteed)
  • Monthly stipend (awarded on a competitive basis depending on the Graduate School or program)
  • Accommodation (awarded on a competitive basis depending on the Graduate School or program)
  • Other benefits (awarded on a competitive basis depending on the Graduate School or program)
The scholarships for our PhD programs include:
  • 100% tuition scholarship (full tuition waiver for all admitted candidates is guaranteed)
  • Monthly stipend (amount depends on the decision of the evaluation committee at the relevant Graduate School and can range between 2.000 – 4.000+ Turkish Lira per month)
  • Accommodation in the Koç University graduate apartments located near campus or a monthly housing allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Office space
  • Laptop (based on need and depending on decision of the evaluation committee at the relevant Graduate School)
  • Travel grants to present at selected conferences or to participate in research activities (awarded on a competitive basis)
For details about the specific monthly stipend and additional benefits offered to all admitted Ph.D. and Master with Thesis students please visit the relevant Graduate School’s websites below:

Field of Study:
  • Graduate School of Business
    • MBA
    • Tech MBA
    • Executive MBA
    • MSc Finance
    • CEMS Masters in Management (CEMS MIM)
    • Koç University Masters in Management (KU MIM)
    • Koç University Masters in Management Double Degree with University of South Carolina (The Darla Moore School of Business)
    • Ph.D. Business Administration
  • Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities
    • MA and PhD Archaeology and History of Art
    • MA Comparative Studies in History and Society
    • MA, MD, and Ph.D. Design, Technology and Society
    • MA and Ph.D. Economics
    • MA and Ph.D. International Relations and Political Science
    • LLM Private Law / LLM Public Law and Ph.D. Law
    • MA and Ph.D. Psychology
    • MA European Joint Master in Social and Cultural Psychology – Global MINDS
    • Ph.D. Sociology
    • Ph.D. History
  • Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Chemical and Biological Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Computational Sciences and Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering
    • MSc Data Science
    • MSc and Ph.D. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
    • MSc and Ph.D. Chemistry
    • MSc and Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Mathematics
    • MSc and Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Molecular Biology and Genetics
    • MSc Optoelectronic and Photonic Engineering
    • MSc and Ph.D. Physics 
  • Graduate School of Health Sciences
    • MSc Medical Physiology
    • MSc Medical Microbiology
    • MSc Reproductive Biology
    • Ph.D. Reproductive Medicine
    • Ph.D. Neuroscience
    • Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular Medicine
    • MSc and Ph.D. Nursing (Turkish only)

How to Apply:

  • To apply to Koç University as an international student to our graduate programs you need to complete an online application form. Applications with missing documents will not be taken into consideration. You should not email or post any documents to the university.
  • Please check carefully the relevant Graduate School website for detailed guidance on admission requirements, eligibility, minimum scores and application deadlines.
  • There is no need for a separate scholarship application. You only need to apply to the program(s) of your choice. Scholarship decisions are based on academic merit and not financial need. You can indicate in your Statement of Purpose if you are the recipient or eligible to one of our specific scholarship schemes.
  • The application process is free. There is no application fee (except for Master without Thesis programs in the Graduate School of Business)
 Please visit HERE for more information How to Apply

Document Required:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • Transcripts and GPA
  • Diplomas
  • English language proficiency test results (only TOEFL IBT is accepted and with a score of 80 IBT or higher)
  • GRE or GMAT test scores (see specific program minimum scores)
  • Referee contact details
  • Other documentation may also be required (see specific program requirements)

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