Scholarships

Scholarships

Starting from your admission to the university, you can get ÖSYM (Student Selection and Placement Center), Athlete’s, Success Scholarship, Need-Based Scholarship, IB Scholarship, Teacher's Child Discount, Sibling and Graduate Discount.

In order to be entitled to get ÖYSM scholarships, you should mark the "scholarship" code in the ÖSYM (Student Selection and Placement Center) Guide for the department you wish to apply for while you take the university exam.

You can be entitled to get success scholarship at Grades 3 and 4. For this, both your GPA for the relevant academic year and your cumulative average should be minimum 3.70, and you should meet the other success scholarship criteria. No application is needed for getting success scholarship. All our students meeting the criteria become entitled to receive success scholarship, and the list is automatically determined.

Our students completing 1 (one) year as an active student are entitled to apply for need-based scholarships. Documents required for scholarship application and all information related to the application are announced on www.bilgi.edu.tr under the heading of Need-Based Scholarships. Need-based scholarship applications are received electronically. These scholarships are for one (1) year, and do not cover Vacation School. If the need still persists, the application needs to be filed again with current documents the next year.

The usage terms vary as follows according to scholarship types. ÖYSM (Student Selection and Placement Center) Scholarship: This scholarship will be applicable for 2 years in English Preparation Program (applies to programs offered in English), 6 years in undergraduate programs, and 3 years in two-year programs. Vacation School is not covered by the scope of scholarship.

Success Scholarship: Grade 2 and 3 students whose GPA and the last two semesters' GPA are 3.70 calculated on a 4.00 scale are entitled to receive 50% success scholarship for one year. Vacation School is not covered by the scope of scholarship.

Sports Scholarship: Students who have reached the level of the national team in the branches where İstanbul Bilgi University participates in competitions held among universities, or who have achieved high performance upon being selected for the university team, albeit not for the national team, may be provided with "athlete's scholarship" free of charge upon the recommendation of the Sports Coordinator's Office at the rates to be determined by the Scholarship Committee. Vacation School is not covered by the scope of scholarship. Athlete's scholarship will be applicable for 2 years in Preparation Programs (applies to programs offered in English), 4 years in undergraduate programs, and 2 years in two-year programs, and does not cover Vacation School. Scholarship will be terminated if the GPA falls below 2.00.

IB Discount: This scholarship will be applicable for 2 years in English Preparation Program (applies to programs offered in English), 4 years in undergraduate programs, and 2 years in two-year programs. Vacation School is not covered by the scope of scholarship.

Need-Based Scholarship: Need-based scholarships are valid for one (1) year upon the decision of the Scholarship Committee. This scholarship is not valid for Vacation School.

Teacher's Discount: If your mother or father is a teacher, you can benefit from 10% discount for 2 years in preparation programs (applies to programs offered in English), 3 years in two-year programs, and 6 years in undergraduate programs. This scholarship is not valid for Vacation School.

Sibling Discount: If you have a sibling who studies at, or who graduated from, İstanbul Bilgi University, you can benefit from 10% sibling discount for 2 years in preparation programs (applies to programs offered in English), 3 years in two-year programs, and 6 years in undergraduate programs. This scholarship is not valid for Vacation School.

Graduate Discount: If you graduated from the two-year, undergraduate and graduate programs of İstanbul Bilgi University and will enroll to a new program, you can benefit from 20% discount. This scholarship is not valid for Vacation School.

ÖSYM scholarships are not dependent on GPA. Scholarships are terminated if the student exceeds the standard period of study. This scholarship will be applicable for 2 years in English Preparation Programs (applies to programs offered in English), 6 years in undergraduate programs, and 3 years in two-year programs. When the designated periods are exceeded, ÖSYM scholarships are terminated.

Success Scholarship is valid for one year, and is terminated at the end of the academic year.

Students who engage in undisciplined acts, and who fail to attend competitions and trainings arbitrarily and whose GPA is below 2.00 at the end of the academic year will lose their right to the scholarship.

IB scholarship will be applicable for 2 years in English Preparation Programs (applies to programs offered in English), 2 years in two-year programs, and 4 years in undergraduate programs. If you fail to graduate from the university, or exceed the standard period of study, scholarship is terminated.

If you become entitled for an internal undergraduate transfer, your ÖSYM scholarship needs to be evaluated separately. If your score on the university entrance exam in the score type required for the department you wish to apply for (for the scholarship quota) is equal to, or higher than, the lowest base point among those who were admitted to the program in the same year, your ÖSYM scholarship will continue. Otherwise, it will be terminated. The scholarship will continue at the same rate for the students who have lost their right to the ÖSYM scholarship because of their internal undergraduate transfer pursuant to the relevant regulations, but whose GPA is 3.50 calculated on a scale of 4.00 scale.