Laureate International Universities offers a number of awards and scholarships to exceptional students and faculty. BİLGİ has also participated to some of these awards.
Laureate International Universities “Awards”
Young Social Entrepreneur Awards
The Young Social Entrepreneur Awards @ BİLGİ were launched in May 2010 as a collaborative effort of the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation, İstanbul Bilgi University, TEGV Educational Volunteers Foundation of Turkey and the International Youth Foundation. The awards program seeks to recognize and support accomplished social entrepreneurs, between the ages 18 and 29, throughout Turkey.
Each year, 10 Turkish social entrepreneurs will be selected to receive:
• Recognition in a public awards ceremony
• Cash awards of $3,500
• A Turkish-language training experience on topics relevant to their social change work, including leadership, fundraising and public relations
• Access to a global network of YouthActionNet™ alumni
“Robotics” - Laureate Award for Excellence
The Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotic Engineering is a contest for undergraduate students enrolled in Laureate Institutions to develop an interactive robotic system to welcome, guide and provide multimedia presentations to visitors at any Laureate campus. Consistent with the theme “Get to know my Laureate Institution”, the robot should guide the visitors through their campus and share the relevant and important background and facts about their institution in a compelling manner.
BİLGİ Robotic Team has won the 3rd place in the Laureate Robotics Competition (2017)
BİLGİ Robotics Team became a finalist for the 4th consecutive year in Laureate Robotic Contests (2016)
BİLGİ Robotics Team became a finalist in “The Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotics Engineering”(2015)
BİLGİ Faculty of Engineering - finalist for "Laureate Award for Excellence" (2014)
Global Fellows Awards
Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) brings together international leaders to devise innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. The mission of CGI is to turn ideas into action.