2014 - 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS


Super Scholarship:

Full tuition fee waiver + dining scholarship for  9 months + free accommodation at university dormitories for 9 months + monthly stipend for 9 months (400 TL per month) + health insurance + laptop computer

Priority will be given to students who:

  • are within the top 5% percent of their high school graduating class
  • have certified their English language  proficiency (minimum scores required:  IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL-IBT 100)
  • submit an exceptional “Letter of Intent” and a proven record of extracurricular activities
  • are in financial need.

Full Scholarship:

100 % tuition fee waiver + health insurance + laptop computer

Priority will be given to students who:

  • are within the top 10% percent of their high school graduating class
  • have certified their English language  proficiency (minimum scores required:  IELTS 6.0 or Toefl-iBT 79)
  • submit an excellent “Letter of Intent” and  a proven record of extracurricular activities.

50 % Tuition Waiver Scholarship:

50 % tuition fee waiver (tuition fee for undergraduate programs: 6.600 $, for English Preparatory School: 5.850 $) + health insurance + laptop computer

25 % Tuition Waiver Scholarship:

25 % tuition fee waiver (tuition fee for undergraduate programs: 9.900 $, for English Preparatory School: 8.775 $) + health insurance + laptop computer

INFORMATION REGARDING FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • The medium of instruction at ŞEHİR is English. For students who do not have the required English proficiency level, there is a one-year-long English preparatory program.
  • All international Undergraduate students will be admitted to the undergraduate programs on full or partial scholarships. These scholarships are valid for 5 years duration (1 year of English Preparatory Program plus 4 years of undergraduate study).
  • All admitted international students will be provided with State Health Insurance (GSS) free of charge.
  • All admitted international students will be given free laptop computers.
  • Accommodation: For the 2014-2015 academic year, the monthly room fees per person varies from 250 USD to 450 USD depending on the room type (double, triple, quadruple rooms)
  • Dining: Monthly on-campus dining costs around 400 USD for 3 meals of standard menu.
  • Those who will apply for Super Scholarship (A+) and Full Scholarship (A) are required to certify their Advanced level of English.
  • International students can participate in Erasmus and other exchange programs in Europe, in the US or other parts of the world upon completion of their first year in their faculties.
  • Prospective international students can apply to İstanbul Şehir University undergraduate programs with their high school transcript and diploma, national and/or international examination results.


2014 - 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (TURKISH CITIZENS)


Scholarships and monthly stipends paid in cash on a monthly basis are unrequited and applicable, regardless of the grade point average or achievement in the course, during studies in the undergraduate program, and the English Preparatory Program as long as the student continues its studies and attends the courses. Scholarships shall be applicable for 1+1 year in English preparatory program and 4 years for full scholarship students, 4+1 years for 50% scholarship students and 4+2 years for 25% scholarship students in undergraduate study.

Scholarships offered at our University in 2014-2015 Academic Year and their coverage are as follows:

FULL SCHOLARSHIP:

The following resources are provided to students who are settled and enrolled in the full scholarship programs of İstanbul Şehir University, to be valid each semester for which they are registered for:

  • Full tuition waiver,
  • Dining scholarship for 9 months,
  • Free accommodation in the University Guesthouse.

Among students who are placed and registered in the university with full scholarship in 2014-2015 Academic Year, students who who rank among the first 2000 students all around Turkey at the exam with their placement scores, according to the score type of the related program  are provided 700 TL cash payment for 9 months so as to be valid for each semester to which they are registered on condition to attend courses.

Students who do not meet the attendance criteria at the end of the the first year in the English Preparatory Program are not granted the rights to tuition waiver and other opportunities within the context of their scholarship types until beginning the undergraduate studies. When the student begins to the undergraduate program, these rights are regained.

50 % SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship is given to students who are placed to 50 % scholarship programs of İstanbul Şehir University and covers 50 % tuition waiver.

25 % SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship is given to students who are placed to 25 % scholarship programs of İstanbul Şehir University and covers 25 % tuition waiver.

*50 % Scholarship Students of Islamic Studies: Among students of the Islamic Studies who are placed and registered in the university with 50% scholarship in , students who who rank among the first 2000 students all around Turkey at the exam with their placement scores benefit from all the rights granted to full scholarship students who rang among the first 2000 students. Those who are placed according to the score type in their own field and have the right to internal transfer are granted only the right to 50% scholarship and do not benefit from the above opportunities.

**If students who have been placed to the University by full scholarship quote of university entrance achievement scholarship by the ÖSYM have previously graduated from an institution of higher education, they cannot benefit from the  accommodation or dining opportunities etc, they are only granted the right to tuition waiver.

Except for the placement scholarships offered at the first entrance to the university, following reductions and scholarships are granted at İstanbul Şehir University.

FIRST CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship consists of the 10 % reduction in the tuition fee given to students who are placed in the paid programs of the University as their first choice.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP:

It covers the reductions to be applied at the rates varying between 25 % and 100 %, so as to be granted according to scholarship status during university entrance determined by the level of success as  GPA of min 3.50 and above, on condition that, at the end of the first academic year of undergraduate study ), student succeeds min 30 credits in the following years, he/she received and succeeded in 75 % of the courses belonging to that Academic Year.

IB INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students placed with an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma total grade point average of 32 and above.

ABITUR SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students with Abitur certificate with total grade point average of 2.00 or above.

MATURA (REIFEPRÜFUNG) SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students with Matura (Reifeprüfung) certificate with total grade point average of 1.5 or above.

MARTYRS' CHILDREN SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship consists of a 100 % reduction in the tuition fee for martyrs’ children who obtain the right to enter one of the programs of the University as a result of the ÖSYS.

PAYMENT IN ADVANCE:

A reduction of 2 % is given to those who paid the whole tuition fee at the beginning of the academic year.

SIBLING REDUCTION:

This scholarship consists of a 10 % reduction in the tuition fee given to each sibling registered in the programs of İstanbul Şehir University.

The conditions in which the scholarships and reductions are applicable have been stated in İstanbul Şehir University Instruction on Scholarships. If the student is eligible for more than one of these scholarships and reductions, (except for payment in advance) he can benefit from only the one with highest reduction rate. The reductions are made from the fee that the student is liable to pay.

Scholarships other than the scholarships granted with the ÖSYS placement are limited to 1+1 years for English Preparatory Program and 4+2 years for undergraduate program. The above-mentioned conditions about the nonattendance are applicable for these scholarships as well.


2014 - 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS


Graduate students study in full scholarship, partial scholarship and paid programs of the University.

Full Scholarship: 100 % tuition waiver, monthly stipend, accommodation/transportation scholarship/ dining scholarship and private health insurance.

Partial Scholarship: Full or partial tuition waiver.

Full scholarship students admitted to the graduate programs on condition to study in English Preparatory Program will be exempt from the tuition fees for 1 year during the studies in the English preparatory program.

Non-thesis graduate programs do not accept full scholarship students.