The Sabanci University Scholarships are available to international students in Turkey. Sabanci University welcomes applications from international students from all over the world. Students from Turkey who wish to pursue an undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral degree are strongly encouraged to apply.
Sabanci University offers Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs in almost all academic fields and majors.
|Host institute||Sabanci University, Turkey|
|Study Level||Bachelor, Master, and PhD|
|Scholarship Type||Full Scholarship,|
|Closing Date||August 15, 2023 (Online application form will be closed at 16:00 Turkish time.)|
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With its world-class faculty, globally ranked English education, and low tuition fees compared to similarly ranked universities worldwide, SU is a top choice for international students studying in Turkey.
Sabanc University, founded in 1994, is a young foundation university situated on a 1.26 million square meter campus approximately 40 kilometers from Istanbul’s city center. On October 20, 1999, the first academic session began. According to the Times Higher Education (THE) “Young University Rankings 2020,” Sabanc University is the top Turkish university.
Sabanc University is Turkey’s first and only university allowing students to choose their program. In addition, students can enroll in double-major programs in any undergraduate program of their choice.
Sabanci University Scholarships for Undergraduates:
International students in their final year of high school or who have graduated from a school equivalent to Turkish high schools may apply to Sabanci University’s undergraduate programs.
Sabanci University offers international students the opportunity to receive admission scholarships. International candidates who apply to Sabanci University are automatically evaluated for a scholarship if they meet the application requirements.
You can indicate that you want to be considered for a scholarship by filling out the relevant section on the application form.
The Scholarship Committee will consider your academic background, reference letters, exam results, transcripts, interview results, and any document demonstrating your academic success, such as competition prizes and Olympiad certificates. Therefore, you should not avoid uploading these types of documents.
Sabanci University Scholarships for Prospective Graduate Students
For graduate scholarships, your academic background (previous BA, GPA scores, reference letters, etc.) and test results (GMAT / GRE Results, etc.) are evaluated in accordance with the required criteria during the admittance process. If you are deemed eligible, various types of scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Sabanc University Scholarship Committee. There are several graduate scholarship opportunities available to international students. Every year, many students receive various types of scholarships.
Engineering & Natural Sciences (FENS) Graduate Programs
FENS provides graduate students various financial aid and scholarship options based on their qualifications, including Full Scholarship, Project Scholarship, TÜBTAK BDEB Scholar Support, Tuition Fee Exemption, and Prestigious Faculty Fellowships. Under Full Scholarship, the award will cover all expenses for pursuing a degree in Turkey.
- Computer Science and Eng (BS, MS, PhD)
- Cyber Security (MS, PhD)
- Electronics Engineering (BS, MS, PhD)
- Energy Technologies and Management (MS, PhD)
- Industrial Engineering (BS, MS, PhD)
- Manufacturing Engineering (MS, PhD)
- Materials Science and Nano Eng (BS, MS, PhD)
- Mathematics (BS, MS, PhD)
- Mechatronics Engineering (BS, MS, PhD)
- Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering (BS, MS, PhD)
- Physics (MS, PhD
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Cultural Studies (MS)
- Economics (BS, MS, PhD)
- History (MS, PhD)
- Political Science and International Relations (BS)
- Political Science (MS, PhD)
- Psychology (BS, MS)
- Turkish Studies (MS)
- Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (BS, MS)
Sabanci Business School
- MSc Business Analytics (MS)
- Management (BS, PhD)
- MBA (MS)
Scholarship Option Offered During Studies
Please remember that you can request scholarships if you complete at least two semesters as an SU with outstanding grades. Scholarships can be awarded at the end of each academic year to students who have met the specified level of success (who have completed at least one academic year except Foundation Development Year with higher academic standing). Every year, the University Administration and Scholarship Committee evaluate the scholarships awarded at our university, and new quotas, scopes, and conditions can be established.
How to Apply for Sabanci University Scholarships
All international candidates who apply to Sabanci University are automatically evaluated for a scholarship if they meet the application requirements. There is no need for a separate application.