Koc University offers International Students Scholarships in Turkey

Koc University is one of the most prestigious universities in Turkey. The Koc Scholarship program gives outstanding students the opportunity to apply for fully funded scholarships.

The application is open to deserving international and Turkish students who wish to enrol as undergraduates, masters, or PhD students.

About Koc University

Koc University is a non-profit university in Istanbul, Turkey. It was founded as education in temporary buildings in Istinye in 1993 and migrated to its current Rumelifeneri campus close to Sanyer in 200.

Koc University is ranked the highest in Turkey according to the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 2022 QS World University Rankings. The university comprises Colleges of Social Sciences and Humanities, Administrative Sciences and Economics, Science, Engineering, Law, Nursing and Medicine.

Koc University has admitted 22 undergraduates, 29 graduates and 30 PhD programs. The educational philosophy of Koc University is anchored on the principle of creative teaching/participatory learning.

With over 7,000 students enrolled, the university welcomes applications from international students. It has a network of over 250 partner universities, including the University of California, Northwestern University, Cornell University, and Georgetown University.

Koc University was established in 1993 and has emerged as one of the most prestigious universities in Turkey. The university has won the highest-scoring students from Turkey’s top high schools such as Koc School, Robert College, Uskudar American Academy and Istanbul High School.

Koc University courses are taught in English. In 2022, Koc University was ranked 1st among universities in Turkey. The QS World University Rankings ranked Koc University as the 52nd highest-ranked university for Masters’s programs in finance.

It has 132 research laboratories, 20 research centres and 5 research and education forums.

Between 2004 and 2017, the University was awarded a total of 761 externally funded projects worth 320 million.

Currently, the university is hosting 10.2 million euros worth of Horizon 2020 projects. It’s one of the leading research universities in Turkey and the region. It has maintained a global centre of research and aims to influence intellectual, technological, economic and social developments on a global scale.

In addition, the university has been the top recipient of the Scientific and Technology Research Council of Turkey research awards. The school is one of the most successful higher education institutions when applying for ERC grants.

Koc University Department and Schools

  • College of Administrative Sciences and Economics (CASE)
  • College of Sciences (CS)
  • College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH)
  • College of Engineering (CE)
  • Law School
  • School of Medicine (SOM)
  • School of Nursing (SON)
  • Graduate School of Business (GSB)
  • Graduate School of Sciences & Engineering (GSSE)
  • School of Social Sciences & Humanities (GSSSH)
  • Health Sciences Institute (GSHS)

Koc University: Why should you study there?

The University provides students with an excellent opportunity to be interviewed and hired for an internship, whether they are part-time or full-time students. Also, students can discover their strengths and weaknesses in interpersonal skills, leadership and profession.


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Brief Overview of the Koc Scholarship Program

  • Name of institution: Koc University
  • Department: NA
  • Choice of the program: undergraduate
  • Scholarship fee: 25%, 50%, or 100% of the annual tuition for the length of the scholarship.
  • Number of awards: Varies
  • Mode of applying: Online
  • Nationality: All international students
  • Country: Turkey.

Koc University Eligibility Criteria

  • All international students and citizens of Turkey are eligible to apply for the scholarship
  • The university offers all courses related to undergraduate and master’s degree programs.
  • Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be enrolled in a graduate or master’s program or a PhD program.

Koc Scholarship Application Requirement

  • Applicants must be admitted to the university as graduate or postgraduate degree students. After registering, applicants should submit the online award application form at https://apply.ku.edu.tr/regapp.
  • Applicant must attach the application with the following documents: personal statement, letter of motivation and Curriculum Vitae.
  • You must have a high academic record and a previous degree certificate.
  • Applicants must submit proof of written and spoken English proficiency.

Koc Scholarship Award

Applicants will receive 25%, 50%, or 100% of the annual tuition for the duration of the program. In addition, master’s and PhD students will be entitled to health insurance, accommodation and living expenses.


Scholarship Link:

To get more information about the scholarship opportunity, kindly visit the Koc University official website to get more updates.

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