Sabanci University Scholarship for international students in Turkey 2020

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Sabanci University Scholarship is offered to academically distinguished students to study master’s and doctoral degrees in TurkeyThe university also offers a few scholarships for the undergraduate level.

The criteria of Sabanci University depends on the students ’academic background and their active engagement in volunteer activities. International tests such as English language tests and academic tests enhance the student’s chances of obtaining a scholarship at Sabanci University.

Sabanci University offers a number of different scholarships for international students annually, some of which are fully funded and covers tuition fees and living expenses. It also offers partial scholarships that include only a certain percentage of tuition fee exemption. 

Sabanci University, which is located in Istanbul, Turkey, is one of the leading Turkish universities in scientific research on a local and regional level.

In this opportunity, OPPGATE explains how to apply for Sabanci University Turkish Scholarship for international students 2020


Fully funded 

Benefits of Sabanci University scholarship

Fully funded scholarships for the year 2020 at Sabanci University cover the following:

First: fully-funded Masters and Ph.D. scholarships:

  • Full tuition waiver.
  • Housing fees.
  • 2,500 Turkish Liras per month for master’s students.
  • 3,000 Turkish Liras per month for Ph.D. students.
Tuition fee waiver scholarships:
In addition to fully funded scholarships offered by the university. Sabanci University offers a number of scholarships to waive tuition fees, ranging from 25% to 100%.
The scholarship includes a full or partial waiver of tuition fees in addition to providing on-campus housing.
Important note: The faculty to which the student is applying is the one that determines students’ eligibility for a fully funded or partial scholarship.

Eligible Countries:
All nationalities are eligible for the Scholarship

Available programs at Sabanci university 

Below are all majors available at Sabanci University for Bachelor’s, Masters, and PhD degrees.

sabanci university programs

Eligibility Criteria for Sabanci University Admission

Requirements for Sabanci University differ according to the major and level applied for.

Bachelor’s degree:

  • All nationalities can apply to the university.
  • Good command of the English language.
  • No minimum age is required.
  • A high school diploma recognized by the university ( list of recognized diplomas)

postgraduate studies:

The admission requirements vary according to the program for which you are applying, but the university requires one of the following academic tests 
– GRE 

In addition to an English language proficiency certificate such as TOEFL .

Note: Please visit the faculty page you intend to apply to to view the conditions. All links are in the “Official Links” section at the end of the opportunity.

Required Documents to obtain university admission for international students

International Applicants for Sabanci University Scholarship must provide the following documents:

I. Bachelor’s degree:

  • High school Diploma and transcripts.
  • Online application form.
  •  English language tests, if available. 
  • Academic recommendation, if available.

Postgraduate studies:

    • University graduation certificate.
    • Transcripts.
    • Online application form.
    • Curriculum Vitae.
    • Two letters of recommendation.
    • One of the following international exam results: (GRE, ALES, GAT). Please visit each program’s page to check the minimum scores for each test.

How to apply for Sabanci University Scholarship?

International students must obtain an admission from Sabanci university in order to be considered for a scholarship. The Admission Department at the University grants the applicant a scholarship after reviewing the applicants’ application.

There is no separate application for the scholarship.

Scholarships offers are evaluated based on the academic performance of the applicants and overall application.

Sabanci University scholarship
Sabanci University scholarship


The application deadline varies from one major to another, but generally, the deadlines for applying are:

Bachelor’s degree:

Submission starts on January 2, 2020.
Last day for submitting applications: August 28, 2020 (online application form will close at 16:00 Turkish time)

Graduate Studies:

Please visit the Application dates page to check the deadline.

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