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Scholarship and Discount Conditions

BACHELOR’S AND ASSOCIATE DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP AND DISCOUNT CONDITIONS

ÖSYS (STUDENT SELECTION AND PLACEMENT EXAM) SUCCESS: 

According to ÖSYS results, the students who are placed in the top 1,000 in the TS (Turkish-Social Sciences) grading system and the students who are placed in the top 3,000 (according to the Y-LYS (New Undergraduate Placement Exam) or Y-YGS (New Transition to Higher Education Exam) grading system which was used for their placement) in the other grading systems (except for DİL (Language) grading system) do not have to pay the annual tuition during their regular education period if they get placed into an undergraduate program at İKÜ. Moreover, these students receive a monthly stipend of 900 TL (each year for 9 months) during their regular education period, a yearly stipend of 2,000 TL for computers, books and CDs, and an opportunity to stay at the İKÜ Residences without any fee. 

Cash scholarships are unrequited. The scholarship is not interrupted as long as the student is academically successful (with a GPA of 2 or above); it’s offered for 5 years in programs with a mandatory preparatory year and for 4 years in programs without a mandatory preparatory year. If a student has already completed their 4-year undergraduate or vocational education at any other university or dropped out before completing, they are not eligible for the top 1,000 and top 3,000 scholarships. 

İKÜ’s bachelor’s degrees offer 7 years of uninterrupted education for the quotas of Full Scholarship, 75% Scholarship, 50% Scholarship, and 25% Scholarship, whereas the associate’s degrees offer 4 years of uninterrupted education for the quotas of Full Scholarship, 75% Scholarship, 50% Scholarship, and 25% Scholarship.

 

Scholarship for continuing with the Master’s Degree without tuition:

According to ÖSYS results, the students who are placed in the top 5,000 (according to the Y-LYS or Y-YGS grading system which was used for their placement) and placed in an undergraduate program at İKÜ (except for DİL-1 grading system), are given the opportunity of a master’s degree education without any tuition at İKÜ Institutions after completing their undergraduate education

Discount Opportunities in English Preparatory Education:

The students who are placed in a program which is taught in Turkish but wish to take English Preparatory Education are eligible for 75% discount if they have a Full or 75% Scholarship, 50% discount if they have a 50% Scholarship, and 25% discount if they have a 25% Scholarship. Apart from these, the scholarship and discount conditions that the students have also apply to the preparatory class.

First Choice Discount:

The students who are placed in associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at İKÜ as their first choice are given a 15% discount. Moreover, if all choices of the student are İKÜ programs, the student is given the 15% First Choice Discount regardless of which choice they are placed into.

Achievement Scholarships:

This scholarship is for students who are studying in associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at İKÜ and show outstanding achievement at the end of the academic year according to certain criteria.

Need-Based Scholarships:

This scholarship is provided for students who are in need of financial support in order to continue their education according to the criteria decided by Istanbul Kültür University Scholarship Assessment Board.

Discount for Achievement in Sports (Varsity):

If a student is taking part in any varsity team, they’re eligible for a 10% discount in their contribution. This discount only covers the years that the student is active in a varsity team. This discount is suggested by the Health, Culture, and Sports Directorate.

Discount Options by the Board of Overseers and Kültür Schools Foundation (KEV):

These are the scholarships which cover the discounts on the tuition that could be available according to certain conditions, decided by İKÜ Board. They are only valid for the academic year that they are given. They are discontinued in case of academic failure, disciplinary actions, delay in the payment of contribution fees, change of program or failure to meet the performance obligations. Here are the general conditions for discounts on contribution fees:

 

Double Major-Minor Advantage:

 If a student is eligible for graduation in their first major program but not eligible yet for their second major program, he/she is given a maximum of two semesters of extra time subject to the decision of the board of the faculty or vocational school where they’re taking their second major. Double major and minor tuition is decided by the Board of Overseers.

The Board of Overseers has decided that no fees will be paid during ten semesters in the major program except for the preparatory class and the registration freeze period.

After the extra time, if the student is not able to finish the second major program, they are subject to payment conditions of the first major.

 

The discounts available for students who are placed with a 25% Scholarship or no scholarship:

 

Contribution Discount based on the occupation of the parents or the education of a sibling:

If one of the parents of the student is working as a teacher, judge, prosecutor, faculty member or retired from one of these positions, the student is eligible for a 10% discount in their student contribution.

Kültür Schools Alumni and the members of Kültür Schools Alumni Association may be eligible for a 15% discount for themselves, their children, siblings, spouses, grandchildren on the condition that they submit the association documents.

If the student’s sibling is a student at any Istanbul Kültür Educational institution, they are eligible for a 10% discount on the condition that they prove it with a document.

If the student’s sibling has graduated from any program at Istanbul Kültür University, they are eligible for a 15% discount on the contribution fee on the condition that they are a member of İKÜ Alumni and Members Association and they submit the association documents.

If two or more siblings are studying at any Istanbul Kültür University department or program, each sibling is eligible for a 10% discount on their contribution fee.

First Choice Discount: The students who are placed in associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at İKÜ as their first choice are given a 15% discount. Moreover, if all choices of the student are İKÜ programs, the student is given the 15% First Choice Discount regardless of which choice they are placed into.

Need-Based Scholarships: This scholarship is provided for the students who are in need of financial support in order to continue their education according to the criteria decided by Istanbul Kültür University Scholarship Assessment Board.

Achievement Scholarships: This scholarship is for the students who are studying in associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at İKÜ and show outstanding achievement at the end of the academic year according to certain criteria.

Discount for Achievement in Sports: If a student is taking part in any varsity team, they’re eligible for a 10% discount in their contribution. This discount only covers the years that the student is active in a varsity team. This discount is suggested by the Health, Culture, and Sports Directorate.

Contribution Fee Discount decided according to Achievement in Secondary Education IB Programs: If the IB diploma average of the students is as stated below, 25% Scholarship for ÖSS (Student Selection Exam) can be upgraded to the following amounts and other discounts are not applied.

100% for students whose IB diploma average is 40 or above

75% for students whose IB diploma average is between 35-39.99

60% for students whose IB diploma average is between 30-34.99

ATTENTION!!

The discount rates for the students who are placed with a 25% Scholarship or no scholarship are not eligible for total discounts over 40% on top of their ÖSYS Scholarship. (except for Achievement, Sports, and Need-Based Scholarships)

The available discounts for students who are placed with 50% and 75% ÖSYS Scholarships:

First Choice Discount: The students who are placed in associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at İKÜ as their first choice are given a 15% discount. Moreover, if all choices of the student are İKÜ programs, the student is given the 15% First Choice Discount regardless of which choice they are placed into.

Need-Based Scholarship: This scholarship is provided for the students who are in need of financial support in order to continue their education according to the criteria decided by Istanbul Kültür University Scholarship Assessment Board.

Achievement Scholarships: This scholarship is for the students who are studying in associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at İKÜ and show some kind of achievement at the end of the year according to certain criteria.

Discount for Achievement in Sports: If a student is taking part in any varsity team, they’re eligible for a 10% discount in their contribution. This discount only covers the years that the student is active in a varsity team. This discount is suggested by the Health, Culture, and Sports Directorate.

Contribution Fee Discount decided according to Achievement in Secondary Education IB Programs: The following discounts are applied for IB graduates according to their GPAs. However, if the student has a higher percentage of scholarship than the ones below, IB scholarship is not applied. The scholarship for ÖSS achievement can be upgraded to the following amounts if it’s lower than the percentages below.

100% for students whose IB diploma average is 40 or above

75% for students whose IB diploma average is between 35-39.99

60% for students whose IB diploma average is between 30-34.99

ATTENTION!

For the students with 50% or 75% ÖSYS Scholarship, the discounts which are determined according to the occupation of the parents (one of the parents being a teacher, faculty member, judge or prosecutor) and the discounts that depend on the education of a sibling (Sibling Discount, İKÜ and Kültür Schools Alumni Association Discount) are not applied.

 

THE CONDITIONS FOR THE DISCOUNTS TO BE DISCONTINUED OR KEPT:

ÖSYS Scholarships are applied for 7 years in bachelor’s degree programs and 4 years in associate’s degree programs without any conditions. (They might be discontinued in case of disciplinary action or transfer to other programs)

The Discounts Depending on Achievement

First Choice Discount

Discounts Based on the Occupation of the Parents (If one parent is a Teacher, Academic Staff, Judge-Prosecutor)

Discount by the Board of Overseers

Discounts Based on the Education of the Sibling

Alumni Association Discounts

The condition for achievement is having a grade point average of 2.00 or above at the end of the academic year (GPA ≥ 2.00). You have to bear in mind that when the student has a grade point average below 2.00 at the end of spring term, the scholarship is not discontinued immediately. If the student’s GPA is below 2.00 at the end of the first year, the discount will continue on probation. The students need to have a GPA higher than 2.00 at the end of the second year in order to keep their scholarship.

 

Example:

For instance; if the student’s grade point average (GPA) is below 2.00 at the end of the spring term of 2015/2016 academic year, the amount of scholarship or discount they receive is designated as an installment to be paid for the following June 21st when creating their payment plan for 2016/2017 year. This installment is either paid or cancelled according to the final grade point average on this date. (If the GPA is 2.00 or higher, the installment is cancelled; if it’s below 2.00, it must be paid.)


Last Updated Date
2017-07-19 17:40:10