2. Ph.D. Students may also be funded by external sources (i.e., TUBITAK Project/BİDEB, EU Projects, corporate funding or faculty research projects).
3. MA- Thesis programs admit all students with tuition waiver: admitted students do not pay tuition. (Except LL.M) Selected students may receive additional benefits (including stipend) based on academic merit and may be funded by external sources (i.e., TUBITAK or projects of the professors).
4. LL.M Thesis students may receive tuition waiver/partial scholarship depending on the strength of their application file (e.g., grades, scores, written exam, interview).
5. LL.M. Thesis students may be asked to pay full or partial tuition.
6. All LLM and MA- Non Thesis students pay full tuition. KU alumni receive %25 discount.
2020/2021 Academic Year Stipends (effective September 2020*)
|Koç University Funding||External Funding (i.e., TUBİTAK or projects of professor)
*PhD Students with TÜBİTAK BİDEB Funding receive GSSSH Research Fellowship Reward of 1000TL per month
|With Housing*||Without Housing**||With Housing*||Without Housing**|
|Ph.D. Before qualifying exam||3,000 TL||3,750 TL||As announced per project / TÜBİTAK||As announced per project / TÜBİTAK + 750 TL housing aid|
|Ph.D. After qualifying exam||3,500 TL||4,250 TL||As announced per project / TÜBİTAK||As announced per project / TÜBİTAK + 750 TL housing aid|
|GSSSH Fellowship (awarded to outstanding Ph.D. students)||2,500 TL (before qualifying exam)
2,700 TL (after qualifying exam)
|3,250 TL/3,450TL||Not applicable|
|MA-thesis students with external funding||Not applicable||As announced by TUBITAK or projects||As announced by TUBITAK or projects + 750 TL housing aid|
|MA-thesis students without external funding||Stipend from KU may be available to selected students based on academic merit and availability.||Not applicable|
|MA-non thesis students||Not eligible for stipend, housing or housing aid|
*staying in KU housing; **receiving housing aid instead of staying in KU housing.
All admitted Ph.D. students receive the following benefits:
MA-thesis students with External Funding (TUBITAK or Projects of professors):
MA-thesis students without External Funding:
MA-non thesis students
To receive the scholarship students need to do the following in parallel within the relevant application periods:
1) apply to Koç University using Gradapp and be admitted, and
2) apply to the Turkiye Scholarships Doctoral Scholarship program using their online application system and be selected