Full-fully funded PhD scholarships are available for Turkish and international students at the Koç University. There is no separate application process to be awarded these scholarships as they are offered alongside an unconditional admission offer from the relevant Graduate School.

Especially those who have a career in mind in the Academia should definitely pursue a PhD in the field they are interested in.

  • If applicant’s native language is not English they must provide official TOEFL or IELTS scores.

List of Subjects:

  • Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Health Sciences.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

Koç University doesn’t announce a minimum GPA.  Since GPA is not the only indicator of academic achievement, evaluations are based on other issues as well. However, high GPA increases applicant’s chances of acceptance.

Test Requirement:

Due to Turkish Higher Education (YÖK) regulations, one can not apply with an ALES score lower than 70 (GRE lower than 153) for PhD Applications. Students applying directly to PhD with only a BA degree should have minimum ALES 80 / GRE 156 The code is 0163 for GMAT and TOEFL, and 0668 for the GRE.


Both Turkish and international applicants can apply for these scholarships.

Where this scholarship can be taken?: 


What is the study subject?:

Scholarships are available for qualified students in all the Graduate Schools.

The necessary course level:

Scholarships are awarded for pursuing PhD programme.

How to apply this scholarship?:

There is no separate application process for PhD scholarships. An applicant should simply apply to their program(s) of choice and if they receive an admission offer they will receive the scholarship. For admission, all applications should be submitted online via Gradapp

Start Application Process : CLICK HERE

Scholarship Deadline:   The deadline for application is July 1, 2016

More info : Koc University Scholarships