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Stars of the Ummah Scholarship


Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University offers scholarship in the following undergraduate programs:

  • Political Science and International Relations (English)
  • Psychology (English)
  • Islamic Economics and Finance (English)
  • International Trade and Finance (English)
  • Food Engineering (English)
  • Software Engineering (English/Turkish Combined)
  • Architecture (Turkish)

The aim of the scholarship is to foster scholars who will lead the scientific advancement for the “Ummah”. Beneficiaries of the scholarship program are going to follow a scientific pathway at the Center for Islamic Global Affairs (CIGA) research center in addition to their regular undergraduate courses.

The scholarship includes

  • Tuition Fee
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly Stipend

Evaluation Criteria:
Academic Merit
Leadership Potential

All completed applications accompanied by all required supporting materials will be reviewed by the Scholarship Application Evaluation Committee to ensure that every applicant receives full consideration.

Students who successfully complete the scholarship program are expected to be proficient in three languages: Arabic, English, Turkish. Admitted students are going to be take English Language or Turkish Language Proficiency exams and may be required to attend language preparatory classes before they take regular courses.

For 2019, only applicants with Palestinian and Syrian origins can apply.

Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Jan 4, 2019 23:59
Europe/Istanbul time
Studies commence
Feb 18, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States