• For youth, the future of Turkey
  • For a healthy society
  • Serving science, culture and arts
  • Fostering social transformation


Prix Pictet Human (Hosted by Arter)

until July 27, 2024

Jackie Matisse: Kite Time

until December 15, 2024

Şakir Gökçebağ: As It Seems

until November 10, 2024


until August 4, 2024

Suppose You're Not

Until December 29, 2024

Adorable & Precocious

until June 30, 2024

Elegance from Past to Future

Abdülmecid Efendi Mansion
until October 29, 2024

Istanbul as far as the eye can see

Until September 29, 2024

University Scholarships

Toward a bright future with young people

University scholarships awarded to talented students with limited means throughout their education are funded by allocations from the Main Assets and other fund revenues of the Foundation.

Scholarships offered for the following universities:

  • Akdeniz University
  • Atatürk University
  • Boğaziçi University
  • Dokuz Eylül University
  • Fırat University
  • Gaziantep University
  • Harran University
  • İstanbul Technical University
  • İstanbul University (Faculty of Law)
  • Marmara University (Department of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Atatürk Education Faculty)
  • Mersin University
  • Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University
  • Orta Doğu Teknik University
  • Selçuk University
  • Van 100. Yıl University

Application and selection process:

  • Scholarship Offices of the Universities and the offices of the Faculty Secretaries announce their scholarships at the beginning of each academic year.
  • The student fills out the Vehbi Koç Foundation Scholarship Form and submits it to the school.
  • The Scholarship Commission composed of officials from Vehbi Koç Foundation and the school conducts in-person interviews with scholarship candidates.
  • The list of original and substitute scholars are announced to the students by the school.
  • Vehbi Koç Foundation starts the scholarship procedures.

Eligibility for scholarships:

  • To be a citizen of the Republic of Turkey, or to be of Turkish origin
  • To be an undergraduate student of formal education
  • To be in need of financial aid for education
  • Not to have a disciplinary record
  • To have a grade point average of at least 60 over 100, 3.00 over 5, or 2.50 over 4
  • Not to be benefitting from other need-based scholarships

Scholarship continuation requirements:

  • To maintain an overall cumulative grade point average of at least 60 over 100, 3.00 over 5, or 2.50 over 4 at the end of any academic year
  • Not to have any failed courses from previous years
  • To have passed all the subjects and moved up to the next class, and to actually continue studies
  • Not to be benefitting from other need-based scholarships
  • Not to have a disciplinary record

*Falsified declarations will lead to cancellation of the scholarship and may result in legal action for refund of paid amounts.