Turkish Coalition of America Scholarships

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National Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
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The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) awards up to 100 scholarships per year for American minority students. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate level students who have been accepted to a  university in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), or Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Award

Scholarships range from $500 to $2,000 per student to study at a Turkish, TRNC, or Bosnia and Herzegovina university:

  • $2,000 for a semester or year
  • $1,000 for Turkish language studies
  • $1,000 for summer programs lasting for more than 4 weeks
  • $ 500 for summer programs lasting up to 4 weeks
  • $ 500 for participants in university/college-sponsored study tours to Turkey, TRNC or to Bosnia Herzegovina


Applicants must be U.S. citizens of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American ethnic origin, pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies. Additionally, applicants are required to be enrolled full-time at a U.S. university, in good academic standing. Applicant must be accepted to a study abroad program or language program at a university in Turkey, TRNC, or Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Application

The application process involves a completed application form, applicant photograph, documentation of acceptance into eligible study abroad program or university, resume, and official transcript.

Additional Notes
The TCA website also details several other scholarships for American minority students to study abroad in Turkey. Please visit http://www.tc-america.org/scholarship/scholar_minority.html for more information.


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