Scholarships & Assistantships
There are two basic forms of financial support that METU NCC is able to offer its graduate students; first are Scholarships (which partially or wholly cover tuition fees); and second is Assistantships (which provide wages for assistantship work and/or some additional benefits).
Scholarship and Assistantship positions are limited and competitive and are evaluated on the basis of merit by the appropriate Graduate Program Committee.
TUITION FEE-WAIVER SCHOLARSHIPS
Tuition Fee-Waiver scholarships typically refer to a waiving of 25%, 50% or 100 % of the normal tuition fee rate.
Applications should be made as part of the normal application to program, at Step 8 of the online application process. Those are normally awarded for the duration of study subject to annual review by the Graduate Program Committee.
Eligibility for Tuition Fee – Waiver Scholarships
- All applicants – irrespective of origin, nationality or citizenship – to the Masters program are eligible to apply for a scholarship.
- All scholarships will be assessed and awarded on the basis of merit.
GRAUDATE ASSISTANT SCHOLARSHIPS
Graduate Assistant Scholarship aims to support academic development of graduate students and encourage their active participation in the educational and research activities of the Campus. The Graduate Assistant Scholarships needs determine for each academic year.
Graduate Assistants (GAs) are responsible for fulling the tasks assigned by their program coordinators and lecturers. These tasks involve laboratory experiment , field work and recitation hours, quizzes and assignments and proctoring exams. GA is expected to provide service for an average 20 hours weekly.
The GAs receive 2.650-TL per month, and research allowance of 600 TL per year. They also benefit from free accommodation on Campus subject to the payment of the occupational charges (about 70 TL per month). The GAs are entitled to 15 working days of paid vacation leave and 20 working days of paid research leave, subject to the approval of his/her thesis advisor. Graduate Assistantships are normally awarded for the duration of study, but they are subject to annual review by the Graduate Program Committee.
Applications to a Graduate Assistant Scholarships position should be made as part of the normal application to the graduate program, at Step 8 of the online application process.
GRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP:
Graduate Research (GR) Scholarship is an awarded to students
who are interested in working on pre-determined research
projects of interest to the faculty. It provides a tuition fee waiver
and a monthly stipend.
OTHER RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP:
Other research assistantships and fellowships are often
available from externally funded research projects; information
about these can be obtained through direct communication
with the faculty members.
Eligibility for Graduate Assistant Scholarship
- All applicants – irrespective of origin, nationality or citizenship – to the Masters program are eligible to apply for an Assistantship.
- All assistantships will be assessed and awarded on the basis of merit.