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UNDERGRADUATE AND ASSOCIATE PROGRAMS SCHOLARSHIP AND DISCOUNT REGULATION


 

 

SECTION ONE

Purpose, Scope, Basis, and Definitions

Purpose

ARTICLE 1- (1) The purpose of this regulation is to set out the general rules regarding scholarships and tuition discounts to be awarded to students in order to provide enrolment of successful students to Izmir University of Economics; encourage these students to study harder, and to award successful students.

 

Scope

ARTICLE 2 - (1) This regulation includes the rules regarding scholarships and tuition discounts to be awarded to associate and undergraduate degree students of the university, including those in the English Preparatory Program.

 

Basis

ARTICLE 3-(1) This regulation has been established in accordance with the respective articles of Izmir University of Economics Student Regulation for Associate and Undergraduate Degree Education, and Faculty of Medicine Education and Examination Bylaw in pursuant of Laws No: 2547 and 4633.

 

Definitions

ARTICLE 4 – (1) The references in this regulation are as follows;

a) Board of Trustees: Izmir University of Economics Board of Trustees,

b) Academic Unit: Faculty, school, or vocational schools affiliated to Izmir University of Economics,

c) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)  Undergraduate program: Higher education program with at least eight semesters,

ç) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) Associate program: Higher education program with at least 4 semesters,

d) Rector: The Rector of Izmir University of Economics,

e) Senate: The Senate of Izmir University of Economics,

f) Administrative Board: Izmir University of Economics Administrative Board,

g) University/IUE: Izmir University of Economics,

ğ) ECTS: European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.

 

 

 

SECTION TWO

Scholarships

 

OSYS Scholarship

ARTICLE 5 - (1) Scholarship student quotas and quotas for students, who are going to receive scholarship based on special aptitude test, are determined by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Senate each year, and announced by Measurement, Selection and Placement Center (OSYS).

 

(2) (Change SD 30.01.2019-357-A/10-BDT 12.02.2019-16) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)The scholarship for undergraduate program students covers annual tuition fees, excluding summer school fees, and the opportunity of staying in the dormitory, provided by the University free of charge, for students, who are placed among the top 2500 people in Verbal and Language score type, and among the top 10.000 in Equal Weight and Quantitative score type that reside out of Izmir, and for those who reside in Izmir but whose transportation is not possible via public transportation vehicles in the same day (those travelling for more than 50km by land) , and those who reside in the districts identified by the University. The duration for scholarship students benefiting from the dormitory is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 4 years in 4-year undergraduate programs, and 6 years in 6-year undergraduate programs.

 

(3) The scholarship for associate program students covers annual tuition fees, excluding summer school fees, it does not cover dormitory fees.

 

(4) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)The duration for scholarships is as long as the maximum education period. It is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 4 years in Associate Programs, 7 years in four-year Undergraduate Programs, and 9 years in six-year Undergraduate Programs. Scholarships continue until the end of this period. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their scholarship period.

 

Scholarship for Students from Abroad

ARTICLE 6 - (1) Scholarship student quotas are determined by the Board of Trustees each year, and announced by Turkish Higher Education Council.

 

(2) Scholarship for undergraduate students from abroad covers annual tuition fees, excluding summer school fees, it does not cover dormitory fees.

 

(3) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) The duration for scholarships is as long as the maximum education period. It is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 4 years in Associate Programs, 7 years in four-year Undergraduate Programs, and 9 years in six-year Undergraduate Programs. Scholarships continue until the end of this period. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their scholarship period.

 

Vertical Transfer Scholarship

ARTICLE 7- (1) Scholarship student quotas are determined by the Board of Trustees each year, and announced by Measurement, Selection and Placement Center (OSYS).

 

(2) The scholarship for students placed with vertical transfer exam covers annual tuition fees, excluding summer school fees, it does not cover dormitory fees

 

(3) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) The duration for scholarships is as long as the maximum education period. It is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, and 7 years in four-year Undergraduate Programs. Scholarships continue until the end of this period. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their scholarship period.

 

International Student Scholarship

ARTICLE 8- (1) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)The quotas, duration, and requirements for this scholarship, which will be awarded to international students who want to study at undergraduate programs based on the quotas specific for countries within the scope of the internalization mission of the University, are determined by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Senate. The duration for scholarships is as long as the maximum education period. It is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 4 years in Associate Programs, 7 years in four-year Undergraduate Programs, and 9 years in six-year Undergraduate Programs. Scholarships continue until the end of this period. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their scholarship period.

 

(2) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)Scope of International Student Scholarship is determined by the Board of Trustees.

 

Allocated Scholarship

ARTICLE 9 - (1) Various scholarships may be generated through funds by natural and legal persons or institutions, excluding the University or the founding organization of the University, to be allocated to the University for scholarship purposes, or funds generated by the University in the name of persons or organizations. 

 

(2) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)The Board of Trustees and the Senate determine the quotas, distribution, duration, and codes of practice for this scholarship in accordance with the protocol signed between the donator and the University.

 

(3) If there are no requirements specified for scholars, the provisions of this regulation will be taken as basis for this type of scholarship.

 

(4) Allocated scholarship does not cover summer school fees and dormitory fees.

 

SECTION THREE

DISCOUNTS

 

OSYS Discounts

ARTICLE 10-(Change of article number SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) (1) Quotas for students eligible for 75%, 50%, or 25% discount in tuition fees, and quotas for students, who are going to receive discount in tuition fees based on special aptitude test, are determined by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Senate each year, and announced by Measurement, Selection and Placement Center (OSYS).

 

(2) OSYS discount covers the discount rate at the time of registration, excluding summer school fees, and it does not cover dormitory fees.

 

(3) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)The duration for discounts is as long as the maximum education period. It is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 4 years in Associate Programs, 7 years in four-year Undergraduate Programs, and 9 years in six-year Undergraduate Programs. Discounts continue until the end of this period. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their discount period.

 

 Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit Discount   (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)

ARTICLE 11 - (Change of article number SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)

 (1) Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount quotas and discount rates are determined by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Senate by considering the University budget.

 

(2) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12) Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount is awarded to students who display outstanding performance in the fall/spring semesters of the academic year in which they registered for undergraduate/associate program, excluding the Foreign Language Preparatory Program. The scholarship starts from the end of the first year of their study, and the Board of Trustees designates the discount rate. Academic merit scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following requirements:

 

a)  Renewing registration for Fall/Spring semesters of the present academic year,

b) Taking at least 60 ECTS credit-courses at the end of the first year, at least 120 ECTS credit-courses at the end of second year, at least 180 ECTS credit-courses at the end of third year, at least 240 ECTS credit-courses at the end of fourth year, at least 300 ECTS credit-courses at the end of fifth year, and the total of ECTS for the respective year being at least 50,

 c) Obtaining a grade point average of 3.50 and over in the Fall/Spring semesters of the academic year in which they registered for,

 ç) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)Getting a high internship grade in semester/s subject to Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount,

 d) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)Not receiving any disciplinary punishments in semester/s subject to Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount,

 

 (3) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount is valid for the duration of academic year the student has been awarded, but the grant’s continuity is not guaranteed, and it does not cover summer school fees. 

 

 (4) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12) If a student meets the requirements, he/she may be awarded the Associate and Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount for more than one academic year.

 

(5) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)Seniors in 4-year undergraduate programs and seniors in 6-year undergraduate programs may qualify for Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount discount if they meet the requirements.

 

Foreign Language Preparatory Program Second Year Discount

ARTICLE 12 - (1) Students, who could not succeed in the Foreign Preparatory Program at the end of the first academic year, qualify for 50% discount in tuition fees for the second academic year.

 

 (2) Foreign language preparatory program second year discount does not cover summer school fees and dormitory fees.

 

 Sibling, Parent, Child, Spouse Discount

ARTICLE 13 - (1) A 10% discount is applied to parents (mother-father), children, and spouses of students studying in associate, undergraduate, and graduate, programs of Izmir University of Economics at the same time.

 

(2) Sibling, Parent, Child, Spouse Discount does not cover summer school fees and dormitory fees.

 

(3) In the event of one of the beneficiaries of this discount leaving the University, the discount for the other student will be terminated in the following semester.

 

Chamber of Commerce Members Discount

ARTICLE 14 - (Change SD 29.08.2018/ 347-A7/ BDT 29.08.2018-5) (1) Discount in tuition fees, at specific rates deemed suitable by the Board of Trustees, is applied to students who meet the following requirements, once for each membership.

 

a) Blood relatives and in-laws of members (Pursuant to Article 18 of Turkish Civil Code, one of the spouses and blood relatives of the other spouse are considered in-laws at same level and type.) of Izmir Chamber of Commerce and Izmir District Chambers of Commerce, and other city and district chambers of commerce specified by the Board of Trustees who are:

b) Real persons, registered to Izmir Trade Registry Office, have been a member for 1 year, have been partners for the past year, and have the authority to represent and bind

c) Blood relatives and in-laws of members (Pursuant to Article 18 of Turkish Civil Code, one of the spouses and blood relatives of the other spouse are considered in-laws at same level and type.) of Izmir Chamber of Commerce and Izmir District Chambers of Commerce, and other city and district chambers of commerce specified by the Board of Trustees who are:

ç) Legal persons, registered to Izmir Trade Registry Office, have been a member for 1 year, have been partners for the past year, and have the authority to represent and bind

 

 (2) Below mentioned documents need to be submitted to the University in order to benefit from this discount:

 

a) Registration certificate from the respective Trade Registry Office (for real people).

b) Document proving the partnership for the past year from Izmir Trade Registry Office (for legal people), registration certificate, and document proving the legal persons having the authority to represent and bind.

c) Certified copies of identity register of students and parents who are going to benefit from the discount.

 

(3) This discount is valid for 1 year in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 3 years in associate programs, 5 years in 4-year undergraduate programs, and 7 years in 6-year undergraduate programs. Discount does not cover summer school and dormitory fees, and extended education periods.  

 

IUE (Izmir University of Economics), IZTO (Izmir Chamber of Commerce) Members, and IUE Founder Members Discount

ARTICLE 15 - (1) Discount in tuition fees, at specific rates deemed suitable by the Board of Trustees, is applied to members, their spouses and children of Izmir Chamber of Commerce, to Izmir University of Economics permanent academic and administrative personnel, their spouses and children, and to members and staff of founding organization of Izmir University of Economics, and their spouses and children.

 

(2) This discount is valid for 1 year in Foreign Language Preparatory Program, 3 years in associate programs, 5 years in 4-year undergraduate programs, and 7 years in 6-year undergraduate programs. Discount does not cover summer school and dormitory fees, and extended education periods.

 

 (3) In the event of the right to discount being abolished, the discount for the student will be terminated in the following semester.

 

Vertical Transfer Discount

ARTICLE 16 - (1) A 25% discount is applied to students, who graduated from the University’s associate programs and qualify to enroll in the undergraduate programs of the University via Vertical Transfer Exam.

 

 (2) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)The duration for discounts is as long as the maximum education period. It is 2 years in Foreign Language Preparatory Program and 7 years in four-year Undergraduate Programs, and they do no cover summer school and dormitory fees. Discounts continue until the end of this period. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their discount period.

 

Graduate Programs Academic Merit Discount  (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)

 ARTICLE 17-(1) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12) Seniors in 4-year undergraduate programs and seniors in 6-year undergraduate programs may qualify for Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount if they meet the following requirements. The duration for discounts is as long as the maximum education period of the Graduate Degree program they will be accepted. The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their discount period.

 

 a) Obtaining a weighted grade average of 3.50 or above for courses taken in fourth grade (7th and 8th semesters) in the registered 4-year undergraduate program during fourth grade Fall and Spring semesters and for courses taken in fifth grade (9th and 10th semesters) in the registered 6-year undergraduate program during fifth grade.

 b) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12)Getting a high internship grade/internship evaluation in semester/s subject to Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount,

 c) (Change SD 7.11.2018-351-A/11-BDT 26.11.2018-12) Not receiving any disciplinary punishments in semester/s subject to Graduate Programs Academic Merit discount.

 

 

 

 SECTION FOUR

General Provisions

 

ARTICLE 18 - (1) Students who are awarded more than one scholarship or discount can benefit from the one with the highest amount and most extensive scholarship/discount.

 

ARTICLE 19 - (1) In the event of students receiving OSYS Scholarship or OSYS Discount transferring, requirements specified in “Regulations for Transfer on Associate and Undergraduate Level” shall be in effect. 

 

ARTICLE 20 - (1) The scholarships awarded by Izmir University of Economics are complimentary and they do not bind the students with any financial or service obligations.

 

Effectiveness

ARTICLE 21 - (1) This Regulation takes effect on the date of its approval by the Board of Trustees.

 

Enforcement

ARTICLE 22 - (1) The Rector of the Izmir University of Economics enforces the provisions of this Regulation.

 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 1- (Deleted SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)

 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 2- (Deleted SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)

 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 3- (1) (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) Students, who were admitted to Izmir University of Economics within OSYS discount within the scope of Article 11 on or before 2015, will pay discounted fees for the dormitory based on their discount rates.

 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 4- (Change SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15) (Add SD 07.02.2017-303/A8-BTD 07.03.2017-28) (1) Students, who were admitted to Izmir University of Economics with OSYS scholarship, OSYS discount, or international student scholarship quota within the scope of Article 5, 8, and 11 on or before 2016, will pay discounted fees for summer school based on their scholarship rates.

 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 5- (Deleted SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)

 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 6- (Deleted SD 26.12.2018-355-A/26-BDT 08.01.2019-15)

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 7-(Add SD 30.01.2019-357-A/10-BDT 12.02.2019-16)Students, who enrolled to the University on 2018 and before as part of the OSYS scholarship, are not subject to the success requirement specified in clause 1 of article 5 in order to stay at the dormitory for free.

 

This regulation takes effect upon the decision of the Senate dated 28.02.2018 and numbered 334/A-7 and the decision of the Board of Trustees dated 06.03.2018  and numbered 41

 

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