Turkish Philanthropy Funds is very pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the Sena Eken Schieber Economic Awards for the 2017-18 school year. Since its inception in 2015, this scholarship fund has provided scholarships to in need female graduate students from Turkey with scholarships to support their graduate studies in the field of Economics in the United States.
The Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award is offered to female Turkish students who are accepted to an accredited graduate school in the United States to pursue Master’s or PhD degrees in economics. Every year, several awards are granted up to $25,000 each to cover tuition and/or living expenses.
“We are so excited and proud to be able to assist George Schieber in his dream of providing scholarship opportunities to bright and young women from Turkey in the memory of his late wife, Sena, ” said Ilhan Akbil, President & CEO of Turkish Philanthropy Funds.
Applications will be accepted through March 7, 2017. Winners will be announced later in the Spring.
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