Turkish American Arts & Culture Scholarship, The

Liberal & Creative Arts

  • Awarding Department: International Relations
  • Scholarship Intent: The Turkish American Arts & Culture Necati, Cihat, Ozgul & Metincan Esrefoglu Endowed scholarship assists promising students who are active in the Turkish community and in their studies of Turkey.
  • Criteria: Participation in the Turkish Community in the Bay Area, U.S., or worldwide; Academic interest in Turkey; Must be fluent in oral and written Turkish; HT enrollment is 6 units for grad students;
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: HS Seniors, Undergrad: Any, Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Burcu Akan Ellis
  • Campus Address: HUM 246
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-3436
  • Email: bellis@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://internationalrelations.sfsu.edu/
  • Number of Awards: 1

Up to $1000
Supplemental Questions
  1. If you are a fluent Turkish speaker, how did you acquire fluency?
  2. If you are seeking the scholarship to fund Turkish language training, how do you plan to undertake your Turkish Language Studies?
  3. Please write a short statement about how you would benefit from funding from the Esrefoglu Scholarship. What are your goals in requesting this funding and how will the scholarship help you accomplish them? (Please note that the scholarship can be used for one unit of tuition remission)
  4. We are interested in applicants whose work is directly related to Turkey and related issues. Describe how your work or field of study pertains to Turkish studies, broadly defined. If you are doing research, please give a brief description of how it relates to Turkey/Turkish studies. If you are studying in a general field, describe how you plan to apply your knowledge in Turkey/Turkish-related areas.
  5. Confidential Letter of Recommendation Request