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College Students

Who Can Apply?


An applicant must:

Be an ESL student or a college/graduate student attending the United States accredited educational institution in New York City
Be a permanent resident, a U.S. citizen, or an eligible non-citizen

Turkish
Cultural
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Education
Scholarship
Program

Eligibility

Documents

Required

Timeline

Academic Merit:


a. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher for current college students in the U.S.


b. An entering freshman graduating from high school with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher in the U.S.


c. An international freshman accepted to an accredited college, graduate program, or educational institution in the U.S.


Adherence to Hizmet Movement Principles


a. TCC is an organization inspired by the “Hizmet Movement,” a faith-based social movement focused on using community service to target the elimination of poverty, ignorance, and conflicts.  A fundamental value of the Hizmet Movement is community service by devoting time and energy to supporting the community. 


b. An applicant must demonstrate that he or she is an active volunteer of the Hizmet Movement participating in extracurricular activities, including and not limited to mentoring younger students and organizing Hizmet Movement-related events.

You are required to provide the documents listed below:

 

- Resume


- Most recent Official Transcript or acceptance letter from an accredited educational institution in the U.S.
 

- Proof of identification


- Two Recommendation Letters
- An essay summarizing student’s opinion on TCC values as well as any personal information that would be helpful for the committee to decide on the eligibility of the student intending to get a scholarship.

 

- Any official document and/or a personal letter demonstrating the need for a financial aid


First Day of accepting application: 10/30/2021

Deadline to apply: 11/21/2021

Notification of results: 11/21/2021

TCC ESP committee will review the application packages carefully and may ask for an oral interview with an applicant if the committee deems necessary.

 

Still, have any questions?

 

Please email info@tccli.org

Thank you for your interest in TCC Education Scholarship Program.