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The Turkish Flagship is an undergraduate program at Indiana University Bloomington designed for students who wish to achieve advanced professional proficiency in Turkish while pursuing a degree in their chosen field.

A rigorous program of study in the Turkish language and culture, the Flagship enables highly motivated students to become global professionals. Do you want to add professional fluency in a critical language to your resume?

Are you interested in studying abroad? Then apply today! We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Apply to the Turkish Flagship Program

Recruitment Scholarships

Turkish Flagship offers two $9,000 recruitment scholarships to outstanding students entering our program each year. The scholarship is typically distributed over three years ($1,500 each semester of Turkish language study). Exceptions may be made for students completing the program in an accelerated timeframe.

Students who have been admitted to the Turkish Flagship program and who are enrolled in introductory Turkish are eligible to apply. Applications, which include several 300-word essays are due by December 10th, 2018.

The Turkish Flagship scholarships committee will meet in December and announce award decisions by early January, 2019.


Apply for a $9,000 Recruitment Scholarship

Merit Scholarships

Turkish Flagship Center (TF) Scholarships are reserved for especially committed and talented Turkish language learners. Turkish Flagship students may apply for the Scholarship for academic year abroad at Azerbaijan University of Languages (AUL), summer study at AUL, as well as intensive Turkish courses during the summer session at IU. To be eligible for the Scholarship students must meet the following criteria:

    - Accepted Turkish Flagship student in good standing

    - Demonstrated commitment to studying Turkish

    - Admitted to study abroad at AUL –OR— enrolled in a summer intensive Turkish course at IU

    - Have made an effort to seek funding from other sources

    - Active participation in TF activities

    - History of volunteerism and participation

While all TF students who meet the above criteria are eligible to apply for Scholarships, not all students will receive them. The amount of the Scholarship is based on funds available and is awarded to students based on the strength of their application.

Application will close Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm.


Apply for a Merit Scholarship

First Year Summer Language Workshop Scholarship

Turkish Flagship is proud to announce that it will be offering two scholarships for students wishing to participate in 1st Year Turkish this summer at the Summer Language Workshop. This in an intensive, eight-week language immersion program that provides students the basics of Introductory Turkish so they may be prepared to advance to Intermediate Turkish this coming Fall. It’s a fantastic way to jump-start your Turkish learning!


Apply for a First Year SLW Scholarship