Increasing the Institutional Capacity of the MoFSP in the Field of Social Inclusion Policies
1 January 2017
Promoting Lifelong Learning Operation-II
1 January 2017

Social Inclusion of Syrians under Temporary Protection in Turkey through Higher Education

Measure 4.1
Operation Name Social Inclusion of Syrians under Temporary Protection in Turkey through Higher Education (SYRIANS)
Implementation Period 09.11.2015 - 08.11.2017
Web Address https://www.ytb.gov.tr/
Beneficiary Institution Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB)
Components and Budgets Direct Grant : € 3.635.000
Aim of Operation and Outputs

This Project aims to support Syrian students who have undergraduate education in state universities in Turkey with a direct grants agreement amounting to 3.635.000 Euro signed with the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) on 29.12.2015.

During the 2016 academic year, 350 students for 6 months (January, February, March, April, May, June), 334 students for 3 months (October, November, December) were awarded 1200 TL per month including 600 TL for housing.

At the end of the project, the "Ankara Meeting" organization was held with 80 people selected among the students with a high grade average.