Music Scholarship

The Borusan Kocabıyık Foundation, governing institution of Borusan Sanat, grants scholarship to young talents every year helping them to cover their music education expenses at a master’s degree level.

The scholarship is funded through a “Special Concert” where a prominent figure from the arts and business world conducts the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic in exchange for their donation, which serves as a scholarship to promote the advancement of classical music in Turkey.

The applicants who are assessed as eligible by a Jury of leading persons from the classical music world are provided with scholarship covering their master’s level education at prestigious institutions such as:

  • Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia PA (USA)
  • Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY (USA)
  • Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, IN (USA)
  • Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY (USA)
  • The Julliard School New York, NY (USA)
  • Folkwang Universität der Künste und Musikhochschule, Essen (Germany)
  • Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin (Germany)
  • Hochschule für Musik and Theater, Hamburg (Germany)
  • Hochschule für Musik and Tanz, Köln (Germany)
  • Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium)
  • Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (France)
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (England)
  • Royal Academy of Music, London (England)
  • Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester (England)
  • Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia)
  • Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía (Spain)


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