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Rural Development Program

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Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation has regarded poverty alleviation and social improvement as a crucial component of its social investments and concentrated the majority of its programs and services in the underprivileged regions of Turkey. A small-scale rural development project supported in Eğil, Diyarbakır, motivated the Özyeğin family to consider rural development in a broader context and after an intensive period ... Read More »

Support Programs For Scholarship Grantees

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Besides financial assistance, the Foundation runs Support Programs for scholarship grantees, in order to promote their individual development, enhance their life skills and build a network of communication and sharing between these students.  Support Programs for scholarship grantees are;  Mentoring (Intergenerational Support) Program Internship and Part-time Employment Support Program Meetings with Scholarship Grantees and other organizations.  Mentoring (Intergenerational Support) Program ... Read More »

Education Abroad

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Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation also awards scholarships for graduate education abroad. Within the framework of MBA Fellowship Programs, the Foundation awards fellowships for Turkish citizens accepted by Harvard University Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business MBA Programs. Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Fellowship: Since 1999, the Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation has been offering grants under the Hüsnü ... Read More »

Culture

Galata Mevlevi House Museum The construction of the Galata Mevlevi House complex started in 1491, and is the oldest Mevlevi House in Istanbul. Mevlevi houses are complexes of buildings where sufi-mevlevi dervishes live and practice their philosophy since the time of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi. The cultural significance of these buildings is due to the values of hospitality and tolerance that ... Read More »

Health

İzmit Rehabilitation Center The İzmit Rehabilitation Center was built by the Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation in the aftermath of the 1999 Marmara Earthquake to provide out-patient physical and psychological rehabilitation services to the victims of the earthquake and the region. As the first center of its kind, it was operated by the Mother Child Education Foundation for two years and ... Read More »

Dormitories

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Secondary Education Girls’ Dormitories Despite the improvements made in access to basic education in Turkey, gender disparity at the secondary level remains a challenge. Expanding dormitory facilities for girls at the secondary school level has been the Foundation’s strategy to combat prevailing cultural and economic biases that prevent girls from continuing their schooling beyond the primary level. Since 2005, 26 ... Read More »

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