Empowerment Scholarships Programs are about creating opportunities. Opportunities to become a doctor, teacher, scientist, or a business leader. BTF provides life-changing opportunities for underprivileged students in Turkey through the gift of an education.

BTF established a bridge between donors around the world and trusted partners in Turkey, benefiting socio-economically disadvantaged students. BTF works with many partners to provide scholarships, university and high school alumni associations, foundations, and platforms.

Founded by Haluk Levent, Ahbap Platform provides help to all in need through scholarships, climate activism, and disaster relief. BTF sponsored 40 students who are affected in Elazig Earthquake and continues to support university students’ education with Ahbap Platform.
Bilkent University is the first non-profit private university founded in 1984 to create a center of excellence in higher education and research. BTF provide need based scholarships for young women and men with high grade point averages.
The Association for Supporting Contemporary Life provides scholarships across Turkey with BTF for university girls’ education in order to promote gender equality.
Hacettepe University was established in 1967 and is a leading state university in medical fields. BTF provides scholarships based on students’ academic performances and financial situations.
Middle East Technical University is a public technical university with special emphasis on research and education in engineering and natural sciences. It is located in Ankara, Turkey. BTF sponsors students with alumni association, ODTUMIST based on academic achievement and financial need.
TED Ankara College Foundation Schools is a group of private schools in Turkey. After the establishment of the Republic of Turkey, with Atatürk’s guidance, the Turkish Education Association, TED was founded in 1928. BTF-TED scholarships are based on a need and merit basis.
BTF is providing need-based scholarships to students studying in Bornova Anadolu Lisesi (high school) in Izmir.
Boğaziçi Üniversitesi is a major research university with the highest scoring students in Istanbul. It was founded in 1863. BTF scholarships are awarded to students with recognized academic achievement or financial need.
Darüşşafaka Association, the first non-governmental organization in the field of education, founded in 1863 with the mission of providing “equity in education.”, Darüşşafaka provides scholarships to bright and talented children who have lost one or more of their parents and who have limited financial resources.
BTF is providing need-based scholarships to students studying in Izmir Fen Lisesi (high school).
BTF-PAYDA awards education scholarships to university and high school female students who have academic potential but experience difficulties in continuing their education due to financial hardships. Scholarships aim to keep the girls in school until they complete their university education. PAYDA establishes a one-on-one mentorship with students and their families starting in elementary school until their university graduation.