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How can I make a gift to the Annual Giving Campaign?

​There are plenty of options. Making a gift is quick, easy and secure. Please click here for details and to make a gift.​​

How much does Robert College allocate to scholarships?

The funds allocated to scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year amount to approximately $​4.2 million.

Does Robert College provide scholarships?

●     Approximately 1 out of every 4 ​students at RC receive ​financial aid.

●     279 students (out of a total of 1042 students who come from 56 different cities in Turkey) have been allocated need-based scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year, thanks to contributions from alumni and friends.

Scholarship Level
Students
100% Scholarship100
85% Scholarship57
75% Scholarship54
50% Scholarship 45
25% Scholarship23
Total279
Does tuition income cover expenses?

Tuition increases are controlled by the Ministry of Education and currently cover approximately only 55% of the costs of the school, including the cost of scholarships.

How is the gap covered?

Robert College relies on Annual Giving support from alumni and friends from all over the world to cover the gap between income and expenses.

How many people gave last year? How much much was raised?

2641 donors contributed $1,835,700 to Robert College during the 2018-19 campaign year​. ​

Are Robert College's financials audited?

Ernst and Young annually audits Robert College's financials.

What are the gift categories that appear on the Honor Roll each year?

Robert College recognizes all levels of giving.

●    For the gift categories for the US, and for giving in the UK please visit this page​.

●    The gift categories for Turkey and other countries are:

Founders Circle
50.000 TL & above
Pillars
25.000 TL - 49.999 TL
College Council
12.000 TL - 24.999 TL
Leadership Circle
6.000 TL - 11.999 TL
High Honors
3.000 TL - 5.999 TL
Honors
1.500 TL - 2.999 TL​
Dean's List
750 TL - 1.499 TL
Fellows
500 - 749 TL​
Supporters
300​ TL - 499 TL
Contributors
up to 299 TL

For more details on how to make a gift to Robert College please contact the RC Development Office at +90 212 359 2289 or the New York office​ at +1 212 340 7014, or by email at alumni@robcol.k12.tr

How can I make a tax-deductible gift to RC?

Gifts from the US: As a nonprofit organization, Robert College is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Gifts from Turkey: To make a tax-deductible gift, please contact the Alumni and Development Office at +90 212 263 4239 or alumni@robcol.k12.tr​

Gifts from the UK: Robert College UK is a registered charity (11​​54664). Gifts made to Robert College UK through Payroll Giving are tax-deductible. Alternatively, you can increase your contribution to Robert College UK at no additional cost by using Gift Aid. Gift Aid increases the value of your donation to Robert College UK, by allowing it to reclaim basic rate tax on your gift.​​​ 

For more details click here​​.

What is the deadline for making a gift to the 2019-20 Annual Giving Campaign?

The deadline is July 31, 2020. To make a gift please click here.

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