Alisbah Awards

Beginning 2017,  the Bilsel Alisbah Fellowship Awards are conferred to honor the  memory of Prof. Bilsel Alisbah (1937-2017),  and to support the Graduate School of Education’s goal of preparing highly qualified new breed of school teachers.

December 7, 2017 marked the establishment of the Bilsel Alisbah Fellowship Awards. The awards are conferred every academic year to honour the memory of Prof. Bilsel Alisbah (1937-2017), and to support Bilkent University’s efforts  to prepare highly qualified 'new breed' of school teachers.

The fellowship award includes special financial support to two students, i.e. prospective teachers, who have demonstrated outstanding potential in their academic and professional endeavours in the MA in Curriculum & Insruction withTeaching Certificate program. 

Alisbah Award Ceremonies over the years


  • Merve Erentuğ (2017-18)
  • Ahmet Şimşir (2017-18)
  • Özlem Keser (2018-19)
  • Dilara Toplu (2018-19)
  • Burçin Aslan Yılmaz (2019-20)
  • Merve Özvatan (2019-20)

Bilsel Alisbah Fellowship Awards Ceremonies over the Years: 

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