Many freebies for all young Turks – young people in Turkey. In order to encourage young people to learn, to become curious, to love art the authorities give some things for free to the youngsters. The state has decreed that entry to museums and monuments will be free for children under 18 and students. A young person should know his story, be able to enjoy an exhibition even without a penny in his pocket. The nation is at stake, and its development.
Free Entrance Libraries: Many large, well-scaled libraries are open 7 days a week and sometimes 24 hours a day for students across the country. They have the possibility of working in silence, with all the tools necessary for their learning, such as books, tables with plugs for chargers and computers.
It is not uncommon to find artistic exhibitions of fine art open for free for school students, a conference room, sanitary facilities, a non-stop tea / coffee service and small snacks distributed for free to give strength to our heads thinking.
Scholarships: Unfortunately, many students cannot afford to continue with higher education. Scholarships in Turkey are awarded on merit, not social. a child, whatever his family financial level, will be able to obtain a scholarship, his results are suitable. Only the best students will be able to obtain a scholarship. On file, on merit, on school recommendations.
Discounted Cinema: It is enough to show a white leg, justifying that the young person is a student to benefit from a 25% reduction for a cinema ticket. Not valid for popcorn, sweets or drinks.
Discounted Public transport: in all public transport, as soon as the young person can prove that they are a student, a reduction in transport takes place. Whether in buses, minibuses, metro, dolmus, boats; subways, trams, funiculars.
Discounts for mainline coaches: when traveling on the main line to another city or region. When booking it is sufficient to specify the age of the person to be able to benefit from a 10% reduction for young people in Turkey.
Free sports groups: Turkish municipalities have created real sports sanctuaries for the benefit of our young Turks. Tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, recreational bases for practicing soccer, cycle paths, skate parks, all over the big cities. Young people can freely take advantage of its sports facilities 7/7 and 24/24 to unwind and meet up with friends.
Free health costs: for students under 25, all hospital costs are free. You just need to be able to justify your student status.
Discounts for air flights: between 12 and 25 years old, young people can benefit from a reduction of up to 30% on a flight (depending on the airline). Under 12 years old ..;% reduction takes place.
You must check with your airline service provider to find out the details.
The town halls organize free holidays: between 12 and 18 years old town halls organize holiday camps for young people (colonies) 40,000 thousand children on average visit camps each year. It is also possible to benefit from the social aid and go to the camps with the parents. (Ask about conditions at the district town hall).
However, being young in Turkey is not all pretty, all rosy, for everyone. We can count a lot of them, doing odd jobs for lack of education or ambition. Some get lost like everywhere else and are in great social distress. But however the family in these specific cases remains present, and will help the young person as best they can culturally, until they are financially independent. It is not uncommon for the young person to contribute to the daily family and business chores. Depending to which community the young person belongs, his future is already mapped out, rare are those who can depart from the habits and customs imposed on them.
30% of Turkey’s students go on to university, but 30% of graduates are stubble. Almost 50% of young people enter working life (often with their family). In Turkey 27% of young people between 15-24 years (forms 18.5% of the population) are stubble.