Rustu Tufekci Scholarships

Tufekci Law Firm is running a scholarship programme in memory of Mr Rüştü Tüfekçi who passed away on 20 March 2008. Mr Rüştü Tüfekçi (as he was called “Baba Rüştü” -in English, Father Rustu– amongst his peers in Rize/Turkey) was an electrical engineer studied at Kabatas High School, continued Istanbul Technical University and graduated from State Academy of Architechure and Engineering (Devlet Mühendislik Mimarlık Akademisi).He worked for Caykur (which is a state owned tea producer) entire his business career until his retirement in 2003. He served as a representative of  Turkish Wrestling Federation in Rize as well as was a member  ( 4527) of Electrical Engineers Chamber for 36 years.

Among his professional background, he also served with several positions at Caykurspor then and CaykurRizespor which is a Super League team in Turkey.

The Rüştü Tüfekçi family, namely wife Mrs Nedret Tüfekçi, daughter Mrs Merve Semiz, son Mr Mehmet Hakan Tüfekçi and daughter-in-law Mrs Nebibe Doğanışık Tüfekçi decided to survive his name with a scholarship as Mr Rüştü Tüfekçi considered the students the real value and the future of Turkish nation.

The scholarship programme is open for 7 students every educational year. The applications are to be sent to Mr.Mehmet Hakan Tüfekçi of the Tüfekçi Family personally deals with the scholarships.

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