Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 3, Pages 379 - 391 2020-09-15

Scholarship Selection in Higher Education with VIKOR Method

Kubra AKILLI [1] , Emre İPEKÇİ ÇETİN [2]


Selection of students who will benefit from scholarships given in the university are usually done by formed commission. Due to limited number of scholarships offered, commission are obliged to choose the most appropriate students. In this selection process, it is important to make objective evaluation. The commission should mostly interview the applicants face to face. This situation causes time and labour loss and a stressful environment for both members of the commission and the students. An objective scoring system could solve the problems discussed above. In this study, 200 students who applied for the scholarship at Akdeniz University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences to the scholarship were ranked. In this study, firstly the selection criteria of students for the scholarship was determined with the help of researchers and social aid service experts. Then, the weights of the criteria were calculated by the SWING method. These weights were used to rank the students who were eligible for the scholarship by using the VIKOR method. This method will make an objective evaluation and will accelerate the selection process.
Multi Criteria Decision Making, VIKOR method, Scholarship Student Selection, Higher Education
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date September
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-5474-3051
Author: Kubra AKILLI
Institution: MARMARA ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8108-1919
Author: Emre İPEKÇİ ÇETİN (Primary Author)
Institution: Akdeniz Üniversitesi
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : September 15, 2020

APA Akıllı, K , İpekçi̇ Çeti̇n, E . (2020). Scholarship Selection in Higher Education with VIKOR Method . International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 7 (3) , 379-391 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijate/issue/56368/684360