Sakip Sabanci International Research Award
The “Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award” has been endowed as of 2005 in honor of the late Sakıp Sabancı, the Honorary Chairman of Sabancı University’s Board of Trustees. The Research Award covers fields such as Turkish and Islamic Art as well as the history, economy, and sociology of Turkey. This award aims to encourage research on all aspects of Turkish culture, society, and politics, as well as to uphold distinguished examples of fresh research with a view to engaging intellectual attention on Turkey’s role in the contemporary world. The Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award entails a Jury Prize of 25,000 USD on the selected theme of the year. The Jury Prize is awarded to an individual who has made distinguished contributions in this theme.
An independent and international jury select the Awardee. A series of Essay Awards is also given to researchers under 45 years of age. This category includes 10,000 USD for each of three award-winning essay submissions to the competition selected by the same jury panel.
For further information: http://award.sabanciuniv.edu/