Applications for 2022 TÜBİTAK Scientific, Special, Service and Incentive Awards have started

By the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) in 2022; Awards will be given out in four categories: Science, Special, Service and Encouragement Awards.

Scientific Prize: It is awarded to scientists who have made a significant contribution to science at the international level through their studies in our country.

For those who have received TÜBİTAK Science Awards in the past years, click here.

Special reward: The Scientific Prize is awarded to living scientists, citizens of the Republic of Turkey, who have contributed to science at the international level through their studies abroad.

For those who received special TÜBİTAK awards in the past years, click here.

Service reward: It is awarded to individuals who have rendered outstanding services to the development of science and technology in our country. Deceased scientists may also be nominated for the service award.

For those who received the TÜBİTAK service award in the past years, click here.

Incentive bonus: It is awarded to scientists residing in Turkey, who have proven that they have the necessary qualifications to make significant contributions to science at the international level in the future with their studies, and who do not exceed the age of 40 on first day of the year. in which the prize is awarded.

For those who have received TÜBİTAK Encouragement Awards in the past years, click here.

Application and evaluation process

Surviving applicants for the Incentive Award may apply personally or be nominated. Individual nominations cannot be made for the Scientific, Special and Service Awards, nominations are required.

Science, Special, service and incentive awards;

  • Those who received TÜBİTAK Science, Special, Service Award or TÜBİTAK-TWAS Science Award in the past,
  • Council of the Turkish Academy of Sciences,
  • university senates,
  • The highest decision-making bodies of public and private institutions and organizations operating in the scientific and technological fields,
  • Higher Education Council (YÖK)
  • Board of Directors of TÜBİTAK R&D and R&D Facilitation Units and Executive Committees of TÜBİTAK Research Groups (in their own fields of activity)

can designate.

Applications for Scientific, Special, Service and Incentive Awards are made through the TÜBİTAK Scientific, Special, Service and Incentive Awards Application System, accessible from the website https://oduller.tubitak. gov.tr. Application for the prize applicant and candidate or the most senior official of the nominating institution/organization It is necessary to have an up-to-date registration in ARBIS, otherwise, perform a “New User Registration” and fully upload the requested documents into the application system. “Commitment and Declaration of Acceptance Form” once the application phase is complete applicant and candidate or nomination the highest authorized official of the institution/organization must be signed by electronic signature.

During the same period, only one of the TÜBİTAK Science, Special, Service and Encouragement Award categories can be applied for.

Applicants born in 1981 or earlier cannot apply for the TÜBİTAK Encouragement Award.

One year is added to the age limit of 40 years for each claimant’s birth.

Scientists who have successfully completed the TÜBA GEBİP Award period in 2021 (who were entitled to receive the award in 2019) can apply for the TÜBİTAK Encouragement Award 2022, even if they are over 40 years old.

Scientists who are eligible to receive the TÜBA GEBİP award and who successfully complete the award period (three years) can apply for the TÜBİTAK scientific, special, service and encouragement awards.[1]

Those who are entitled to receive the TÜBA GEBIP award in 2020 and 2021 cannot apply for the 2022 TÜBİTAK Scientific, Special, Service and Encouragement Awards.

A maximum of 3 applications can be submitted for each type of award among TÜBİTAK Science, Special, Service and Encouragement awards. Applications prior to 2010 are not included in this number.

For scientific, special and incentive awards; It is expected that the nominees’ reasons for deserving the award will be explained in no more than 750 words and this statement will be supported by publications that have contributed to the preparation of the award.

The prerequisites for the evaluation of these publications are specified in the application system.

For the price of the service; Nominations must include the nominees’ reasons for deserving the award and, if applicable, the relevant document supporting this justification. In justification; In no more than 750 words, how the nominee renders outstanding service to the development of science and technology in our country in terms of training scientists, working for the institutionalization of the branch of science to which he belongs, creating scientific institutions and organizations or significant contribution to their establishment. If the person to be nominated is not alive, the nomination form should be downloaded, completed and sent to the address below, together with other documents to be attached, if applicable.

Click for the application form.

Sciences, special awards, service awards; Encouragement prizes in the fields of basic sciences, engineering sciences, health sciences and social and human sciences; Awarded in basic sciences, engineering sciences, health sciences, social and human sciences and polar studies. The number of science awards cannot exceed eight, the number of special awards four, the number of service awards four, and the number of incentive awards cannot exceed twenty.

Awards; It includes the monetary award determined by the TÜBİTAK Board of Directors for each year (TÜBİTAK Science and Special Award 150,000TL for the year 2022, Service Award 100,000TL, Incentive Award 60,000TL) and a plaque and certificate according to the type of price. Recipients of the Science Prize also receive research support in an amount determined annually by the Board of Trustees (100,000 TL for the year 2022) to be used in the research they will conduct in the country.

All ratings and opinions made during the award evaluation process, the names of the referees/advisors whose ratings were applied and the opinions they gave are confidential; The persons listed are outside the scope of the right to information in accordance with the first paragraph of Article 26 of Law No. 4982.

Apps Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. will be accepted until

The winners of the TÜBİTAK Science, Special, Service and Encouragement awards are announced in the same year and the awards are presented to their owners at a ceremony.

Contact information:

TUBITAK Board Secretariat Unit

Rue de Tunisie, n°80
06680, Kavaklıdere-Ankara

E-mail: yonetimkuruluofisi@tubitak.gov.tr

Tel: 0 312 298 11 32

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