In order to choose and reward the best young academics and to support them in conducting new studies, BAGEP award program was initiated in the year 2013. Scientists younger than 40 are eligible for the award. The award-winning young academics are granted 20,000 TL per year for a period of two years to support them in their research. The objective is to reward the most brilliant and promising young academics with a prestigious grant which will help them further their studies.
Science Academy was established on 2011 in Turkey as an independent organization to promote, practice and uphold the principles of scientific merit, freedom and integrity.