The Executive Board launched a new project. It decided earlier in the year to initiate a Research Grant. Having prepared some rules for the operation of the Grant and formed a Scientific Committee to oversee the operation, the society established a fund of US $ 10,000 for this purpose.

The Atatürk Society of America Research Grant Scientific Committee will be composed of the following persons:
Prof. Suna Kili, Bogazici University
Prof. Talat Halman, Bilkent University
Prof. Sabri Sayari, Georgetown University