This award founded in December 2007, aims to encourage textbook writing in Turkish language and translation into Turkish. These textbooks have to be intended for study at Turkish universities and published in the last five years. Textbook writers and translators (except for the Academy members) may become candidates.  

The deadline for applications will be announced on the website each year. After the evaluation of field committees, the final awardees are designated by the Academy Council. The awardees will be announced on the website.