The Doğan Turhan Scholarship, awarded to successful students of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Department of Logistics Management and to the academicians as a research support since 2014, entered its 5th year. Mahmut Özgener, President of IUE Board of Trustees, presented a plaque of appreciation to the Turhan Family for their contribution.
His family grants this scholarship in memory of Doğan Turhan, who deceased in 2014. Doğan Turhan served in the logistics sector for many years and contributed greatly to the development of this sector in Turkey, and launched his own business in logistics. In his speech, President Mahmut Özgener, reported that 52 students up until now has benefitted from the scholarship, and pointed out the importance of contributing to education. “We, as the education enthusiast board of trustees, put in overtime to bring education in our country to a better place. We wanted to express our gratitude to the Turhan Family for their contribution to education and present them a plaque of appreciation. We will train students worthy of your scholarship with the education we offer at this University,” said President Mahmut Özgener.
Engin Turhan, son of the late Doğan Turhan, spoke on behalf of the family. He said, “After his passing in 2014, we wanted to provide support in the logistics education and we did it with pleasure. We did not aim a financial aid only. We held meetings with academicians here each year, and reviewed the success evaluations of scholarship applicants. Now with a new management in charge, this place feels like home. We feel very happy when we receive letters of appreciation from our scholarship holders and feel proud of their success.” After the speeches, President Özgener presented a plaque of appreciation to Berrin Turhan, spouse of late Doğan Turhan, his son Engin Turhan, and his daughter Aysel Öztezel for their contribution to education.
What is Doğan Turhan Scholarship?
The scholarship, granted by his family in memory of Doğan Turhan, is given to successful students at IUE Department of Logistics Management. Doğan Turhan Research Fund supports IUE academicians in the field of logistics management who are involved in research and scientific studies. The scholarship, awarded to 52 students so far, continues since 2014 uninterruptedly.