From 2005 to 2014, Sabancı University proposed 674 projects to the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) as reflected in the institution's General Academic Support Statistics. TÜBİTAK approved 308 of these projects and provided TL 65,885,000 in support.
TÜBİTAK disclosed the amounts of support provided to universities from 2005 to 2014. According to the institution's statistics, TÜBİTAK received 54,219 project submissions from 157 universities, accepted 13,426 submissions and provided an aggregate support of TL 2,312,603,228. Sabancı University received TL 65,885,000 in support, which accounts for 3% of the total support received by 157 universities.
10 universities received approximately 50% of the total support with 5,217 accepted submissions.
The top 10 universities that received the most support, including Sabancı University, were entitled to TL 1,165,592,00 of support from TÜBİTAK with 5,217 out of 16,852 submissions accepted. These 10 universities received approximately 50% of the total support provided by TÜBİTAK.
As of December 2015, Sabancı University has an active research fund of TL 80 million with 210 projects, of which 120 are supported by TÜBİTAK for a total of TL 51 million.