Kuralbek Sadibayevich Kulazhanov established an advanced scholarship named after Academician, Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of the State Prize of the Kazakh SSR Dmitry Sokolsky.
The holder of the scholarship was Danabek Kairoshev, a fourth-year student of KazNU with a degree in Chemical Technology of Organic Substances.
50 years ago Kuralbek Sadibaevich graduated from the chemistry department of KazGU and began working in his Alma Mater. He defended his doctoral dissertation in chemical sciences, was elected Honorary Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a member of the Presidium of the Alumni Association of KazNU. Since 1996 he is the rector of Almaty Technological University.
Professor Kulazhanov constantly supports creative links with his native faculty, sponsored the monument to Academician Umirbek Arislanovich Dzholdasbekov.