The Lady Tata Memorial Trust - Young Researcher Award 2013

The Lady Tata Memorial Trust invites applications for the ‘Young Researcher Award - 2013

Young Researcher Award


This Scheme is instituted by the Trust to recognize and reward young Indian scientists, below the age of 40 years, with outstanding track record in biological sciences, a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems related to human diseases and potential for high quality research. Applicants must have a regular position in a University / Organization / Institute in India and should be engaged in research and development and have publications arising from research done as an independent investigator in India.

The amount of Award will be Rs.25,000/- per month plus a contingency grant of Rs.5 lakhs per annum, in addition to the regular salary drawn from the host Institute.

Online Application and Registration

From the academic year 2012-2013, all applications will only be accepted online. Every applicant must register himself / herself before applying online. After the applicant completes the registration form, an email notification will be sent to him/her with the e-mail body containing a link for the activation of account. Please note that the registration process will be completed only after the user clicks on the link in the e-mail.

Award Schedule

The Trust Secretary will open the dates for the current academic year to invite applications. Applicants will be allowed to apply during this period only. The applicant is supposed to select the fellowship / scholarship carefully, as in an academic year, he/she will be able to apply for only one category. Click on the link current year schedule to view the open and closing date for the acceptance of applications. In case, an applicant wants to apply for another scholarship, he/she will have to cancel the scholarship by sending an email to the System Administrator on id

Important Dates

Application Open Date: 1st December 2012
Application Closing Date: 15th January 2013
Awards Announcement Date: 18th June 2013

The Trust has invited online applications for the current academic year 2013-2014. The last date of the submission of the application is 15th January 2013. All applicants are expected to fill and submit the online form before the application closing date.

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