Lady Tata Memorial Trust announces Young Researcher Award 2021
Lady Tata Memorial Trust Young Researcher Award 2021 – Lady Tata Memorial Trust invites applications for Young Researcher Award 2021.
The Trust offers one-fifth of its income to scholars doing scientific investigations in Indian Universities and Institutes into diseases of the blood, with special references to leukaemia, and for scientific research towards alleviation of human suffering from disease
Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT) Young Researcher Award
The Young Researcher Award Scheme is instituted by the Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT) to recognize and reward young Indian scientists 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.
The aim is to reward Young Researchers (< 40 years) who have displayed a potential for high quality research.
All areas of Life Sciences and Biotechnology related to human diseases will be covered by this Award.
Duration of Young Researcher Award
The duration of the Award will be initially for three years, extendable further by two years, on a review by the Trust’s Experts’ Committee.
Lady Tata Memorial Trust Young Researcher Award 2021 Important Dates
Application Open Date
1st January 2021
Application Closing Date
15th March 2021
Awards Announcement Date
18th June 2021
Eligibility Criteria for Lady Tata Memorial Trust Young Researcher Award 2021
The Award is open to Indian Nationals, residing in India, who are below the age of 40 years as on 31st March 2021.
The applicant should possess a PhD degree in any Biological Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology related areas. The applicant must have at least 4 years’ professional experience in the specific area after obtaining the above degree.
Candidates must have a regular position in a University/Organization/Institute in India. He/she should be engaged in research and development and have publications arising from research done as an independent investigator in India
Amount of Young Researcher Award
The amount of the Award will be Rs.25000/- per month in addition to regular salary from the host institute.
In addition, the Young Researcher will receive a contingency grant of Rs.7.00 lakhs per annum for meeting the expenses on consumables
Lady Tata Memorial Trust Young Researcher Award 2021 Application Process
Go to the following link https://www.ladytatatrust.org/StaticPage/Home/0
The candidate must forward the application through the Director of a recognised Research Institute or Laboratory where he/she proposes to work.
The application should be addressed to The Secretary, Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Bombay House, 24 Homi Mody Street Mumbai-400001, and submitted online on our website between 01 January 2021 to 15th March 2021
The selected applicants will be called for an interview in the middle / third week of March/April 2021 and based on personal interview, one young researcher will be awarded and announced by the 18th June 2021