National Bio-Science awards for career development: Ministry of Science and Technology

Details of National Bio-Science awards for career development
Name of the SchemeNational Bio-Science awards for career development
Sponsored byCentral Government
Ministry/DepartmentScience and Technology, Deptt. of Bio-Technology
DescriptionTo recognize the outstanding contributions of young scientists in basic and applied research covering the areas of biosciences including agriculture, biomedicine and environmental biology, up to 10 awards are given each year subject to the availability of suitable candidates. Each award carries a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-, a research grant of 3,00,000/- per year for a period of three years and a citation.
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Eligibility criteriaThe applicant should be a citizen of India and actively working in basic or applied biosciences in the country. He or she should be below the age of 45 years on December31 preceding the year of the award.
How to AvailThe call for awards will be advertised every year.
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Source: National Portal Co-ordinator  (Ministry of Science and Technology, 19-05-2006)