LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
Individual Scientific Research Awards 2016–2017
The Trustees of the Lady Tata Memorial Trust offer awards for scientific investigations having a bearing directly or indirectly on the alleviation of human suffering from disease.
Scholars recommended by an Indian university/institution, with first class academics (strictly 60% and above from Class X up to date), are required to work whole time under the direction of a scientist of standing in a recognized institution. Candidates with GATE/NET qualifications will be given preference.
Rates of awards and other particulars are as follows:
Value of award (p.m.) Contingency Grant (p.a.) Age limit as on 31.3.2016
I Post-Doctoral Fellowship
To a Ph.D. in Science or to a M.D./M.S. Degree holder with two years’ research experience. (two year award term)
Rs 36,000 Rs 30,000
II Junior Scholarship
To fresh M.B.B.S./M.Sc.s (five year award term)
Rs 25,000 Rs 30,000
Applicants who have completed their M.Sc. graduation in 2014 and 2015 should only apply for the academic year 2016–17 for the JR award.
House Rent Allowance (HRA) at 25% of the value of their scholarship will be offered to scholars doing research work at universities/institutes/laboratories, in Metro Cities – i.e. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, being educational locations outside their place of permanent residence. Scholars from other small towns/cities will receive HRA @10% of the value of their scholarship. A certificate should be submitted from the university/institute verifying the status of accommodation of the scholar. Scholars residing in accommodation provided by the institute/ university will not be eligible for HRA claim.
Applications for joint investigations will not be accepted.
Any one Supervisor/Guide in a Department can recommend the application of only one candidate in any given area.
Application is to be submitted online strictly between 1 December 2015 and 15 January 2016, on our website www.ladytatatrust.org
as per information and rules stated therein. Application forwarded by postal service/courier will not be accepted. The above two Awards are effective from 1 August 2016.