Sun Pharma Research/Science Scholar Awards – 2019 in in Medical Sciences | Prize Money Rs 250,000

We invite Heads of Research Institutions, Universities, Medical and Pharmaceutical Colleges of India to nominate eligible candidates for: 

(a) Sun Pharma Research Awards – 2019 and 
(b) Sun Pharma Science Scholar Awards – 2019 

The Sun Pharma Research Awards are for excellence in original research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. There are three Awards of Rs 250,000 (Rupees two lakh fifty thousand) each; two in Medical Sciences (Basic Research and Clinical Research); and one award in Pharmaceutical Science. 

The sponsored work of Indian Scientists, both in India and abroad, together with their bio-data, research achievements, awards received in the past and papers published, along with justification for nomination and citation on the research work, may be submitted online on Sun Pharma Science Foundation’s website 

Sun Pharma Science Scholar Awards: There are four awards – two each in Bio-Medical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences for Rs 50,000 each, and an additional amount of Rs 50,000 to attend international conference. 

Indian nationals under the age of 30 (as on 30 August 2019), who have completed at least 1st year of M.D. or Ph.D. in Biomedical or Pharmaceutical Sciences are eligible to apply. Those who have completed their M.D. or Ph.D. and above the age of 30, as on date 30 August 2019 are not eligible to apply. The applicant should have completed a Research Project and should be willing to present his/her research work in front of knowledgeable assessors. 

The applicants should submit: (1) detailed CV with photograph, (2) copy of their detailed research work, (3) letter from the supervisor certifying that the research work under reference has actually been done by the applicant, (4) a citation (brief summary) on his/her research work, (5) forwarding letter from the Head of the Department or Institution, giving justification for nominating the applicant, (6) a voluntary declaration from the applicant that they would work in the public or private funded academic/research based organizations for a minimum period of two years after completion of his/her studies. The applicant should also submit the following testimonials.   

Aggregate marks obtained in PCB/PCM in Class XII, and Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree   
Proof of age   
Copies of the publications, if any   Merits/Awards/Scholarships received, if any   
A letter stating that the project submitted for the award has received ethical clearance   
A statement duly signed by the nominee and the supervisor/co-author that the thesis has noconflict of interest academically or financially. 

The applicants should submit their nominations online at Sun Pharma Science Foundation’s website from 1 July 2019 to 30 August 2019. Also required to send a print copy of the nomination, to the office of the Foundation by 10 September 2019. 

Detailed nomination procedures of the awards are available on Sun Pharma Science Foundation's website. 

For further information, please contact: The Office of Sun Pharma Science Foundation, 8C, 8th Floor, Hansalaya Building, 15-Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110 001, India Tel.: (91-11) 2372 1414; 2372 1415; e-mail: Website:

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