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Scientific Research Scholarships 2004-2005

December 29, 2003 14:11 IST
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Scientific Research Scholarships 2004-2005

The Trustees of the Lady Tata Memorial Trust offer scholarships for scientific investigations having a bearing directly or indirectly on the alleviation of human suffering from disease.

Scholars with first class academics are required to work whole time under the direction of a scientist of standing in a recognised institution.

Rates of scholarships and other particulars are as follows:

1. Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

Eligibility: PhD in Science or MD/MS degree with two years' research experience.

Value of Award: Rs 11,000 per month.

Contingency Grant: Rs 10,000 per annum.

Age limit: 35 years as on March 31, 2004.

2. Senior Scholarships.

Eligibility:

a. Postgraduates with MD/MS degree or graduates in Medicine (MBBS) with completed internship.

b. MSc with two years research experience.

Value of Award: Rs 9,000 per month.

Contingency Grant: Rs 7,500 per annum.

Age limit: 30 years as on March 31, 2004.

3. Junior Scholarships.

Eligibility: MSc graduates or BSc with distinction and two years' research experience.

Value of Award: Rs 8,000 per month.

Contingency Grant: 7,500 per annum.

Age limit: 27 years as on March 31, 2004.

HRA at 10% of the value of the scholarship will be offered to scholars doing research work at institutes in locations outside their place of permanent residence.

Note: Applications for joint investigations will not be accepted. Any one guide in a department is requested to recommend the application of only one candidate in any given area.

Applications are to be made as per instructions given in the Information Sheet.

Information sheet and application forms can be obtained by post only, from the Secretary & Chief Accountant, Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Bombay House, Homi Mody Street, Mumbai 400001.

Last date for receiving applications: January 31, 2004.

All Awards are effective from August 1, 2004.

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