Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award
Indian Council of Agricultural ResearchSuggest an update
Grant amount: Up to ₹1,600,000
Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Applicant type: Faculty Working Professional
Funding uses: Research
Location of project: India
Location of residency: India
Location of citizenship: India
Age restriction: No more than 40 years of age
Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhDView website Save
To recognize the talented young scientists who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their research programmes. They should have exceptional creativity based on a track record of significant contribution to research and potential to facilitate use of their expertise to further high quality research in their areas of specialization.
The challenge project and foreign training will be administered/monitored by Division of Agricultural Education at ICAR, Headquarters. The foreign training would be sponsored only if it is considered necessary by the ICAR and costing not more than `5 lakhs. A total of four awards will be given across the disciplines in agricultural and allied sciences; limited to only one award in any discipline. Subject areas for the award shall be as follows :
- Crop & Horticultural Sciences
- Natural Resource Management & Agricultural Engineering
- Animal & Fisheries Sciences
- Social Sciences
Awardees will be required to work on the project for a minimum period of three years and would not be
eligible to apply for post outside of ICAR system during the duration.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- All young scientists who possess a doctoral degree are below forty years* of age, hold a regular teaching, research, extension education job in the ICAR-SAU system of institutions and engaged in research in the designated subject area for at least five years continuously.
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