ISCA Young Scientist Programme 2020-2021

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EligibilityYoung Scientists
AwardINR 25,000 and a certificate of merit

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About the Program

The Indian Science Congress Association is inviting applications for the ISCA Young Scientist Programme 2020-2021 from young scientists below 32 years of age who are members of the association. The selected candidates will receive INR 25,000 and a certificate of merit.

Scholarship Details
  • ISCA Young Scientist Programme 2020-2021 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must: 

    • Be a young scientist
    • Be a member (Life & Annual) of the association who has paid his/her subscription on or before 15th July 2020
    • Not be more than 32 years of age as on 31st December 2020

    The selected fellows will receive INR 25,000 and a certificate of merit.

    • A brief bio-data (not exceeding 2 pages)
    • List of publications
    • Full-length paper and abstract in MS-Word (not PDF)
    • Reprints of already published paper (if any)
    • Biodata in the form of a CD must also be sent the hard copies
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

    Step 1: Click here to fill the application form. 
    Step 2: Fill in all required details.
    Step 3: Prepare the research paper and its abstract.
    Step 4: Attach four copies of the abstract and four copies of the full-length paper with the four copies of the application form.
    Step 5: Send the application to -

    The General Secretary (Membership Affairs.),
    The Indian Science Congress Association,
    14, Dr. Biresh Guha St., Kolkata-700017.
    Tel. Nos. (033) 2287-4530/2281-5323
    Fax No.91-33-2287-2551/2287-2551
    E-mail: /

Important Dates

Application deadline: 16th August 2020

Selection Criteria
  • Full length paper will be evaluated by experts and the selected young scientists (maximum of six) in each section will be invited to make an oral presentation of their paper during the 108th Indian Science Congress.
  • The final selection for the Awards will be made by a duly constituted committee.
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Terms and Conditions
  • Applications submitted for the above award will not be returned.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • A person who has already received the Young Scientist Award in any section once will not be eligible to apply for the above Award in the same or any other section.
  • The paper submitted must be a single author paper and the research work has to be certified by the Head of the Institution from where the candidate is applying.
  • The awards will be given during the Valedictory Session of 108th Indian Science Congress session to be held on January 7, 2021.

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