Lady Tata Memorial Junior Scholarship & Young Researcher Award
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Lady Tata Memorial Junior Scholarship & Young Researcher Award

Lady Tata Memorial Trust Junior Scholarship. Lady Tata Memorial Trust Young Researcher Award. The application portal will be opened in some time, so make sure you check out all of the details on the awards and scholarships offered and keep this page bookmarked to be informed of all the latest updates on the same:


Indian Awards

The Trust offers one-fifth of its income to scholars doing scientific investigations in Indian Universities and Institutes into diseases of the blood, with special references to leukaemia, and for scientific research towards alleviation of human suffering from disease. The awards offered are the Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2-year term) and Junior Scholarship (5-year term leading up to the Senior Scholarship/PhD studies). The academic year for these awards is August-July.

About Indian Awards:

The Lady Tata Memorial Trust offers awards for research work done in India for any scientific investigation having a bearing, directly or indirectly, on the alleviation of human suffering from diseases.

The Trust also disburses Institutional research grants related to medical research. In making the awards/grants, the Trustees are advised by an Indian Scientific Advisory Committee.

The Trust offers the following awards in India.

  • Junior Scholarship
  • Young Researcher Award

Junior Scholarship:


The Junior Scholarship is tenable in the first instance for a period of two years commencing from August each year. On completion of two years, and on assessment by the 3-member Doctoral Committee of the scholar’s institute on the progress of work done, the awardee has to re-appear for an interview before the Trust’s Indian Scientific Advisory Committee for promotion to Senior Scholarship for a further period of three years, subject to satisfactory progress as reflected in the annual progress reports submitted to the Trust.

The applicant must have post-graduate qualification in Science (M.Sc.) and should strictly have first class academics (60% and above) from Class X up to date. Candidates with GATE / NET qualifications will be given preference.

The value of the Junior Scholarship is Rs.25,000/- per month + HRA (as applicable) & annual contingency.The scholarship amount will be upgraded on promotion to Senior Scholarship.

Young Researcher Award


This Scheme is instituted by the Trust to recognize and reward young Indian scientists, below the age of 40 years, with outstanding track record in biological sciences, a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems related to human diseases and potential for high quality research. Applicants must have a regular position in a University / Organization / Institute in India and should be engaged in research and development and have publications arising from research done as an independent investigator in India.

The amount of Award will be Rs.25,000/- per month plus a contingency grant of Rs.5 lakhs per annum, in addition to the regular salary drawn from the host Institute.

How to Apply:

Online Application and Registration

From the academic year 2012-2013, all applications will only be accepted online. Every applicant must register himself/herself before applying online. After the applicant completes the registration form, an email notification will be sent to him/her with the e-mail body containing a link for the activation of the account. Please note that the registration process will be completed only after the user clicks on the link in the e-mail.

Award Schedule

The Trust Secretary will open the dates for the current academic year to invite applications. Applicants will be allowed to apply during this period only. The applicant is supposed to select the fellowship/scholarship carefully, as, in an academic year, he/she will be able to apply for only one category. Click on the link current year schedule to view the open and closing date for the acceptance of applications. In case, an applicant wants to apply for another scholarship, he/she will have to cancel the scholarship by sending an email to the System Administrator on id l[email protected].

Save and Submit

The applicant will be able to save the application as many times as required before he/she finally submits it. After submission, no further changes will be allowed in the application. Links to apply online are available in the section Application

JRF/YRA online application process will start in the month of December 2018. 

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Online Application

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