Sun Pharma Research Awards
Sun Pharma Science Foundation


Scholarship Overview

Sun Pharma Science Foundation, New Delhi is inviting nominations for Sun Pharma Research Awards 2020 from Indian scientists. The aim of the award is to promote excellence in original research work in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences by Indian scientists. Successful applicants will receive a cash prize of INR 2.50 lakh, a trophy and a citation.


  • There are two awards available for Medical Sciences stream (one for basic research and one for clinical research) and one award for Pharmaceutical Sciences stream. 
  • Successful candidates will receive a cash prize of INR 2.50 lakh, a Trophy, and a Citation.
  • The awardees will be paid to and fro travelling expenses (economy class) to New Delhi to attend the Award Presenting Ceremony.
  • Also, they will be compensated for their other expenses connected with their stay in New Delhi for a day or two.


  • Applicant's photograph
  • Duly signed Justification letter from the sponsor of the nomination
  • Applicant's biodata in not more than 3000 words
  • List of ten best papers
  • Statement of research achievements (if any)
  • Details of research work 
  • Copy of one or two specific research papers/publications
  • Citation in about 250 words

Terms and Conditions

  • The number of awards in each category could vary.
  • In regard to joint sponsorship for the award, the nominator is requested to check that the research work done by all the scientists is in the same scientific field and the contribution made by each of them is clearly mentioned.
  • Sun Pharma Research Awards are not meant for a specific research topic of a scientist, but for the overall scientific contribution in his/her speciality, and therefore, the award will be considered as a one-time award for a scientist’s achievement.
  • A scientist should not be considered for this award for a second time.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by July, 2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be an Indian scientist working in India or abroad

How To Apply

To apply for the scholarship, a candidate needs to follow the below steps:
Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below. 
Step 2: Fill in all the necessary details.
Step 3: Upload all supporting documents.
Step 4: Submit the online application and send one printed copy of the nomination together with all attachments to the below-mentioned address before September 30, 2020.
Office of Sun Pharma Science Foundation,
8C, 8th Floor,
Hansalaya Building,
15-Barakhamba Road,
Connaught Place,
New Delhi: 110 001

Note: All nominations should be sponsored by the Head of the Institution.