AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research) Scheme

Ministry: Ministry of Science and Technology
  • The scheme aims to encourage, empower and endow popular science writing through newspapers, magazines, blogs, social media, etc. by young PhD Scholars and Post-Doctoral Fellows during course of their studies and research pursuits.
  • It also seeks to tap tremendous potential of young scientists to popularize & communicate science and also to inculcate scientific temperament in the masses.
  • The scheme also carries monetary incentive to each of 100 best entries from PhD scholars in year along with Certificate of Appreciation besides getting the story published/projected in mass media.
  • In addition, three leading stories from selected hundred will be also awarded cash prize.
  • Further, twenty entries will be selected from articles submitted exclusively by Post-Doctoral Fellows relating to their line of Research for monetary incentive and most outstanding story to be given a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/-.

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