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AWSAR Awards (DST)


“Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research (AWSAR)” is an initiative that aims to disseminate Indian research stories among the masses in an interesting format. Under this initiative, PhD Scholars and Post-Doctoral Fellows (PDFs) in Science and Technology (S&T) streams would be encouraged to write at least one popular science article during the tenancy of their fellowship, and to participate in a national competition.


Eligibility

• Any Indian citizen pursuing PhD or PDF in any Science and Technology (S&T) stream

• Scholars enrolled in a PhD programme from Government approved Institutions for the last two years, or PDFs associated with any recognized institute

• Full-time and part-time PhD students

• Applicants with published paper(s) of their research work will be given preference

Criteria for submitted article:

Should indicate a complete research story in simple language to be understood by the general public

No complex figures, graphs, equations or formulae except self-explanatory infographics which may be formulated for effective communication

Original articles sent exclusively for nomination for AWSAR award (Not acceptable — Articles previously published elsewhere, or simultaneously sent for publication else where)

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For PhD Scholars

Selection of the best entries of popular science stories and prizes.

The initial screening of the entry will be done by an expert panel. 100 entries will be select- ed. Each will be awarded with a cash prize of ₹10,000 along with a Certificate of Appreciation.


Selection of top leading stories

The top three articles/stories will be selected from the leading stories. Further, they will be awarded with the cash prize of ₹1,00,000, 50,000, and 25,000 respectively.

For Postdoctoral Fellows

Selection of the best entries of popular science stories and prizes.

Twenty entries would be selected from articles submitted by PDFs relating to their line of research. Each will be awarded with a cash prize of ₹10,000 along with a Certificate of Appreciation.

Selection of top leading stories

One outstanding article/story will be selected from the leading stories. Further the same will be awarded with a cash prize of ₹1 lakh.


All awards will be bestowed on 28 February at the National Science Day event every year. All awardees will also be given an opportunity to attend a Science Film Training Workshop organized by Vigyan Prasar.


Website
https://www.awsar-dst.in/#award
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