Call for Dr. VKRV Rao Prizes in Social Sciences Research; Apply by Jan 20
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Dr VKRV Rao Road, Nagarbhavi P.O., Bangalore-560070, has called Applications/Nominations for Dr VKRV Rao Awards in Social Sciences-2021, instituted by ISEC and Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
The main objective of the prizes is to recognize the contribution by young social scientists to the development of knowledge.
Two Prizes are awarded for each year from 2016 to 2020 for quality research in Social Sciences. One award in each year will be for Economics and the second award/prize each year will be for the following discipline.
- 2016: Education/Political science
- 2017: Psychology/History
- 2018: Linguistic/Sociology
- 2019: Sociology/Demography
- 2020: Human Geography and Ecology / Public Administration
Eligibility: Any citizen of India below the age of 45 years engaged in research in the mentioned social science discipline is eligible to be considered for the Award.
Value: The award carries a cash award of Rs. 25,000/- and a citation.
Nomination and Application: Entry to the competition shall be made by application or nomination. Any social scientist who considers herself/himself eligible can apply for entry to the competition. The name of social scientist may also be nominated for the award by any organization of the Centre or State Governments or local authorities, Vice Chancellor of a University or Head of an educational or research institution or an NGO.
The nomination form can be downloaded from www.isec.ac.in
Procedure for Entry: Individuals/nominating institutions should submit 6 copies of detailed bio data of the scholar along with a brief summary (not exceeding 1,500 words) describing the research work undertaken by the scholar during the last five years, his/her achievements, contributions, etc.
The Application/Nomination should reach ‘The Registrar, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Dr VKRV Rao Road, Nagarbhavi P.O., Bangalore-560070, on or before January 20, 2021.
For more details, visit www.isec.ac.in; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org