Awards, Scholarship & Travel Grant
Prof. Gouri Shankar Singhal Merit Scholarship Award
A sum of Rs. 2,00,000/- was donated by Prof. Sushila Singhal, wife of late Prof. G.S. Singhal, School of an Life Sciences for creation of an endowment for institution of “Prof. Gouri Shankar Singhal Merit Scholarship” for an M.Sc student who obtained the highest CGPA at the end of the II year. The award carries an amount of Rs.1,000/- per month. The first award was given to Ms. Shipra Das, M.Sc. student (2006-07) and subsequently to Ms. Nidhi, M.Sc. student of 2007-08 batch of the School.
Smt. Jaswant Kaur Khurana Merit Award
A sum of Rs.5,00,000/- was donated by Prof. Jai Kishan Khurana, father of Prof. R. Madhubala, School of Life Sciences for creation of an endowment for institution of Smt. Jaswant Kaur Khurana Merit Award. This is an annual one time award of Rs.15,000/- to a student obtaining the highest rank at the conclusion of the M.Sc/ M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes out of the interests earned on the endowment created for the purpose. The first award of Rs.15,000/- and a Gold Medal was given to Ms. Bhavana Sethulakshmi, an M.Phil/Ph.D. student, SLS who secured the highest CGPA in M.Phil course.
Prof. Ramesha Rao Scholarship and Travel Grant
A sum of Rs.10,00,000/- was donated by Dr. (Mrs.) K. Sudha Rao, wife of Late Prof. A. Ramesha Rao of the School of Life Sciences for creation of an endowment for “A. Ramesha Rao Scholarship and Travel Grant” for students securing the highest grade in the Cancer Biology, a discipline in which Professor Rao had specialized and guided students. The award is for a period of 10 months @ Rs.3,000/- per month in a year and a travel grant of Rs.30,000/- to an M.Phil/Ph.D student for presenting paper in International Conference, Seminar, etc. in the area of Cancer Biology. This will be effective from next year 2011 with the interest accrued on the endowment.