Indian Foods Research Awards for PhD Students in India



'Processed Indian Traditional Foods' research promotional programme aims to promote research on Indian traditional foods amongst PhD candidates across Indian universities and research institutes. The programme is sponsored by: •••• Nestlé ••• TATA Trusts Any project related to Processed Indian Traditional foods that has led to the submission of a PhD in 2016 Selected 1 final year PhD student will be awarded Best PhD thesis prize of INR 2,50,000 For additional details:

Other Criteria

PhD synopsis must have been submitted in the university/institute in 2016 All PhD studies should contain a degree of novelty and this will be part of the judging criteria. Novelty may be a new method for studying foods or new findings or some other aspect of the PhD study Registration must be accompanied by evidence of enrolment in 2016 at the university/institute The electronic copy of the all documents should be countersigned by the Professor concerned before scanning. Electronic copy of applications and documents has to be sent ONLY by E-mail to OR


INR 2,50,000

You must be studying in one of the following countries:




You must be from one of the following countries:


Number of Awards


You must be studying one of the following:

Biology/Life Sciences, Business/Management, Cultural Studies, Engineering, Health Professions, Agriculture, Chemistry, Applied Science, Nutrition, Science and Technology

Host Institution

Any University/Institute in India


Best PhD thesis award with cash prize of INR 2,50,000 to the winning Final year PhD student

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