Nominations open for 2nd WAAH Science Laureate Award in Gujarat

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Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Center (VASCSC), Ahmedabad and We Are All Humans (WAAH) institute have started a joint effort to popularize science and promote innovative research in science and technology for social benefit. The WAAH Science Laureate Award is one such joint initiative. The objective of which is to encourage people to do research useful for society in the field of science and technology.

In the WAAH Science Laureate Awards – First Edition (2022), the best 6 works in the senior category and the best 4 works in the junior category along with their mentors for their innovative work of social interest.
Prizes were awarded for research. A total of ₹6,00,000 worth of scholarships and certificates were awarded to the awardees and their mentors during the first edition at Anand city.
Following the grand success of the first edition of these awards, VASCSC and WAAH have launched the second WAAH Science Laureate Awards.
The second edition has been announced. Nominations are invited from science students, teachers and professors, science evangelists, young researchers and scientists doing research in Gujarat. There are two different categories for which nominations can be sent.

Three awardees are to be selected for the Senior Science Laureate and each awardee will be awarded a fellowship of Rs 1,00,000 and his mentor or guide Rs 25,000. Thus a total of Rs 3,75,000 has been allocated and each one will be given citation .

And similarly for the Junior Science Laureate Award, 4 prizes have been kept and each will be given Rs 40,000 to the winner and Rs 15,000 to their mentor, totaling Rs 2,20,000 and a citation. Scientists, science evangelists, researchers, science teachers, professors working in Gujarat region in Senior Laureate category
Also individual researchers can apply. While in the Junior Laureate category, school and college students (up to undergraduate level) and any young researcher doing research beneficial to society can apply. The award will be given to an individual (principal researcher) and their mentor. Last date to apply is 31 August
2023 is. The award ceremony will be held in January 2024. More information can be found at VASCSC helpline number 90999 02351 (during organization hours) or phone
More information can be obtained by emailing
This is a unique opportunity for students, teachers and researchers interested in innovative ideas in the field of science and technology. It is for the benefit of the society that they are encouraged to apply for this unique award keeping in mind the overall development of the society.

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