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The Mosaic Company Foundation "Young Scientist Award" in the Area of Plant Nutrition


2017 award winner.

October 1, 2019

Name of Award

The Mosaic Company Foundation “Young Scientist Award” in the Area of Plant Nutrition.

Purpose of the Award

  • To encourage basic and applied research for sustaining productivity, profitability, soil health & environmental quality.
  • To recognize outstanding research, innovation & outreach in the area of plant nutrition.
  • To build linkages with scientific community associated with the promotion of balanced use of plant nutrients.

Nature of the Award

Annual; cash prize (Rs. 300000); Gold Medal & Trophy

Eligibility for the 2019 Award

  • Researchers below the age of 45 years (on or before 1st January, 2019), working in the public/private/international institutions in India will be eligible for the award.
  • Innovation in soil fertility management and fertilizer use research.
  • Research work should be novel, original & have a direct bearing on agricultural productivity/profitability with demonstrable efficiency and competitiveness.
  • The research work conducted in India shall be considered for the award.
  • Outstanding contribution in the area of education & outreach of research findings.
  • Having at least 10 research publications with a NAAS journal rating ≥ 5.

How to Apply

  • Download the application form here
  • Email one copy of application form to &
  • Speed post 4 copies of application form on below address:
    Dr. Shashikant N. Bhende Ph. D., General Manager,
    Mosaic India Private Limited,
    11th Floor, Building 8C, DLF Cyber City, Phase II,
    Gurgaon - 122002 (Haryana), India
    Tel: +91-124-4546400, 4546419 Fax: +91-124-2560262
  • Last date of receiving the application for the Award is January 20, 2020.