SANSAR Young Investigator Award In South Asian Health

SANSAR is a charitable organization whose mission is to promote the health of South Asians through community awareness, education, and research. The SANSAR Young Investigator Award will provide recognition and support to an outstanding young investigator whose activities are focused on the health of South Asians.

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SANSAR welcomes applications from Young Investigators whose projects are focusing on South Asian health.

Eligibility :

Those eligible to apply will be aligned with an appropriate mentor and will be one of the following: Resident or Fellow, Masters student or PhD candidate.

Application Deadline :  

May 31, 2023 by 11:59 PM EST.

Submission Components :

  • Current CV, including one-page bio with applicant's education/career, publications, prizes, awards, career goals, etc.
  • Research proposal (max 2 pages)
  • List of resources, funding sources, and research environment
  • Letter of support from a mentor

Please direct any questions at [email protected] Applications will be accepted no later than the deadline of wednesday May 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM. 

Award : 

The winner will be announced on July 1st, 2023. The winner will receive a prize of $15,000. A final report at the completion of the project will be required. An abstract from the work must also be submitted for presentation at a local conference/presentation venue. Any publications arising from the research (abstract, manuscript) should recognize funding in part from SANSAR.

Past Winners