CVHRDC calls for the 2013 DOST-PCHRD- GRUPPO MEDICA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE THESIS IN HERBAL MEDICINE
The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in collaboration with the Gruppo Medica Inc. (GMI) is pleased announce the call for nominations for the 2013 DOST-PCHRD- Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine.
This Award is given to provide motivation for students, with the technical guidance of their faculty adviser, to view undergraduate thesis as an excellent opportunity to contribute to national interest. The Award recognizes relevant and innovative research works on herbal medicine that can lead to practical and/or commercial applications.
The search is open to all undergraduate student of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nursing and Arts and Sciences who have completed their thesis projects on medicinal plants in the current school year. Nominations must be made by the students’ faculty adviser and should be endorsed by the Dean and the Cagayan Valley Health Research and Development Consortium (CVHRDC) to PCHRD. A maximum of three (3) thesis projects are allowed per school/college.
The Gruppo Medica Inc. will be giving a cash prize of P60,000.00 for the first prize or (P42,000 for the student, P12,000 for the mentor and P6,000 for the school), P40,000.00 for the second prize winner (P28,000 for the student, P8,000 for the mentor and P4,000 for the school) and P20,000.00 for the third prize winner (P14,000 for the student, P4,000 for the mentor and P2,000 for the school).
Deadline for submission of nomination to the consortium is on March 29, 2013. The nominees will be reviewed and short-listed by the consortium. The short-listed nominees will be submitted to PCHRD not later than April 15, 2013. A copy of the guidelines including the nomination form can be downloaded at the downloads section/Awards and Recognitions/2013 DOST-PCHRD- Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine.
For inquiries and submission of nomination forms, you may contact Ms. Clyde Beth A. Bumatay-Caraang, CVHRDC Staff at (078) 304-3426/304-8654, c/o DOST Regional Office No. 02, # 2 Dalan na Paccurofon, Corner Matunung St., Regional Government Center, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan