Thesis Research grant

Dear Members,

The Nail Society of India (NSI) was established in 2012 with a vision to encourage and advance the current knowledge and practices about Nail in health and disease. Among its objectives was to promote research in various aspects of nail disorders.

To further the same, NSI invites proposals from NSI Life members to apply for “Thesis Research Grants” for primary research in the field of nail diseases.

The grant can be used only for thesis research topics where the primary concern is nail in health or disease. Both the Post-graduate applicant and the Supervisor need to be members of NSI.

Applications submitted in the prescribed format, will be evaluated by the members of the “Thesis Research Grant Committee”. Final decision on suitability for funding shall be taken by a Jury, comprising of NSI Core Committee Members.

Applications are invited for thesis research projects approved or likely to be approved in the year 2019. There will be 2 such grants awarded every year (amounting to a maximum of INR 30,000/-). Appropriate invoice needs to be submitted for the amount to be disbursed. The grant can be used to purchase reagent/ test kit/ instrument/ equipment etc. The decision of the committee will be final and binding.

Successful applicants will have to submit proof of Ethics Committee approval and registration with the Clinical Trials Registry (if applicable) within 6 months of the receipt of communication on approval of funding. Completed projects will have to be submitted for presentation in ONYCHOCON as well as for publication. The final publication should acknowledge the support received from NSI.

The last date of application is 31st October, 2019. Please apply online with the required documents at Any queries can be directed to same email id.