FAQs

  • CAN I FORM A TEAM WITH A FEW UNDERGRADUATES AND A PHD SCHOLAR?

    The teams can consist of individuals from different education courses/levels. All members of a participating team need to be from the same institute/college and must include one professor as a mentor in their group.

  • HOW TO SUBMIT THE APPLICATION?

    1. Offline form – Download the word application form, fill details electronically, print and upload the duly signed and completed form as PDF or email it to info@dupontnutrischolars.com
    2. Online form – Complete all fields in the online application form and upload the mentor’s signature as a scanned image along with other supporting’s and submit.
  • CAN I POST/COURIER MY APPLICATION TO YOU?

    Please do not courier your application form. Use the online website platform to submit your application as well as to upload all associated contents. Physical applications received will not be entered into the contest. In case, we require any physical documentation, we will get in touch with you and request for it specifically.

  • WE ARE A TEAM OF FIVE. DOES EACH OF US GET INR 10,000 EXPERIMENTAL GRANT?

    No. The experimental grant of INR 10,000 is for the entire team. You have to use it judiciously to develop your concept into a prototype. The final prize is also for the team.

  • WHAT IF THE COST OF DEVELOPING THE PROTOTYPE IS MORE THAN THE EXPERIMENTAL GRANT?

    The experimental grant cannot be enhanced. It is a seed fund to encourage participants to begin working on their prototype.

  • I NEED ADDITIONAL TIME TO SUBMIT MY APPLICATION. CAN THE DEADLINE BE EXTENDED?

    Deadline for submission of food product design proposal has been extended from September 15, 2017 to September 29, 2017. We wish you all the best for your application in the season 1 of DuPont NutriScholars Awards.

  • CAN THIS BE CONSIDERED AS PART OF OUR COURSE WORK PROJECT?

    This project is not part of any formal project work/lab experience program and neither DuPont Nutrition & Health nor F1rst can certify your work as such. You cannot claim any course credits either.

  • IF I HAVE A DOUBT/ENQUIRY REGARDING MY APPLICATION, HOW TO GET IT CLARIFIED?

    Please read the participant handbook manual carefully. If you still need clarification regarding the competition or program, contact us at info@dupontnutrischolars.com. For any technical or ingredient related queries, please send your detailed enquiries to Manivvannan.ambigapathy@dupont.com