Young Scientist Award, instituted in 1984, to encourage young scientists (below 32 years of age) in their academic pursuits is a regular feature of ISP conferences. The award is given to the best presentation of research work done in India. These presentations are made in a Special Session during each conference. Eminent parasitologists constitute the panel of judges to decide the award. The award consists of a Gold Medal and a Certificate.
2009 : Mrs. Smita Rai & Ms. Tejinder Kaur