The Zaheer Science Foundation finances the following research awards:
Dr. S. Husain Zaheer Award for research in the area of oils, paints and surface coating.
The Foundation makes a grant of Rs. 5000/- annually to the Oil Technologists Association of India for an award for the best research work in the above area.
Dr. S. Husain Zaheer Young Scientist Award in Organic Chemistry.
This award recently instituted by the Governing Council of the Foundation, is administered by the Director, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad. For the year 1990, the award was given to Dr. J.S. Yadav at a function held at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad on February, 1, 1991.
Dr. S. Husain Zaheer Young Scientist Award in the area of Science and Society, Social Implications of Science, Science and Industry.
This award was instituted by the Governing Council of the Foundation. The award would be administered by the Director, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi.
Since 1991 most of the awards work was passed on to other organizations and there has been a gap in such activities of ZSF. It is now proposed to activate this work directly from the Foundation’s office at 4, Udyan Marg, New Delhi.