Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM

Fellowship Opportunity
India
Posted 3 years ago

Indo-U.S.Fellowship for Women in STEMM aims to provide opportunities to Indian Women scientists. The fellowship strives to pave way for the next generation of Women Scientists.

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) jointly announce the “Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) program with an aim to provide opportunities to Indian Women Scientists, Engineers & Technologists to undertake international collaborative research in premier institutions in U.S.A, to enhance their research capacities and capabilities.

The Fellowship for Women in STEMM envisages to:

  • Provide opportunity to bright Indian women students and scientists to gain exposure and access to world class research facilities in U.S. academia and labs.
  • Promoting research and capacity building for Indian women students and scientists in different frontline areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM)
  • Pave way for the next generation Women Scientists and Technologists from India to interact with American peers, thus helping to build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.
  • Encourage, motivate and provide opportunity to outstanding women with break in research career to gain grounds again in their respective research areas.

Proposed Area of Work:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

 

Qualification and Eligibility

  1. Women Overseas Student Internship:

Indian women applicant currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology including Agricultural and Medical Sciences (M.D/M.S.), on a full-time basis at any recognized academic institution/R&D institute/university in India

Unemployed Women applicants who have completed Ph.D./M.D/M.S are also eligible.

Age: 21 to 35 years (as on 28.02.2018)

Duration of the Internship: For a period of 3-6 months

Internship offer:

Monthly stipend of $2,500

Air Fare up to $ 2,500

Health Insurance of up to $500

Contingency up to $750

 

  1. Women Overseas Fellowship:

Eligibility: Indian women applicant having Ph.D. degree in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology including Agricultural and Medical Sciences (M.D./ M.S.) and holding a regular position at any recognized academic institution/ R&D institute/ university/ college in India.

Age: 27 to 50 years ( as on 28.02.2018)

Duration of the Fellowship: For a period of 3-6 months

Fellowship offer:

Monthly stipend of $3,000

Air Fare up to $ 2,500

Health Insurance of up to $1000

Contingency up to $750

Conference Allowances of up to $1,000

Application:

Applications should be submitted using the  Online Application Portal. (Hard copies and electronic copies of Application forms will not be accepted). In case of any assistance, please contact wistemm@indousstf.org

 

Deadline:28th February 2018

 

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