DST invites application for Woman Scientist Scholarship

Published On: 15 Dec 2011

 | Last Updated On: 19 Apr 2012

Applications invited by Department of Science and Technology (DST), India for Scholarship Scheme for Women Scientists and Technologists.

Woman Scientist Scholarship Details

Three categories of Scholarships, with research grants, are available for Indian citizen. Scholarships are envisaged in both institutional and non-institutional modes. Under the institutional mode, national and state-level organizations, recognized universities, educations and R&D laboratories would be considered for grant by the Department.

S&T - based Non-Government, Voluntary and Non-Profit organization, working on societal issues and having the legal status of a registered society would be considered under the non-institutional mode, the various categories of Scholarship available are indicated below:

Scholarship for Research in Basic/Applied Science (WOS-A)

Scholarship for Research in S&T - based Societal Programs (WOS-B)

Internship for the Self-Employment (WOS-C)

Scholarship for Research in Basic/Applied Science (WOS-A)-This scheme will provide a research grant with an upper limit of Rs. 23 lakh (for Ph.D. or equivalent) and Rs. 20 lakh (for M.Sc. or equivalent) for a well-defined R&D project proposal for a period of three years. This grant will include the fellowship of the applicant and cost of small equipments, contingencies, travel, consumables etc. Institutional overhead charges will be extra.

WOS-B: The selected candidate will be awarded upto Rs. 10,000/- pm (for Post Graduate in science and bachelors in Engineering and Medicine) and Rs. 15,000/- pm (for Doctorate in Science and Masters in Engineering and Medicine) as Research Scholarships and a research grant up to a maximum limit of Rs. 15 lakhs including the scholarship amount for a period of three years to cover the cost of small equipment, travel, contingencies, consumables and institutional overhead charges.

WOS-C: Rs. 17,500-PhD & Equivalent

Rs. 12,500/-M. Sc & Equivalent

Incentive of Rs. 10,000/ to clear Patent Agent Examination during the training.

Eligibility for Woman Scientist Scholarship:

Check here for Woman Scientist Scholarship eligibility criteria 

How to apply:

 Five (5) copies of neatly typed application (in single space and on both sides of the paper) should be submitted in the enclosed format at the address given on the official website.

 Carefully prepared proposal should be concise focused and complete in all respects.

Important Dates:

The Scheme is open throughout the year. Therefore, there is no last date of application.

For further information and details please visit DST Woman Scientist Scholarship

Check here for more details on Internship for the Self-Employment (WOS-C) 

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