Applications invited for Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM)

Applications invited for Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM)

Organization: IUSSTF

Apply By: 30 Apr 2019

Fellowship title: Applications invited for Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM)

Deadline: 30th April 2019

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 (WISTEMM)” (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 Program is envisaged 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 students to take up research path.

Proposed Area of Work:

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

Qualification and Eligibility

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

Desirable: Applicants having research collaborative project with any Institute / Lab in U.S.A (but not visited there) will be preferred.

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