Indo – U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (Internship and Fellowship) program

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Indo - U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (Internship and Fellowship) program

Designation/Position- Indo – U.S. Fellowship for Women

DST, India and IUSSTF invites application for Indo – U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine).

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About- 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.
Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women

Research/Job area-Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine

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

Program has two modules:

I : Women Overseas Student Internship program module 

II: Women Overseas Fellowship program module. 

Project Title- Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine-STEMM

Location- Premier Institutions in U.S.A

  1. Women Overseas Student Internship-

Eligibility- 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.

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

Nature of Support will include-

  1. Monthly stipend of $2,500
  2. Air Fare up to $ 2,500
  3. Health Insurance of up to $500
  4. Contingency up to $1000

Age Limit-  21 to 35 years (as on 17.06.2019) )

  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 Limit- 27 to 45 years ( as on 17.06.2019)

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

Nature of Support will include-

  1. Monthly stipend of $3,000
  2. Air Fare up to $ 2,500
  3. Health Insurance of up to $1000
  4. Contingency up to $1000
  5. Conference Allowances of up to $1,200

Job/Position Description-

  • 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.

How to Apply- Applications should be submitted using Online Application Portal. (Hard copies and electronic copies of Application forms will not be accepted). In case of any assistance,

Contact – [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 17 June 2019

For program information contact-

Dr. Chaitali Bhattacharya

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum

Fulbright House, 12, Hailey Road, New Delhi

Namita Gupta

Director/Scientist ‘F’, KIRAN Division

Department of Science and Technology, GoI

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