Indo-US Fellowship for Women in STEMM 2019 – IUSSTF

Indo-U.S. Fellowship & Student Internship for Women in STEMM by DST & IUSSTF

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.

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Rationale of the Program

  • 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 front-line 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.
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The Program has 2 Modules:

  1. Women Overseas Student Internship program module
  2. Women Overseas Fellowship program module

Study Areas

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

Eligibility Criteria

Women Overseas Student Internship

  • Eligibility: Indian women applicants’ 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: 21st to 35 years (as on 17th June 2019)
  • Duration of the Internship: For a period of 3-6 months
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Nature of Support will include:

  • Monthly stipend of $25,00
  • Air Fare up to $ 2,500
  • Health Insurance of up to $500
  • Contingency up to $1000

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: 27th to 45 years (as on 17th June 2019)
  • Duration of the Internship: For a period of 3-6 months
  • Nature of Support will include:
  • Monthly stipend of $3,000
  • Air Fare up to $ 2,500
  • Health Insurance of up to $1000
  • Contingency up to $1000
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How to Apply? – Application Procedure

  • Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal: https://49.50.81.218/visitation-program-for-indian-applicants.aspx (Hard copies and electronic copies of Application forms will not be accepted). In case of any assistance, please write to us at wistemm@indousstf.org
  • For online application, submission guideline and formats; visit isstf.org

Important Date

  • Last date of Submission: 17th June 2019

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