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DST’s Scholarship Scheme for Women Scientists and Technologists

Department of Science and Technology, offers ‘Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A)’ to provide opportunities to women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in basic or applied sciences in frontier areas of science and engineering.

Eligibility and Scholarship details:

  • Persons already in employment need not apply.
  • Women scientists, with a minimum of Post Graduate degree, equivalent to M.Sc. in Basic or Applied Sciences or B.Tech. Or MBBS or other equivalent professional qualifications, are eligible for this scheme. Maximum age limit for this category is 35 years at the time of submission of the application. The amount of fellowship for such candidates will be Rs. 20,000/- PM.
  • Women scientists having a Ph.D. in Basic or Applied Sciences or M.Tech. or MD/MS, DM/MCH in Medical Sciences from recognized Universities can apply up to the age of 50 years. The amount of fellowship for such candidates will be Rs. 35,000/- PM.
  • Age relaxation of 5 years would be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and physically challenged category. Attested copies of supporting documents in this regard must be enclosed.

How to apply: For application format, please visit: http://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programme/wos-a.pdf
 
Last date:
The Scheme is open throughout the year. Therefore, there is no last date of application.

For more details, please visit: http://www.dst.gov.in/scientific-programme/women-scientists.htm#nw_fmt

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