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Woman Scientists Scheme @ DST

ScholarshipsStudy Subjects:
  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences

Scholarship details:

  • Scholarship worth of Rs. 23 Lakh (for PhD 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.
  • It includes the fellowship of the applicant and cost of small equipment’s, contingencies, travel, consumables etc.

Eligibility & Age Limit:

  • Persons already in employment need not apply.
  • Women scientists, less than 27 years of age are not eligible.
  • Women scientists, with a minimum of Postgraduate 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 PhD 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.

How to Apply:
Applicants can apply through online at:

Last Date: The Scheme is open throughout the year.

For more Details, Please Visit: http://online-wosa.gov.in:8080

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