Indo-U.S. Internship and Fellowship 2019 for Women in STEMM (Funding available)

Indo-U.S. Internship and Fellowship 2019 for Women in STEMM (Funding available)

Deadline: June 17, 2019

Applications are open for the Indo-U.S. Internship and Fellowship 2019 for Women in STEMM. The program aims 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
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences
  • Medical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

The Program has two modules

  • Women Overseas Student Internship program module
  • Women Overseas Fellowship program module

Benefits

Successful applicants for the Women Overseas Student Internship program will receive:

  • Monthly stipend of $2,500
  • Air Fare up to $ 2,500
  • Health Insurance of up to $500
  • Contingency up to $1,000

Successful applicants for the Women Overseas Fellowship program will receive:

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

Eligibility

  • Women Overseas Student Internship Program
    • Open to Indian women applicant currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology including Agricultural and Medical Sciences on a full-time basis at any recognized academic institution/R&D institute/university in India.
    • They should be between 21 to 35 years (as on June 17, 2019)
    • Duration of the Internship: For a period of 3-6 months
  • Women Overseas Fellowship Program
    • 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
    • Applicants having research collaborative project with any Institute / Lab in U.S.A (but not visited there) will be preferred
    • Applicants should be between 27 to 45 years (as on June 17, 2019)
    • Duration of the Fellowship: For a period of 3-6 months

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM.

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