Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM) 2019

Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM)

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) jointly announce the “Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM” (W/STEMM) (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) 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. The program has two modules:

  1. Women Overseas Student Internship:

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. Age: 21 • 35 years (as on 17th June 2019)(Students currently enrolled in their first year of PhD degree or students who have submitted their thesis or likely to submit their thesis within next three months from the closing date of online submission are not eligible).

2. Women Overseas Fellowship:

Indian women applicant having Ph.D. degree from any Indian Institute located in India in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology including Agricultural and Medical Sciences and holding a regular position at any recognized academic institution/R&D institute/ laboratory/university/college in India. Age: 27- 45 years (as on 17* June 2019)

Desirable: Applicants having research collaborative project with any Institute/lab in U.S.A (but not visited there) will be preferred.

(Those who have done their Ph.D. or D.Sc. from abroad or Candidates working on any kind of fellowships or Candidates who have availed any other overseas fellowship to USA for a period of more than three months through any Government/ Public-funding agency in last five years are not eligible).

Proposed Area of Work:

Agricultural Sciences; Atmospheric and Earth Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Cognitive Sciences; Computational Sciences & IT, Engineering and Technology; Life Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; Medical Sciences and Physical Sciences.

Duration: For a period of 3-6 months. Fellowship / Internship includes

Monthly Stipend; Return Airfare; Health Insurance; Contingency and Conference Allowances (applicable for Module II)

For online application, submission, guidelines and formats; visit or write to

Click here for more details

Last date to apply :17 /06/2019


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