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.
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 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.
Proposed Area of Work:
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
Engineering and Technology
Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Program has two modules:
I : Women Overseas Student Internship program module
II: Women Overseas Fellowship program module.