Indo-US Fellowship for Women in STEMM
Department of Science & Technology (DST),Govt. of India and Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) jointly announce the 'Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM)' 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 has two modules:
I. 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 Limit : 21- 35 years (as on 17th June 2019)
(Students currently enrolled in their first year of Ph.D. degree or students who have submitted their thesis or likely to submit their thesis within next three months from the closing date of Advertisement are not eligible).
II. 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 Limit : 27-45 years (as on 17th 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 hove done their Ph.D. or D.Sc. from abroad or Condidotes 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 lost five years ore not eligible).
• Monthly Stipend
• Return Air-fare
• Health Insurance
• Conference allowance (Applicable only for Module II)
How To ApplyIndo-US Fellowship for Women in STEMM
For online application, submission, guidelines and formats; visit website.
Submission Deadline : 17th June 2019.
The establishment of the erstwhile University of Cochin in 1971 was a commitment from the Government of Kerala towards the new scientific policy resolution adopted by the Central Government on 4th March 1958. The birth of the new University was with the specific purpose of development of higher education with particular emphasis on post-graduate studies and research in applied science, technology, industry and commerce. The University of Cochin was later reorganized as Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) in February 1986.