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” (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.


 Provide opportunities 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 the outstanding women with break in research career to gain grounds again in their respective research areas.


Indian women applicant currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology including Agricultural and Medical Sciences (M.D./ M.S.) on a full-time basis at any recognized academic institution/ R&D institute/ university in India.

Unemployed Women applicants who have completed Ph.D./ M.D./ M.S. are also eligible to apply.


Between 21-35 years as on 28.02.2018


For a period of up to 3-6 months

Internship will include:

Monthly stipend of $2,500 

Air Fare up to $ 2,500

Health Insurance of up to $500

Contingency up to $750

For program information / clarifications contact:

Dr. Chaitali Bhattacharya

Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum

Fulbright House, 12 Hailey Road

New Delhi – 110001



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