Women Scientists Fellowship Scheme (WOS-B) – 2011, India

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Women Scientists Fellowship Scheme (WOS-B) – 2011 of Department of Science & Technology, (SEED), New Delhi
Study Subject:Science and Technology
Employer:Department of Science & Technology, India
Level:Holding a PhD/Masters, Bachelors degree
Scholarship Description: The Fellowship Scheme for Women Scientists for societal programmes is initiative of the Department of Science & Technology. This scheme is addressed to women scientists and technologists who have “break in their careers” due to social responsibilities but have desire to return to mainstream science and work as bench-level scientists. Women scientists
desiring to apply for this scheme are required to develop their own research project/ proposals demonstrating science and technological applications for societal benefits.
Objectives
a. Provide an opportunity for women scientists to re-enter into active research after a break in career, through support for S&T based R&D projects addressing the needs of
people in unorganized urban or rural areas and
b. Provide an opportunity for S&T capacity building of women on issues relevant in societal programmes.
Project Proposals For
a. Research, development and adaptation of technology to improve the quality of life and provide additional opportunities for income generation in rural areas or urban slums.
b. Adaptation & transfer of an innovative technology developed at laboratory level to field.
c. Capacity building of applicant in technology areas relevant to the needs in rural areas.
Nature of Support
Support will include a scholarship grant as per the current norms of WOS-B for a period of two years. Grant for minor equipment, consumables, contingencies, travel and overheads will also be considered if found necessary under the work plan.
Who Can Apply -
Women scientist
1. Who are Indian nationals living in India,
2. Who have break in career after the last degree received for at least three years, Who are currently not employed in permanent position,
3. Whose age is below 60 years at the time of applying.
4. Who possess one of the following qualifications
5. Ph.D. or masters degree in science OR
6. Bachelors/ master’s degree in engineering / technology, architecture, medicine / pharmacy / Veterinary

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 April 2011

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