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National Awards for Women’s Development in India, 2017

The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has organized the National Awards for Women’s Development through Application of Science & Technology in India. These awards are open for only Indian researchers.

The aim of the awards is to give an opportunity to excellent researchers.

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The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is a department within the Ministry of Science and Technology in India. It was established to promote new areas of science and technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting Scientific and Technological activities in the country.

Course Level:  These awards are available to pursue the research programme.

Study Subject: These awards are available in the field of Science & Technology.

Scholarship Award: These awards will cover the following:

  • This prestigious award is announced every year. It comprises of a memento, a citation and a cash prize of Rs.5.00 lakh (Five Lakhs) for Individual and Rs.15.00 lakhs(Fifteen Lakhs) for the Institutional category.

Numbers of Scholarships:  Not known

Scholarship can be taken in India

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • The award is open to resident Indian citizens and institutions registered in India. Employees of Department of Science & Technology are not eligible for this award.
  • The individual/ institution should have a minimum experience of 10 years and outstanding contribution in research, design, development, adaptation or application of science and technology at the grassroots level for women’s development.
  • Individuals/ institutions that have received this award earlier are not eligible for consideration.

Nationality: Indian applicants can apply for these awards.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a minimum experience of 10 years and outstanding contribution in research.

Research Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post.

  • Nominations may be made in the format prescribed as above, in soft and hard copy form (3 copies) and mailed.
  • Attach a narrative of contributions of the nominee (relevant to women’s development through the application of science and technology (about 1000 words) clearly bringing out the following:
  • Projects are undertaken along with objectives
  • Timeline of achievements of the nominee during the last 10 years.
  • Strategies adopted
  • Innovations
  • Outcomes in terms of benefit to women
  • Was this Initiative / Nominee a Winner of any Award instituted by any other National/International Organization? (If so, please provide brief details thereof)
  • Supporting documents

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 30, 2017.

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