Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM

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 (WISTEMM)” (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.

Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM


  • 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 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 outstanding women students to take up research path.
Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM


Indian women applicant having Ph.D. degree in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology including Agricultural and Medical Sciences and holding a regular position at any recognized academic institution/ R&D institute/ university/ college in India.
Desirable: Applicants having research collaborative project with any Institute / Lab in U.S.A (but not visited there) will be preferred.

Age: 27 to 45 years ( as on 17.06.2019)

Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM

Nature of Support will include :

1. Monthly stipend of $3,000
2. Air Fare up to $ 2,500
3. Health Insurance of up to $1,000
4. Contingency up to $1,000
5. Conference Allowances of up to $1,200


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