Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B) is aimed at providing opportunities to women scientists and technologists who aim to return into the mainstream after a career break, with a focus on projects related to Science & Technology (S&T) interventions for societal benefit. Such project proposals should address a well-identified societal challenge and deliver possible solution(s) by way of development of viable technology/technique and/or lab-to-land technology transfer, its adaptation and scaling up.
Women having qualifications in science & technology areas at the postgraduate level
Age group: 27-57 years
Not eligible — women working as permanent employees
This scheme provides a research grant which includes the fellowship of the awardee and cost of small equipment, contingencies, travel, consumables etc.
Candidates with MPhil/MTech/MPharm/MVSc or equivalent degree
Monthly fellowship — ₹40,000 + HRA as applicable
Total project cost — ₹25 lakhs, excluding HRA and overhead
Candidates with MSc in Basic/Applied Sciences or MBBS or BTech or equivalent degree
Monthly fellowship — ₹31,000 +HRA as applicable
Total project cost — ₹20 lakhs, excluding HRA and Overhead
The project is tenable for a maximum period of three years.
The application opens once a year.
https://dst.gov.in/scientific-programme ... s-programs