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Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A) 2017-18

Deadline: 31-Dec-2017

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AwardINR 30,000 to INR 55,000 per month as fellowship amount
EligibilityWomen scientists above the age of 27 years
Scholarship provider contact details

Dr Vandana Singh, Officer-in-charge, Women Scientist Scheme-A, Department of Science & Technology, Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi - 110016. Telephone: +91-11-26590273 Email:


Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India invites applications for Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A) 2017-18 from women scientists and technologists who are in between the age group of 27-57 years. This is specially meant for women who are having a break in their career because of motherhood and family responsibilities and are having difficulty in being employed anywhere.  


  • Only for women candidates.
  • Age between 27 to 57 years.
  • Women scientists having a PhD in Basic or Applied Sciences B.Tech, M.Sc, MBBS, M.Tech, MD, MS, DM, MCH in Medical Sciences from recognised universities.
  • Age relaxation of 5 years would be given to candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC and physically challenged category.

How to apply?

The application can be submitted online with following steps:

Step 1: Read all the details given on the website.

Step 2: On the right side of the screen, there is an option of Online Submission System.

Step 3: Click on the 'Submit PES Here', use only first and the last name for registering.

Step 4: Log in Id and password will be intimated through email.

Step 5: Fill all the Personal Details as your name, correspondence address, etc.

Step 6: In the next step, fill Highest Educational Qualification Details.

Step 7: In the last step, fill your Proposal Details as what is the title, duration, etc.

Step 8: After completely filling the application form, click on submit button.

More Information

Fellows will get monthly stipend INR 30,000 to INR 55,000 and research grant up to INR 30,00,000.

Scientific Disciplines in which one can apply are Physical and Mathematical Sciences [PMS], Chemical Sciences [CS], Life Sciences [LS], Earth and Atmospheric Sciences [EAS], Engineering & Technology [ET].


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