WISE Post-Doctoral Fellowship (WISE-PDF)
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is implementing a dedicated umbrella scheme "Women in Science and Engineering-KIRAN (WISE-KIRAN)" with aim to support women from all walks of life in the domain of Science & Technology. The Department has re-structured one of the flagship programme "Women Scientists Scheme" and come up with a new programme "WISE Post-Doctoral Fellowship (WISE-PDF)" that aims to provide opportunity to women scientists and technologists between the age group of 27-60 years who want to continue the research as bench-level scientists in basic and applied sciences.
Scientific Disciplines: (1) Physical & Mathematical Sciences [PM]; (2) Chemical Sciences [CS]; (3) Life Sciences [LS]; (4) Earth & Atmospheric Sciences [EA]; (5) Engineering & Technology [ET].
Financial Support: The Programme provides fellowship of the applicant @Rs. 55,000/- per month, Research Grant of Rs. 2.0 Lakh per year and cost of small equipment (up to a maximum of Rs. 3.0 Lakh) along with Institutional overhead charges and House Rent Allowances as per DST norms.
Project Duration: 3 years (maximum)
When to apply: The WISE-PDF programme is open throughout the year for new proposal submission.