SERB Women Excellence Award
One of the most notable developments in the S&T sector in the XI Plan has been the setting up of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) through an Act of Parliament, viz. the Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008. Promoting basic research in Science and Engineering and to provide financial assistance to persons engaged in such research, academic institutions, research and development laboratories, industrial concerns and other agencies for such research and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto are the primary and distinctive mandate of the Board.
To reward young women scientists (below age 40) who have excelled in science and got recognition from any of the National Science Academies (given below) in India, Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a scheme called "SERB Women Excellence Award".
• Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
• Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore
• National Academy of Science, Allahabad
• Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi
• National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
• National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi
• Only for Women Scientists.
• The age of the applicant should not exceed 40 years as on submission date.
• Applicant must be having recognition from any one or more of the following national academies such as Young Scientist Medal, Young Associate etc.
1. Indian National Science Academy , New Delhi
2. Indian Academy of Science , Bangalore
3. National Academy of Science , Allahabad
4. Indian National Academy of Engineering , New Delhi
5. National Academy of Medical Sciences , New Delhi
6. National Academy of Agricultural Sciences , New Delhi
Nature of Support
Research grant of Rs. 5 lakhs per annum and Rs 1 lakh per annum as overhead charges for a period of three years.
Selection & Mode of Application
• The proposal must be submitted online through the website serbonline.in
• Call for proposal would be made once in a year.
• Verification of eligibility criteria will be carried out by SERB. Only those applications found eligible, would be considered for Award Selection.
Instructions for Online Submission
For successful online submission of the proposal the following points may be noted:
• PI need to register in SERB online portal click here to register.
• After login, Go to Menu-> 'Form Submission'.
• Choose Scheme: WEA
• Once submitted, PI will receive intimation regarding successful submission.
Dr. Shilpi Paul, Scientist 'E'
Science and Engineering Research Board
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