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 Research Grant".
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
Q1: I have received many awards but not from the National Academies . Am I eligible to apply for SERB Women Excellence Research Grant / SERB Women Scientist?
A1: No. Women scientists below 40 years of age who have received recognition such as Young Scientist Medal, Young Associate etc., from any one or more of the national academies only would be considered for SERB Women Excellence Research Grant
Q2: How often the awards will be granted?
A2: Call for proposals would be made and awards would be granted once in a year.
Q3: Is there any age limit for PI to be eligible for the award?
A3: The age of the applicant should not exceed 40 years as on submission date.