SERB Women Excellence Award

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".

  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

  • 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
  • Research grant of Rs. 5 lakhs per annum and Rs 1 lakh per annum as overhead charges for a period of three years.
  • The proposal must be submitted online through the website  www.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.

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.
  • Documents required (in PDF only) should be in prescribed format:
    1. Certificate from PI Download Template
    2. Endorsement certificate Download Template
    3. DOB Certificate
    4. Plagiarism undertaking Download Template
    Contact Details
    Dr. Shilpi Paul, Scientist 'E'
    Science and Engineering Research Board
    5 & 5A, Lower Ground Floor,
    Vasant Square Mall,Plot No. A, Community Centre,
    Sector-5, Pocket-5, Vasant Kunj
    New Delhi-110070
    Tel: +91-11-40000320
    Email: shilpipaul[at]serb[dot]gov[dot]in

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Q1: I have received many awards but not from the National Academies . Am I eligible to apply for SERB Women Excellence Award / 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 Award

     

    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.