Research Grants - Individual

SERB – POWER Research Grants

This scheme aims to encourage emerging and eminent women researchers for individual-centric and competitive mode of research fundingto undertake R&D activities in frontier areas of science and engineering. POWER Grants will empower women researchers by funding them under  two categories.

Eligibility: The applicant(s) must hold a regular academic/research position in a recognized academic institution or national laboratory or in any other recognized R&D institution in India.
Applicants from IITs, IISERs, IISc, NITs, Central Universities, and National Labs of Central GovernmentInstitutions will be considered under Level I Category, whereas applicants from State Universities / Colleges and Private Academic Institutions should apply under Level II Category.

Ministry: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Funding Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India

Area: Engineering Sciences

Funding Cycle: Level I: The scale of funding up to 60 lakhs for three years. Level II: The scale of funding up to 30 lakhs for three years.

Duration: 3 Years

Purpose: Research