SERB Women Excellence Award is a one-time award given to women scientists below 40 years of age and who have received recognition such as Young Scientist Medal, Young Associate etc. from any one or more of the following National Academies: i) The Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi ii) Indian Academy of Science (IASc), Bangalore iii) National Academy of Science (NASI), Allahabad iv) Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), New Delhi v) National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), New Delhi vi) National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), New Delhi. These women researchers will be supported with a research grant of Rs. 5 Lakh per annum for a period of 3 yrs. The call for proposals will be notified through the website annually.