Programmes & Schemes

Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science (EMEQ)

The Empowerment and Equity Opportunities for Excellence in Science (EMEQ) scheme is aimed at providing research support to researchers belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe in undertaking research in frontier areas of science and engineering

Programme Type: Societal Development

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

Focused Area: Science and Engineering

Target Audience: Researchers/Scientists belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe

Funding Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)

Eligibility: Active researcher belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category working on regular basis and should hold Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering or M.D. / M.S. / M.D.S. / M.V.Sc. degree.

Purpose: Research

Funding Cycle: Annual

Duration: 3 Years

Application Method: Online

Fellowship / Financial Assistance: Funding is provided up to a maximum of Rs. 50.0 lakh

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