National Women Bioscientist Awards 2017

National Women Bioscientist Awards 2017

National Women Bioscientist Awards 2017

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India calls for nomination for National Women Bioscientist Awards 2017.

National Women Bioscientist Awards 2017 recognizes the contributions of senior and young women scientists in the country who are working in the areas of biology and biotechnology and have made outstanding contributions in research, technology and product development.

National Women Bioscientist Awards 2017 is divided in two categories:
1.) National Women Bioscientist Awards – Senior Category
2.) National Women Bioscientist Awards – Young Category

Also See: Research Fellowships
1.) CSIR Nehru Science Research Fellowship 2016
2.) TATA Innovation Fellowship 2016-17
3.) Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship 2017
4.) Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award 2017
5.) National Bioscience Award for Career Development 2017
6.) Postdoctoral Fellowships in Physics and Mathematics at ICTS Bangalore


1.) National Women Bioscientist Awards – Senior Category

The National Women Bioscientist Award (Senior Category) is awarded to senior women scientist for life time contributions, who has done excellent research in the country and has applied the results for benefit of students and society.

Nature of Awards:
– The Award carries a cash prize of Rs 5.00 lakh along with citation.
– A gold medal will also be awarded.


2.) National Women Bioscientist Awards – Young Category

Eligibility: Only young women bio-scientists below 45 years of age are eligible to apply.

Research Areas: Any disciplines of bioscience:
– agriculture,
– health sciences,
– bio-engineering,
– energy,
– environment,
– bioinformatics and other related areas.

Tenure/ Duration:
– Award/ Fellowship is for a term of 5 years.

Nature of Awards:
– Each award carries a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000/-
– A gold medal along with a citation will be awarded.
– Research grant of Rs 5,00,000/- for a period of five years.


How to apply: For both the categories, you have to:
– The nominations (2 copies) should be sent by post with enclosures.
– Check the prescribed proforma.
– Nominations should reach on or before 31st December, 2016 on following address:
Mr. J.K.Dora, Under Secretary,
Department of Biotechnology, Block-2,
6th Floor, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110 003

– A soft copy in MS-Word.doc file to be e-mailed to jagadish.dora@nic.in

Important Dates:
Application Open: November, 2016
Application Closed: 31st December, 2016.

For more details:
– See the Advertisement.
– Check the list of 2014 Awardees.

To know more about, Check the National Women Bioscientist Awards Awards 2017 website.


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