Wells Fargo Women M.Tech. Fellowships

About Wells Fargo:

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About the Fellowship:

Wells Fargo Women M.Tech. Fellowship has been instituted at IISc and aimed at encouraging highly talented women students to pursue careers in deep technology sector in order to address the gender inequality in science and technology.

Given to the incoming M.Tech. students of Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) starting from batch of August 2021.


Entitlements of the Fellowship:

  • Enhanced fellowship of Rs. 25,000 per month for 24 months
  • Travel cum contingency amount of Rs. 2,50,000 for international/national travel and other expenses to support research including buying a laptop
  • Attractive research grant for the dissertation advisor

Eligibility & Selection:

All Women M.Tech. students of course and research programs in every batch (starting from batch of August 2021)

The selection committee will consist of CDS department faculty members.

Contact: Chair, CDS (e-mail: chair.cds@iisc.ac.in)

2021 Awardees:

  • Ms. Shreeparna Dey, M.Tech. (CDS)
  • Ms. Prajakta Sanjay Bhorse, M.Tech. (CDS)

2022 Awardees:

  • Ms. Tanaya Mallik
  • Ms. Jinka Naga Sai Gowri
  • Ms. Ruchi Bhoot

For a list of other fellowships available to PhD and Masters students at CDS, see the fellowships page.