For US Students


To nurture future innovators and thought leaders, the Science & Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward have partnered to support a dynamic and transformative student exchange program between premier institutions in India and the United States. The program is named in honor of Satyendra Nath Bose (1894 - 1974), a visionary Indian physicist best known for his work on quantum mechanics in the early 1920s. The class of particles that obey Bose-Einstein statistics, Bosons, was named after him.


  • Introduce talented American students to the long-standing tradition of scientific inquiry and innovation in India;
  • Encourage students to consider a career in Science and Technology;
  • Foster interactions between next generation of pioneers in Science and Technology; and,
  • Build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations across disciplines, cultures and geographical boundaries.


  • US Citizens/Permanent Residents/Indian Citizens
  • Students pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States
  • Open to students from all disciplines of Science & Engineering


  • Stipend INR 50,000
  • Airfare
  • Placement at leading Universities and Research Laboratories in India

Program Dates: Summer/ Fall 2018

Download Documents

1.      Please submit your application online athttp://  and upload scanned copies of latest marksheet/transcript, No-Objection Certificate & 2 Letters of Recommendation.


Submission Deadline: January15, 2018

List of Indian Host Institutions

S. N. Bose Scholars Program (US Students): 2017 Awards 

S. N. Bose Scholars Program (US Students): 2016 Awards

S. N. Bose Scholars Program (US Students): 2013 Awards

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For program information contact:
Prof. Aseem Z. Ansari

E-mail: ,
University of Wisconsin Madison
Madison, WI 53706

For program information contact:
Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum 
Fulbright House, 12, Hailey Road, 
New Delhi - 110001, 


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