Office of Development and Alumni Affairs

Pratibhodh Foundation Fellowship for Women Students

Pratibodh Foundation supported the establishment of one women fellowship for undergraduate students pursuing Bachelor of Science (Research) program at IISc. This scholarship will enable to add supernumerary seats for women students in the prestigious IISc UG program.

The fellowship aims to encourage women in Science and Technology by awarding undergraduate students pursuing Bachelor of Science (Research) program at IISc and address the problem of gender imbalance in the higher education space.

Entitlements of the Fellowship:

  • Monthly Scholarship: Rs 7,000/- for four years
  • Travel & Other Contingencies (Per Annum): Rs 28,000/-

About Pratibodh Foundation

Pratibodh Foundation ( is a ‘not-for-profit’ company registered under Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013. The objective of the Foundation is finding avenues and resources for bright students from the disadvantaged socio-economic, marginalized, and discriminated communities and groups who have shown excellence and a fervent desire to achieve their dream of pursuing college education and higher studies in reputed institutions of learning and research. On a broader front, Pratibodh Foundation aims to promote advocacy for inclusive, non-discriminatory, equal opportunity and access, multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary education with excellence and social purpose.


Awardee for the Year 2021:

Ms. Zalone Aastha Prashant



For a list of other fellowships available to students facilitated through ODAA, please see the fellowships page.