Smt Jayalakshmi and Late Sri K T Venkataramchar women fellowship for undergraduate students has been established to support the Bachelor of Science (Research) program at IISc. This fellowship 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 Smt. Jayalakshmi and Late Sri. K. T. Venkataramchar
Smt. Jayalakshmi and her husband Late Sri. K. T. Venkataramachar always believed that education is a great enabler not only for success in life but also to draw out the innate capabilities of an individual. Their grandson is an alumnus of the Institute and a graduate from the first batch of the UG program.
Smt. Jayalakshmi took up a career as a school teacher during times when women hardly stepped out to work and her husband was a great support to her. They not only ensured a good education for their daughter but also supported her equally in her career.
This fellowship is to honour their commitment to education, especially to that of girl students.